Marquez Leaves Door Slightly Open For Pacquiao 'Five'


BELL, CALIF. --- Mexican legend Juan Manuel Marquez and Mike Alvarado meet in catchweight bout at 144 pounds on Saturday night at The Forum on HBO, and there has been speculation that the winner will face Manny Pacquiao next.

If Marquez beats Alvarado, that would be a fifth fight against Pacquiao. Marquez and Pacquiao fought to a split draw in the first fight, Pacquiao took a controversial split decision in the second fight, Pacquiao won a majority decision in the third fight and Marquez scored a sixth-round KO in the fourth fight.

Marquez isn't exactly excited about a fifth fight against Pacquiao, but he did leave the door slightly open for the possibility of a fifth fight against Pacquiao.

"I don't know," Marquez said. "I don't know what's going to happen in (the) future. I always say the present is the most important. The present is (this) Saturday. The present is Mike Alvarado. I don't know what's (going to) happen in the future, but, maybe, if I win the fight, maybe, the fifth (world) title, maybe, yes."

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Muscles72 on 05-16-2014

I think if Juan uses his boxing intelligence he should win fairly easily on Saturday as far as a fifth fight with manny I don't think he's really interested.

Comment by JaguaresMx on 05-16-2014

When Pac is 40 and way past it, Arum will pay JMM 50 million and build a stadium to get grandpa out of retirement And pac fans will celebrate when he finally kos JMM! See! He was better!

Comment by Snake4380 on 05-16-2014

[[email protected];14557075]oldman marquez should fight bradley next not pac... pac-mayweather is what the world will be watching next...[/QUOTE] Mayweather already had his chance to fight Pacquiao in his prime when they were the one and two best fighters in the world...he…

Comment by [email protected] on 05-16-2014

oldman marquez should fight bradley next not pac... pac-mayweather is what the world will be watching next...

Comment by bojangles1987 on 05-16-2014


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