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Marquez Could Make a Welterweight Run if No Pacquiao

By Miguel Rivera

WBO junior welterweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez (54-6-1, 39KOs) would consider making a run for a welterweight title - if Manny Pacquiao selects an alternative opponent for his upcoming return on November 10th in Las Vegas.

Marquez is one of the three options being considered by Pacquiao. If Pacquiao decides to fight Timothy Bradley or Miguel Cotto, then Marquez will move in another direction. He wants to stay active by having another fight. Marquez has fought twice at welterweight, losing a lopsided decision to Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2009 and then losing a controversial decision to Pacquiao last November.

"There has to be [a fight], to stay active, and possibly [I'll have that] fight in November. Perhaps a defense of my championship title or searching for a fifth. But, if we were just crowned champion at super lightweight, I'd like to make a defense. And to look for a fifth title in a different division....why not?," said Marquez.

However, he said that his main interest is still a fourth fight with Pacquiao.

"Many people saw and know what happened. We won those three fights, but what I want is to have my hand raised, so the people can clearly see who is the winner is and I can be cataloged as the best pound for pound," Marquez said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Jack Napier on 08-21-2012

Marquez isn't beating any authentic WW's Alexander the twat will beat Bailey if JMM wants a WW belt, target the twat, that's a fight he can win Paulie is possible, but that fight isn't really interesting other than that, nothing…

Comment by Ringlife on 08-21-2012

[QUOTE=Muscles72;12440747]What are you talkin about? Since their last fight in 08 he became the light weight champion fought young up and comers like katsidis juan diaz twice took him to school among others including pacquiao and has fought mayweather and…

Comment by The Big Dunn on 08-21-2012

[QUOTE=DominiBox;12440337]:hitit::bottle: So why spend so much time in my post history? Sorry if i hurt your papi. Big Dunn is a well known Floyd c.o.c.k su.c.ker.. And you also think Pacquiao is pricing himself out against Mayweather. It was a…

Comment by The Big Dunn on 08-21-2012

[QUOTE=DominiBox;12440151]Wow.. this one has to be one of the most stupid comments in boxingscene history. Congrats dude! And of course...came from a Floyd psychotic...!![/QUOTE] ahh, gotta love it. when you can't answer a tough question, call the poster who asked…

Comment by Muscles72 on 08-21-2012

[QUOTE=Ringlife;12440646]If Marquez wasn't so obsessed with Pac. He could have already had some other big fights in the last two years. What a waste of prime.[/QUOTE] What are you talkin about? Since their last fight in 08 he became the…

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