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Marquez Praises Fedchenko, Eyes July 14 and Pacquiao

By Alfredo Jaime Gomez, notifight.com

On Saturday, before a crowd of over 22,000 fans at the new Arena Mexico in Mexico City - Juan Manuel Marquez (54-6-1, 39KOs) won a twelve round unanimous decision over Sergey Fedchenko (30-2, 13KOs) to win the WBO's interim-junior welterweight title. The scores were 119-109, 118-110 and 118-110.

Marquez plans to return on July 14th at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The four division world champion praised Fedchenko, admitting the Ukrainian boxer presented a few stylistic complications.

Marquez hopes to secure a fourth fight with Manny Pacquiao, in the fall, but the fourth fight is not a sure thing until the outcome of Pacquiao's fight on June 9th against Timothy Bradley.

"I was moved, I was moved by the response from the audience [to my fight], which was something great. I wanted to give them a victory by knockout, but I failed to do so. Fedchenko is very brave, has a lot of stamina and can fight going backwards. But there is no doubt about my victory. I hope to get news about a fourth fight with Manny Pacquiao, sooner than later. I'll go against a lefty on July 14 in Texas," Marquez said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by kamikaze_ero on 04-16-2012

[QUOTE=mathed;12008577]JMM picks Judah apart...too much mental influence in that fight and JMM is just to technical[/QUOTE] Marquez was exposed by a bum fighter in Fedchenko...He looked like an ordinary fighter....if only Fedchenko had the power of Zab during his fight,…

Comment by mathed on 04-16-2012

JMM picks Judah apart...too much mental influence in that fight and JMM is just to technical

Comment by Southpawology on 04-16-2012

[QUOTE=Randomum;12008497]I would love a Zab Judah vs. Marquez fight. That is one of my dream matches. Who takes it? Its a toss up, I think.[/QUOTE] seriously?? you havent learned anything from judah in big fights?? he threw like 20 punches…

Comment by mushahadeen on 04-16-2012

What would everyone here be saying Fedchenko survived 12 rounds vs. Floyd, Pac, or Rios? Don't lie. You would all be talking shlt talking about how Fedchenko exposed Floyd/Pac/Rios/Whoever. But because it's JMM everyone just kinda shrugs and nobody cares.

Comment by Randomum on 04-16-2012

I would love a Zab Judah vs. Marquez fight. That is one of my dream matches. Who takes it? Its a toss up, I think.

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