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Marquez Praises Mexican Fans, Career Decision Waits

By Miguel Rivera

Former four division world champion Juan Manuel Marquez (55-6-1, 40KOs) is not going to make a decision regarding his career until 2013. The Mexican star is still celebrating his sixth round knockout of Manny Pacquiao from December 8th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Marquez, 39, is receiving a lot of pressure from both sides of the fence. The boxer's wife, Erika, is pushing him to retire. The fans want at least one more fight.

He will enjoy the rest of the holidays with his family and then he plans to sit down and make a final decision on his boxing future. 

Either way he goes, he wants the Mexican fans to know how much he appreciates their support.

"[The Mexican fans] have always been with me and I will never forget that. I want to thank [the Mexican fans] from the bottom of my heart. They are a major force for me when I go into the ring to fight," Marquez said.

"We have not decided anything about what I will do in 2013. I will enjoy the holidays, discuss everything with my family, rest for a while, and then we will [make a decision]."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by tlaloc on 12-26-2012

[QUOTE=mrpizza-nd_beer;12860167]WTF is this kind of prejudice towards Pacquiao fans? We are mere opinionating on what we thought really went on with that farce of a body Marquez had. Where were you when butthurt Floydroids fans were so enraged when Pacquiao…

Comment by mrpizza-nd_beer on 12-26-2012

WTF is this kind of prejudice towards Pacquiao fans? We are mere opinionating on what we thought really went on with that farce of a body Marquez had. Where were you when butthurt Floydroids fans were so enraged when Pacquiao…

Comment by Muscles72 on 12-26-2012

Would love to see him go back to 140 and clash with danny garcia but not sure if he wants any of that but real talk I would give marquez the edge remember khan was doin well until he decided…

Comment by Cleto_Reyes on 12-26-2012

Marquez, this is the perfect time for you to retire. You're on top , theirs a movie Documentary on you. thats how everyone will remeber you. A true warrior and a gentleman of the sport.

Comment by sapo1 on 12-26-2012

[QUOTE=toolegit;12856766]Marquez would be better to retire. Memo might snitch on him. He got his revenge BY ALL MEANS NECESSARY courtesy of that drug dealer. What is 5th fight for? result might be different without the roid....[/QUOTE] Posted By toolegit Wrong…

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