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Marquez Says Bradley Showdown Could Be Final Fight

By Salvador Rodriguez

Mexican icon Juan Manuel Marquez (55-6-1, 40KOs) does not rule possibility of retirement - even if he defeats Timothy Bradley (30-0, 12KOs) for the WBO welterweight title. Marquez, who recently turned 40, challeges Bradley on October 12th at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. If Marquez wins, it would his fifth world title in his fifth weight division. Marquez will determine the future of his career on his ability to perform next month.

"[Retirement] is a possibility. I won't rule anything out right now. First things first, we have to see how I feel physically, which is a very important factor and then see what happens. Bradley can say whatever he wants, but [saying he will retire me] and doing it are two different things. Anything can happen in the ring. We will allow him to keep talking, but I will let my fists do the talking," said Marquez.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Hougigo on 10-13-2013

Should have retired after Pac

Comment by littlemac on 09-27-2013

[IMG]http://i44.tinypic.com/4hfl1g.jpg[/IMG] People weren't joking calling Manny sleeping beauty. Marquez literally put Pac to sleep!!

Comment by tangalog2200 on 09-27-2013

[QUOTE=loui_ludwig;13786053]I am one of those who wants to see a 5th fight. But tired of hearing it for the past year. If JMM said this might be his last fight, i hope he keep his word. Don't want to hear…

Comment by tangalog2200 on 09-27-2013

[QUOTE=littlemac;13786571][IMG]http://i40.tinypic.com/jsgeop.jpg[/IMG] Can't have a more decisive win then this!:D[/QUOTE] impressive as the win/ko might be, i won't categorize it as a decisive win...as in the likes of pac vs cotto, pac vs odlh ali vs foreman, pbf vs a bunch…

Comment by littlemac on 09-27-2013

[IMG]http://i39.tinypic.com/cku1c.jpg[/IMG] Atleast Manny was asleep before hitting the canvas. Hitting the canvas face first would have been painful.

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