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Marquez: Tim Bradley Fight is Like a Rematch To Me

By Rafael Soto

Mexican star Juan Manuel "Dinamita" Marquez (55-6-1, 40 KOs) is still steaming over his 2011 decision loss to Manny Pacquiao. Marquez avenged the controversial loss with a sixth round knockout of Pacquiao in 2012 - but the WBO welterweight title was only at stake in 2011. Before their fourth meeting happened, Pacquiao lost the title to Tim Bradley.

On October 12th at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Marquez will get a second chance to capture that WBO title when he faces Bradley (30-0-1, 12 KOs).

"We are closing out [our training camp]. It was a great preparation in terms of strength and speed, but this time we focused more on speed than strength because it was required for this opponent. The main motivation in this fight is winning a fifth title in a different division. I want to take what the judges refused to give me in 2011...in the third fight with Pacquiao. It's like a rematch to win the title. We want to win a fifth world title in our fifth weight division. We want to leave that in our legacy," Marquez added.

"Bradley is a great fighter, and he is undefeated and a world champion. There is respect for him, but in the ring that respect will be tossed aside and I will beat him."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ddangerous on 10-02-2013

[QUOTE=SUCIO416;13801790]no this is the way you gotta do it you must avenge EVERYTHING[/QUOTE] LOL, I guess so.

Comment by theocdog on 10-02-2013

[QUOTE=The Weebler I;13802571]People still talk about James Toney and Roy Jones and their connection to PEDs and legacy, the Marquez fight was much higher profile. The PED issue has become mainstream now. Cheats get no respect and their legacies are…

Comment by Weebler I on 10-02-2013

[QUOTE=Spray_resistant;13802563]No one is going to care or remember any of the suspected PED chatter when it is all over for JMM.[/QUOTE] People still talk about James Toney and Roy Jones and their connection to PEDs and legacy, the Marquez fight…

Comment by Spray_resistant on 10-02-2013

[QUOTE=The Weebler I;13802494]Well he's currently officially 2-1 down against Pacquiao. Did he take the big money fifth fight to avenge his record when offered? The best result for boxing would be a clean Timothy Bradley victory. Then he would fight…

Comment by whoseyourdaddy on 10-02-2013

[QUOTE=The Weebler I;13802494]Well he's currently officially 2-1 down against Pacquiao. Did he take the big money fifth fight to avenge his record when offered? The best result for boxing would be a clean Timothy Bradley victory. Then he would fight…

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