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Morales-Maidana Draws Huge Rating, Beats Canelo-Hatton

By Miguel Rivera

According to reliable industry sources, last Saturday's junior welterweight bout between Erik Morales and Marcos Maidana drew a huge rating in Mexico. Morales lost a twelve round majority decision to Maidana at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. It's being said that Morales-Maidana generated a ratings figure of 25 points, which is a little higher than the huge rating generated by Saul "Canelo" Alvarez's title winning effort over Matthew Hatton in March. Based on the rating, a high number of the televised homes in Mexico were watching Morales go for a fourth world championship.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ksan on 04-16-2011

[QUOTE=Pullcounter;10380238]there's no doubt that morales is a bigger draw than the ginger kid[/QUOTE] A Morales vs Marquez fight will be huge in Mexico, and after that Marquez can fight Pacquiao.

Comment by John Barron on 04-15-2011

[B]STOP THE PRESS[/B] red headed juan diaz is only 20!!! must we be reminded of this every time he is mentioned?

Comment by theplayerpimp on 04-15-2011

[QUOTE=Pullcounter;10380238]there's no doubt that morales is a bigger draw than the ginger kid[/QUOTE] no sht sherlock a living legend like morales has more fans than a 20 year old kid whos career is just kicking off.

Comment by joserm on 04-15-2011

Morales, Marquez, Barrera, Margarito, Chavez Jr....are a bigger draws in Mexico vs Alvarez; regardless of what GBP and HBO (Larry Merchant) is selling.

Comment by Pullcounter on 04-15-2011

there's no doubt that morales is a bigger draw than the ginger kid

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