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Pacquiao vs Mosley is Next, Says Marquez's Trainer

By Jhonny Gonzalez

Nacho Beristain, trainer and manager of WBO/WBA lightweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez, doesn't have much hope that Manny Pacquiao will select his boxer as the opponent for April 16 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Marquez is under consideration for the date, but ex-champion "Sugar" Shane Mosley is the recognized favorite to get selected by Pacquiao and his promoter Bob Arum of Top Rank.

Arum is going to arrive in the Philippines by December 14. He hopes to finalize an opponent by the time he returns to the United States. Beristain sounds confident that Pacquiao will choose Mosley for April.

"I think the next fight is going be Pacquiao vs. Mosley, but Arum could make himself a great asset to our sport if he were to give Juan Manuel a third fight at super lightweight [140-pounds]," Beristain said.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by WESS on 12-03-2010

[QUOTE=empiricix;9712983]It's funny how some people demand that Pac keep fighting various opponents from three weight classes but then refuse to give him credit for exactly doing this in the past and earning titles in 6 or 8 weight divisions. It's…

Comment by GRUSTLER on 12-03-2010

[QUOTE=Stl_Buay;9710656]Just like Floyd fought Marquez after Manny beat him or De La Hoya after Shane beat him or Judah after Tszyu killed him and Baldomir beat him or he fought Gotti after Smoke Gainer of all people beat him or…

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Comment by El Vikingo on 12-03-2010

Last Manny fights are getting worse and worse.He got plenty of options out there,Bradley,Marquez,Berto etc ... he could fight anyone but Mosley. This is a joke ,plain and simple.

Comment by Skills_Vs_Pills on 12-03-2010

[QUOTE=sapaw;9709679]its not Pac terms, it greedy arum and Roach terms.. this is the terms of Pac [url]http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/289008/pacquiao-sets-term-fight-marquez[/url][/QUOTE] Pac SHOULD know by now, that he's really the one in charge. It's just sad that he's too stupid to realize it. I…

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