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Photo: Marroquin Badly Injures Ankle During Diaz Loss

Featherweight contender Roberto Marroquin (23-3, 16KOs) tore ligaments around his right ankle in the first round of last Friday's shocking ten round split decision loss to Daniel Diaz (20-5) at the WinStar Casino in Oklahoma. Marroquin injured the ankle after suffering two knockdowns in the first. He also hurt his left hand along the way, but the ankle made him a stationary target for Diaz.

According to Marroquin's team, the boxer will likely be out for several months to fully recover from the ankle injury.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by TBear on 07-03-2013

[QUOTE=.:: JSFD26 ::.;13525885]No chance of going much further in his career? Do you realize how old this kid is? [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE][/QUOTE] My point is "If nothing changes, nothing changes"! Marroquin just lost to a unranked 19-5…

Comment by ßringer on 07-03-2013

Respect to Marroquin for finishing the fight despite the injury. Hope he heals up and avenges the loss soon.

Comment by vacon04 on 07-03-2013

It's swollen but I'm not sure that's a 3rd degree sprain. Last year I was going through a hard time and unfortunately got several injuries including a broken thumb, a 1st degree sprain on my right ankle and a 2nd…

Comment by Fish_Scotland on 07-03-2013

[QUOTE=kings14;13526472]I've hurt my ankle worse than that, and it was a ***** to even try to put weight on it. Amazing the toughness guys like Marroquin and Bradley exhibit in the ring, let alone risking your life every fight.[/QUOTE] When…

Comment by kings14 on 07-03-2013

I've hurt my ankle worse than that, and it was a ***** to even try to put weight on it. Amazing the toughness guys like Marroquin and Bradley exhibit in the ring, let alone risking your life every fight.

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