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.
[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.Post a Comment/View More User Comments (15)