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Photos: Juan Manuel Marquez vs Fedchenko Mexico Presser

By Rafael Soto

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO. - Juan Manuel Marquez officially announced his return this April 14 at the Mexico City Arena, achieving his dream to fight again in the land of his birth after 19 years of not appearing in the area. Marquez, who will face Sergey Fedchenko, Marquez appeared with his coach Don Ignacio Beristían, assistant trainer Angel Heredia, the director of Zanfer Promotions, Fernando Beltran, Director of Azteca 7, Rodrigo Fernandez, Head of Public Relations at the Arena Mexico City, Alejandro Arce and COO of Zanfer, Guillermo Brito.

"It's a great motivation to be home, very satisfying and also a great responsibility," said Marquez, who faces Fedchenko for the vacant interim-junior welterweight title of the World Boxing Organization.

"I've prepared well enough, it's is a tough fight, but I want to have a great fight on April 14 to show everyone how proud I am of being Mexican and fight again at home."

"I am proud to still be the coach of this great athlete. We hope that the 14th, we will present the fans in Mexico with a boxing lesson," said Nacho Beristain, a member of the Hall Fame of New York.

Fernando Beltran let it be known that if Juan Manuel Marquez wins this fight, he will appear on July 14th at Cowboys Stadium.

"We want to continue making history," said Beltran, who expects over 20,000 fans. "I am proud to have the opportunity to present the best fighter in the world today, Juan Manuel Marquez, at the Arena Mexico City. I expect to exceed the number of attendees."

He said that among the special guests at the event that evening - Rafael Marquez, Ulises Solis, Omar Chavez, Hernan Marquez, Juan Carlos Sanchez, Jacqueline Nava, Moises Fuentes, Jorge Arce and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., addition of Timothy Bradley and Nonito Donaire.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Johnny_Roa on 03-28-2012

[QUOTE=UmissUpay;11943675]marquez = the taxi cab drivers killer[/QUOTE] Yes.. I also think Pacquiao is a taxi cab driver.

Comment by 2shameless on 03-28-2012

Might as well go out with a win (at least on paper) before he retires.

Comment by kamikaze_ero on 03-28-2012

very boring fight!not a good fight for an elite fighter in Marquez....Other elite fighters, scheduled this year, have a very credible opponent on their next bout except Marquez...Floyd vs Cotto, Pacman vs Bradley, Salido vs Juanma, Khan vs Peterson.......

Comment by kamikaze_ero on 03-28-2012

another bum replaces a bum as Marquez's opponent on April 14.....WOW!.....I thought Marquez heard the clamor in disgust by fans concerning his upcoming fight against an unknown and a bum fighter in Cuenca by replacing it with a worthy and…

Comment by kamikaze_ero on 03-28-2012

[QUOTE=MANIAC310;11942467]Definitely a worthy fight. can Marquez do anything wrong? what a boss [IMG]http://i43.tinypic.com/29o3aww.jpg[/IMG][/QUOTE] yeah...Marquez only fights the best....Cuenca, Ramos and Fedchenko are the best of them all....

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