Photos: Rafael Marquez is Training Hard For Yamaguchi

By Rafael Soto

Former champion Rafael Marquez (40-7, 36KOs) is training hard for his next ring appearance. Marquez returns for the first time since the decision loss to WBC champion Toshiaki Nishioka in October, and he faces Japanese boxer Kenichi Yamaguchi on the 5th of May at the Municipal Auditorium in Tijuana. Jackie "Aztec Princess" Nava will headline the show with a defense of her WBA super bantamweight crown against Colombian fighter Diana Ayala.

Yamaguchi, with a record of 17-2 with four knockouts and two draws, fought WBO featherweight champion Orlando Salido for eleven rounds before being stopped.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Solitario on 04-26-2012

This has the potential to be a great scrap. Yamaguchi showed a lot of heart in his fight with Salido.

Comment by bose on 04-26-2012

Wish Marquez and Zaragoza luck in there next fight. Anyone know why Marquez isn't with Nacho anymore?

Comment by budfr on 04-25-2012

Zaragoza has enough money for hair implant. Why a toupé ??

Comment by fceeviper on 04-25-2012

[SIZE="5"][COLOR="Black"]WAR RAFA!!![/COLOR][/SIZE] :boxing: Rafa needs to get back to his winning ways! :alucard:

Comment by richardt on 04-25-2012

Daniel Zarragoza look CREEPY with that black cheap Toupee he is wearing!!!!!! You would think he would spend more than $5.99 for a cheap wig.

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