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Quintana Could See a Move To 160, Eyes Sergio Martinez

By Rey Colon

Although he will reappear on Friday in the junior middleweight division, Carlos 'El Indio' Quintana, a former WBO champion at 147 pounds, did not rule out a move up to middleweight noting that where he feels more comfortable because he doesn't have to drop a large amount of weight.

"At 147 pounds it was tough. At 154 I have to do a little work. If I see something good at 160 pounds, I'll go up. There I'll feel a lot stronger and faster. I'd like to fight Sergio Martinez. That's a very attractive looking fight," appropriated Quintana. "I'm going back to my roots by boxing more. That is the best style." 

Rey Colon covers the boxing scene in Puerto Rico for Sport Press.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by LeadUppercut on 02-18-2011

I still like Quintana, but I don't know about this fight. That earlier suggestion of Canelo is a better idea, although maybe I would like to see the kid develop a couple more steps before jumping in with experienced guys…

Comment by LeadUppercut on 02-18-2011

[QUOTE=onechance87;10117372]quintana should fight canelo,It will be a good fight:boxing:[/QUOTE] Great point. A fight like that could be a good next step for Canelo.

Comment by LeadUppercut on 02-18-2011

[QUOTE=Walt Liquor;10117253]:lol1::lol1::lol1: i'm sure the boxing world is pissing their pants with excitement.[/QUOTE] LMAO :haha:

Comment by Walt Liquor on 02-17-2011

slow down people. perhaps quintana should fight at 160 against anyone of note before we worry about this fight.

Comment by PRBOXINGCOTTO on 02-17-2011

Sergio and quintana are the same except sergio is bigger and stronger it would be a good fight though

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