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Rafael Marquez Says He'll Be Ready For Nishioka Shot

By Alfredo Jaime Gomez, notifight.com

Former two division champion Rafael Marquez (40-6, 36KOs) believes he is ready for a planned shot at the WBC super bantamweight champion Toshiaki Nishioka (38-4-3, 24KOs) of Japan. Marquez returned to the ring last Saturday in Cancun, Mexico and stopped Eduardo Becerril in five rounds. Marquez was fighting for the first time in eight months. He suffered a shoulder injury during last November TKO loss to featherweight Juan Manuel Lopez. The Nishioka bout is tentative for October 1.

"I felt pretty good, despite my inactivity of eight months. My right shoulder didn't give me any problems. The opponent had a good chin. On October 1, I'm going to face Toshioka Nishioka in Las Vegas," Marquez said. 

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by $coinblatt$ on 07-18-2011

[QUOTE=andyp513;10858795]Poor newbies just don't know how the corrupted wbc is working.even I don't have to be a puerto rican to notice this :thinking: :rofl::rofl:[/QUOTE] and the wbo isn't corrupt? lol gtfo idiot.

Comment by vacon04 on 07-18-2011

[QUOTE=Rich Loc Jr;10858599]Rafa didn't look spectacular but I think you guys are exaggerating. His punches were still crisp and hard. He will give Nishioka all that he can handle.[/QUOTE] Of course he'll do everything he can to win the fight,…

Comment by AP♠ on 07-18-2011

[QUOTE=theplayerpimp;10858365]Stfu stupid rican the wbo gives out belts to dead ricans for crying out loud.[/QUOTE] [QUOTE=*Khan;10858530]Like the Puerto Rican based WBA awarded Vazquez Jr. and JuanMa titles before Mexicans came and showed them what real champions are like.[/QUOTE] Poor newbies…

Comment by Shadows on 07-18-2011

I haven't seen Rafa's latest fight, but I think the Rafa that showed up for the JML fight would have a good shot against Nishioka.

Comment by fceeviper on 07-18-2011

[QUOTE=Rich Loc Jr;10858599]He will give Nishioka all that he can handle.[/QUOTE] That's a no doubt'er when it comes to Rafa, but I'm just saying he looked a little old/slow on Sat, he was getting caught alot. But yeah I will…

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