Advertisement
Advertisement

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…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (12)
Top Headlines Liam Smith: I Will Shake Up The World When I Beat Canelo Groves Explains His Version of Events in Golovkin Sparring Tale Photos: Keith Thurman, Shawn Porter Ready For Barclays War Weights from Brooklyn: Porter Strips to 147, Thurman at 146 Liam Smith vs. Canelo Alvarez - Fight Poster Revealed Canelo Alvarez vs. Liam Smith Finalized at 154, 9/17 on PPV Fury To Klitschko: I'm Hitler? You Stupid F***ing Ukrainian Pr*ck! Golden Boy VP Reacts To Arum, Insists Pacquiao vs. Broner is On! Video: Sky Sports Crew Discuss Klitschko vs. Fury Postponement Video: Joshua-Breazeale, Groves-Murray, Eubank-Doran Weighin Jason Sosa Drills Javier Fortuna in Eleventh, Grabs WBA Title Eubank Jr: I Didn't Want To Take Off Underwear, Scare Everyone Photos: Anthony Joshua, Dominic Breazeale Ready For Battle Felix Diaz-Levan Ghvamichava Tops PBC on FS1, July 12 Photo: Tyson Fury's Badly Bruised, Sprained Ankle Injury Felix Verdejo-Jose Felix Likely For October - If Pacquiao Returns Fury Rolls Ankle, July 9 Klitschko Rematch Postponed Thurman Warns: Stop Protecting Your Record Like Mayweather! Arum: Golovkin vs. Ramirez, We Have Deal in Principle For 2017 Groves Explains Boost With McGuigan as Murray Bout Nears Anthony Joshua Willing To Help Joe Joyce Learn, Keep Active Andy Vences: I Have To Be at My Best To Win UniMas Bout Video: Kenny Porter on Tactics For Keith Thurman, More Eubank Sr: No Way Does My Son Lose To Gennady Golovkin! Golovkin's Trainer: Kovalev Will Punish Ward, May Stop Him Keith Thurman: I Have a Burning Desire To Knock Porter Out! Video: Lou DiBella Discusses Keith Thurman vs. Shawn Porter Shawn Porter Smiles: "Special Things Happen in Brooklyn" Video: Arum Discusses Pacquiao vs. Lomachenko, More Porter: If Mayweather Returns, He's Coming For The WBA Belt WBA Officially Opens Up an Office in China Video: Anthony Joshua Ready To Drill Breazeale Like Martin Video: Bob Arum Discusses Kell Brook vs. Jessie Vargas Devin Haney To Make World Fighting Championships Debut Arum Reacts To Golden Boy VP - Trashes Canelo vs. Smith! Video: Wladimir Klitschko Cracks Away on The Pads Canelo's Next Opponent Close To Finalized, Pacquiao is Out Photos/Weights: LaRon Mitchell vs. Epifanio Menodza Video: Shawn Porter on Thurman Relationship, Mayweather Telemundo Weights From Tampa: Rodriguez 115, Quijano 114
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement