Rafael Marquez-Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. is Off Due To Injury

By Ryan Burton has been advised by multiple sources that the August 4th super bantamweight showdown between former champions Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. (21-2-1, 18KOs) and Rafael Marquez (41-7, 37KOs) is off. They were set to battle at the Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. According to the sources, Marquez suffered a hand injury while training.

The fight may be rescheduled to a later date after the extent of the injury is determined.

Former super featherweight champion Roman "Rocky" Martinez was set to square off against Miguel Beltran in the co-featured fight.

Editor's Note: The fight has been targeted for a postponed date of October 6th.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by lazarito52 on 07-24-2012

Rigo vazquez jr instead of marroquin. Better fight for rigo and he will demonstrate he is better than donaire. Rigo tkos vazquez. For sure.

Comment by JrRod on 07-24-2012

Marquez was injured before the Lopez fight, after the Lopez fight and now before this Vasquez fight. Can't help but think age is catching up to him and he's breaking down. Too many wars for this man, it might be…

Comment by Manos_de_Piedra on 07-24-2012

damn.............what a crying shame

Comment by ceibant on 07-24-2012

With our luck recently guys/gals, that shot the doctor gave Marquez in the knuckle is loaded with banned substances and he'll end up testing positive and the entire event will get cancelled!! Let's hope that's not the case, lol. I'm…

Comment by niallcollins on 07-24-2012

another card cancelled i was looking forward to this fight :(

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