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Rafael Marquez: I'm Not Retired, I Want Jhonny Gonzalez

Former world champion Rafael Marquez (41-9, 37KOs), 41-years-old, says he is not officially retired from the sport and wants one more fight as a farewell to his many fans. ...Read More

SHOWTIME To Replay Vazquez-Marquez Series

NEW YORK (March 3, 2015) – SHOWTIME Sports will offer boxing fans a chance to relive one of boxing’s most intense and brutal rivalries as it rolls out content in celebration of the classic showdowns b...Read More

Measured Against All Time: Rafael Marquez

By Cliff Rold - Some find it sad when old champions fall to the hands of time and younger men. It can be. It can also be fitting. The phrase “going out on their shield” carries special meaning. Th...Read More

CompuBox: Esquivias Outlands Marquez 4-1 To Close

Efrain Esquivias outlanded former two division champion Rafael Marquez nearly 4-1 in power shots in rounds five thru nine, getting the knockout. ...Read More

Nacho Beristain: I Told Rafael Marquez He Must Retire

Trainer Nacho Beristain has advised former champion Rafael Marquez (41-9, 37KOs) to retire from boxing. Last Saturday in California, the the 38-year-old veteran took a beating from underdog Efrain Esq...Read More

Photos: Arreola Blasts Mitchell, Marquez Nears The End

Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, California - In a high stakes heavyweight showdown between two highly ranked contenders under the WBC, Chris Arreola (36-3, 31 KOs) blew away Seth Mitchell (26-2-1, 19 K...Read More

CompuBox Historical Review: Marquez vs. Esquivias

Esquivias is busier. The more experienced Marquez has faced FAR better competition. Marquez opponents (Mijares, Nishioka, JM Lopez) landed 48% of their power shots. Esquivias opponents (Alcantara, Mar...Read More

Esquivias Prepared For The Best Rafael Marquez Possible

Through his first 16 professional fights, Efrain Esquivias was an unbeaten fighter. Winning came natural to him. Unfortunately, Esquivias has gone through a dry spell in his couple of fights, winle...Read More

Photos: Arreola vs. Mitchell, Marquez Open Workouts

LOS ANGELES - Chris Arreola (35-3, 30 KO's), of Riverside, Calif. and Seth Mitchell (26-1-1, 19 KO's), of Brandywine, Md., got into a heated verbal exchange during Wednesday's final press conference f...Read More

Photos: Chris Arreola, Seth Mitchell Tense Face To Face

(From Left to Right) Heavyweight Contender Chris Arreola, former world champion Rafael Marquez, California prospect Efrain Esquivias and heavyweight contender Seth Mitchell pose on September 4, 2013 i...Read More

Rafael Marquez May Have Leo Santa Cruz in The Fall

Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer is ready to satisfy the championship wishes of former multi-division beltholder Rafael Marquez, who recently signed a four fight agreement with his company. ...Read More

Marquez Could Face Esquivias on Showtime Special Edition

Looks like there is some clarity regarding a Golden Boy Promotions card taking place on or around September 7th. A special edition of Showtime Championship Boxing will take place on Friday, Septemb...Read More

Ortiz, Mitchell vs. Arreola, Lopez, Marquez in September

Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer told BoxingScene.com that his company is working on several big shows in September. Schaefer is targeting the first week of September for a card that is goin...Read More

Rafael Marquez Back With Nacho, Inks With Golden Boy

Former champion Rafael Marquez (41-8, 37KOs) has signed a four fight agreement with Golden Boy Promotions. Marquez, 38-years-old, plans to return on a Golden Boy card on September 7th, and then wants ...Read More

Cristian Mijares Says There is A lot More Left in The Tank

Former champion Cristian Mijares (47-6-2, 22KOs), 31-years-old, has been around the sport since 1997. With an eleven fight win streak, that began in 2009, Mijares is ready to continue his success on A...Read More

Mijares vs. Marquez Rematch is Possible, Says Beltran

According promoter Fernando Beltran of Zanfer Promotions, there is a good possibility that last month's clash between former world champions, Cristian Mijares (47-6-2, 21 KOs) and Rafael Marquez (41-8...Read More

Juan Manuel Marquez on Possible Robbery, Rafael's Loss

At the Romanza Gym in Mexico, four division world champion Juan Manuel Márquez (54-6-1, 39KOs) continues to train hard for his scheduled fourth meeting with Manny Pacquiao (54-4-2, 38KOs) on December ...Read More

Rafael Marquez Blames Stomach, Targets Mijares Rematch

After suffering his TKO loss to Cristian Mijares (47-6-2, 22 KOs), former champion Rafael Márquez (41-8-0, 37 KOs) blamed his performance on a stomach problem that began nearly two weeks ago. At the t...Read More

Photos: Mijares May Have Ended Rafael Marquez's Career

Mexico City, Mexico - A battle of former champions saw Cristian Mijares (47-6-2, 21 KOs) stop Rafael Marquez (41-8, 37 KOs) in the ninth round. After staggering Marquez with a hard bomb in the ninth, ...Read More

Mijares Stops R. Marquez In Nine; Edgar Sosa Avoids Upset

By Jake Donovan - Cristian Mijares scored perhaps his most significant victory of his current win streak, while potentially sending countryman Rafael Marquez into retirement in the process. The for...Read More