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Roach on Bradley-Marquez: Not Interesting, Who Cares

By Edward Chaykovsky

Trainer Freddie Roach is not excited by the welterweight match between WBO champion Timothy Bradley (30-0, 12KOs) and former four division world champion Juan Manuel Marquez (55-6-1, 40KOs).

Both fighters defeated Roach's prized pupil, Manny Pacquiao, in 2012. Bradley won a controversial split decision last June and Marquez knocked Pacquiao out cold in the sixth round in December.

Offers were made to both boxers. They passed and struck a deal to face each other on September 14th. Pacquiao will take on Brandon Rios on November 24th.

"[Bradley] and Marquez had a good deal together or something like that, but I don't really see that fight as being too interesting, because who really cares who wins that fight," Roach told Koncrete Jungle.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 05-21-2013

[QUOTE=SoggyLungs;13402062]it's true...an unmotivated pac managed to outpoint bradley and provodnikov (ranked #10 at 140) was knocking his big head around the ring for 12 rounds..bradley is on the decline mentally and physically and marquez's camp knows this..[/QUOTE] So should we…

Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 05-21-2013

[QUOTE=mrpizza-nd_beer;13402024]Like what would you like him to say to two who have been offered $6M and $3M respectively and have both turned it down for a $1-2M apiece? If that didn't make sense to him why would you expect him…

Comment by mrpizza-nd_beer on 05-21-2013

Like what would you like him to say to two who have been offered $6M and $3M respectively and have both turned it down for a $1-2M apiece? If that didn't make sense to him why would you expect him…

Comment by woopwoop on 05-21-2013

Marpedz will be looking to counter, Bradley will too busy watching out for the heavyweight punching power to be offensive = BORING fight, Roach is right.

Comment by Motofan on 05-21-2013

He's lying. I bet Roach is just trembling from anticipation.

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