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Rocky Martinez Ready For Garcia if He Beats Juanma

By Miguel Rivera

WBO super featherweight champion Roman "Rocky" Martinez (27-1-2, 16KOs) says he is ready to face Mikey Garcia (31-0, 26KOs) - if he defeats Juan Manuel Lopez (33-2, 30KOs) on Saturday night at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.

Martinez is going to be ringside, watching the fight with plenty of invested interest. Martinez is close friends with Juanma and both fighters would prefer not to fight each other unless a very large purse was guaranteed for both.

Garcia is likely moving up to 130-pounds, win or lose, as he failed to make weight on Friday and lost his WBO featherweight crown on the scale. Garcia was two pounds over the limit, coming in at 128-pounds.

Even prior to Friday's weigh-in, there had already been some discussion about Garcia moving up to the super featherweight division to challenge Martinez. 

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by dlee020420 on 06-15-2013

Mikey would piece rocky 10 times out of 10

Comment by Hougigo on 06-15-2013

Rocky just has to not get knocked out

Comment by Chiboxing123 on 06-15-2013

[QUOTE=PRBOXINGCOTTO;13473041]rocky too strong for mikey he wont even pass juanma[/QUOTE] Cmon brotha stop drinkin the don q u know ure talking out of ure a$$. I like juan ma but u know that ass is getting taxed 2mrw and lets…

Comment by Elinmortal on 06-15-2013

dam!!! juanma vs rocky will be crazy...in pr! cholyseo baby

Comment by Basco on 06-14-2013

[QUOTE=bori210;13473054]Man Juanma is going to shock everyone with a Ko. Rocky is too strong for Garcia to handle. Garcia is in big trouble.[/QUOTE] Garcia is to calculated and has great skills. I think he could beat both......the same night!

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