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Sources: Pacquiao-Marquez To Be Held at Catch-Weight

By Miguel Rivera

Sources in Mexico are reporting that a third meeting between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez will likely have a catch-weight in place. Three weeks ago Marquez received an offer to face Pacquiao in a fall trilogy meeting. Marquez had a problem with some of the itemized terms that were listed in the offer. Pacquiao's promoter, Top Rank, is going to issue a new offer to Marquez on Monday. The revised offer will include several changes in areas that bothered Marquez. The catch-weight, reportedly, is going to fall between 143-145-pounds. Pacquiao has weighed between 144-145 for his last four welterweight ring appearances. Marquez has weighed between 133.5-134 for his last two lightweight title defenses. The fight could take place on November 5 or 12 in Las Vegas

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Team Vitaminas on 05-12-2011

[quote=AssasinKing;10507189]Why should it be at 135 or 139 dont be ridiculous Why should pac dehydrate himself while marquez can stay hydrated and not even try to cut weight Pac is a welterweight now, he can make 140 yeah...but 135? thats…

Comment by Fighting Pride on 05-10-2011

[QUOTE=xcaret v4;10511439]fuk that... pacquiao loves fuking his opponents with the weight.. stupid catchweight champ... marquez should just fight judah for the 4th weight title[/QUOTE] are you ****ing serious? Marquez is the one asking for the catchweight. My question is, should…

Comment by kidrak on 05-09-2011

[QUOTE=Kamelion;10509169]Pacquiao will definitely hav the advantage at that weight. Marquez is a natural 135lb fighter he is at his best in that weight. Pacquiao is now a natural welterweight and is at his best. In fact I believe Pacquiao has…

Comment by xcaret v4 on 05-09-2011

fuk that... pacquiao loves fuking his opponents with the weight.. stupid catchweight champ... marquez should just fight judah for the 4th weight title

Comment by ThePrince on 05-09-2011

A) Don't listen to anything Koncz says about fight negotiations because he's proven many times in the past he has no clue what actually goes on. He said the same thing about the Clottey fight- 145 catchweight, contradicting what Arum…

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