Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Arum: Marquez Would Fight Pacquiao, If He Gets WBO Title

Text by Edward Chaykovsky, Interview by Chris Robinson

In several recent articles on BoxingScene.com, former four division world champion Juan Manuel Marquez (55-7-1, 40KOs) said that he wants to wait until the outcome of the April rematch between Timothy Bradley and Manny Pacquiao, before making a decision on what he plans to do in the fall. Marquez, 40-years-old, wants to win a fifth divisional title before retiring.

According to Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum, Marquez has indicated to him that he would be available to fight the winner in the fall.

Marquez knocked Pacquiao out cold in the sixth round of their fourth fight in December 2012. But then Bradley went on to win a twelve round decision over Marquez last October. Marquez has rejected numerous offers to face Pacquiao in a fifth fight, but he would entertain the idea if Pacquiao captured the WBO welterweight crown with a victory over Bradley.

"Marquez really only wants one thing, he wants to win that title. He has indicated to us, that he was be very amenable to fighting the winner of Pacquiao and Bradley in the fall. There is a statement on the internet already, that he's made. he's obviously changed his tune [on fighting Pacquiao again]. He doesn't want to fight Pacquiao again if Pacquiao is not successful with Bradley, but if Pacquiao is successful with Bradley, he has stated that he would fight Pacquiao," Arum said.

>>>>>Arum Talks About The Future of Chavez Jr.<<<<<

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by moonshineman on 02-03-2014

Marquez is like a leach with Pacquiao. I know Pacquiao still wants another match with JMM, but I don't know why. Pac has beaten JMM twice to JMM's once. marquez never made any money till he fought Pac. He and…

Comment by icha on 02-03-2014

[QUOTE=kamikaze_ero;14199842]pacman took VADA testing on his last fight where his opponent Rios had a positive result while Marquez rejected the request of Bradley to have their fight tested by VADA . Marquez is allergic to VADA testing.[/QUOTE] and why didnt…

Comment by icha on 02-03-2014

[QUOTE=handsome1-1;14198253]The piss drinker roid monster will need to get tested for PEDs first and I doubt he will agree to that , no way[/QUOTE] last time they fought it was pac who didnt agree, so stop the crying...

Comment by Pain~Lucy on 02-03-2014

[QUOTE=BuckToothed;14200142]He'll demand same day weigh-in, like how he wants a rehydration clause against Bradley for wanting VADA.[/QUOTE] that wont be a problem for pacquiao though, he's a natural welterweight, but marquez can always consult to mayweather

Comment by BuckToothed on 02-03-2014

[QUOTE=Jsmooth9876;14200125]Let's see what Marquez looks like when he has to do VADA testing....[/QUOTE] He'll demand same day weigh-in, like how he wants a rehydration clause against Bradley for wanting VADA.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (77)
Top Headlines Wilder: Eddie Hearn is Not a Guy That You Can Trust Liam Williams: Jaime Munguia vs. Liam Smith is Difficult To Call Abel Sanchez: If Usyk Fights Like Before, He's On His Back in 9! Dec Spelman Makes a Successful Ring Return, Back on 9/7 The WBSS at Cruiserweight Worked (and That’s No Small Feat) Hearn: No One Knows Who Wilder is - 50-50 Will Never Happen! Povetkin: I've Always Been Clean, Failed Tests Were Suspicious Christian "Macho Time" Camacho on Boxeo Telemuno Card Crawford Tops Lomachenko, Wins ESPY For 'Fighter of the Year' Teofimo Lopez To Undergo Surgery on Right Hand on Friday Rey Vargas Already Back To Work, Hopes For Quick Return Photos: Jean Pascal, Steve Bosse - Face To Face at Final Presser Anthony Joshua: I'd Rather Lose Than Use PEDs To Win Toka Kahn Clary vs. Kid Galahad - IBF Eliminator Ordered Jazza Dickens vs. Martin Ward Rematch Off Due To Injury Dmitry Bivol: Fight Against Kovalev 'Most Likely' Will Happen Kalle Sauerland Talks WBSS Season 2 Draft, Usyk vs. Gassiev Photos: Mario Barrios Putting in Work For Jose Roman Jean Carlos Torres Headlines Return of PRBBP Series, August 10 Promoter: I Really Believed Munguai Would Knock Golovkin Out Lucas Matthysse Blasts Critics Who Claim He Quit With Pacquiao Abner Mares Joins Announce Team of Boxeo Telemundo Saunders vs. Andrade Purse Bid is Set By WBO For July 25 Anthony Joshua: This is Chapter 2 For Me - All Comers Welcome! Photos: Anthony Joshua, Alexander Povetkin - Face To Face in UK Ryan Martin, Terry Flanagan Aim To Shake Up WBSS Tourney Top Rank President is Very High on Teofimo Lopez Demetrius Andrade Not Expected To Face Billy Joe Saunders Next Miller: I Knew Joshua's a Punk; Wanted to Push His Buttons Manny Pacquiao vs. Lucas Matthysse: Afterthoughts Carl Frampton Getting Annoyed By Trash Talk of Luke Jackson Kamil Delighted After Winning The Right To Remain in Scotland Jermaine Franklin Decisions Craig Lewis at Motor City Casino Bellew: I Prefer Usyk-Gassiev Winner - But Fury Easier, Pays More Joshua: Wilder is Definitely Going To Happen - Confident I'll Win! Zeuge's Coach, Braehmer, Went Bonkers After Upset Loss Shakhram Giyasov Picks Up Stoppage Win in First Round Usyk, Gassiev Could Be One Step Away Before Heavyweight Leap Nacho: Canelo Needs The "Perfect Fight" To Beat Golovkin Subriel Matias vs. Breidis Prescott Set For August 18
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement