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Brandon Rios: I Would Love To Fight Juan Manuel Marquez

By Jhonny Gonzalez

The new WBA lightweight champion Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios (27-0, 20KOs) would like to unify his title with the WBA's super champion Juan Manuel Marquez (52-5, 38KOs). Rios knocked out the "regular" champion Miguel Acosta in ten rounds last Saturday in Las Vegas.

Marquez is technically now a free agent from Golden Boy Promotions, so the feud with Top Rank would not create a blockade on the fight. Of course it's not likely for Marquez to accept such a fight. Marquez has one goal, and one goal only, to get a third fight with current WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao.

"I've said it before that I would love to fight Juan Manuel Marquez. I would love to get that fight. I've always said that I want to fight the best. I'll leave it up to my promoter and my manager," Rios said.

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Comment by mrlopez on 03-01-2011

[QUOTE=mushahadeen;10170410]JMM can't hurt Rios = Rios will KO JMM.[/QUOTE] ^^^^^^^^^^ i dont know about that, JMM has proved he can put away cats...

Comment by [email protected] on 03-01-2011

marquez should proved to himself he can fight at 147 by fighting berto...if he survive berto, a third fight with pacquiao is possible...

Comment by xxjace on 02-28-2011

I say jmm waxes rios...Hey I like rios and marquez but i dont give rios much of a chance..He stands right in front of his opponents flat footed....wrong style for someone like jmm even at this point in his career..It…

Comment by kadyo's on 02-28-2011

I see no way this fight happening for so many reasons.

Comment by mushahadeen on 02-28-2011

JMM can't hurt Rios = Rios will KO JMM.

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