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Juan Manuel, Rafael Marquez Batter Opponents in Cancun

By Miguel Rivera

At Plaza de Toros in Cancun, Mexico, WBA/WBO lightweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez (53-5-1, 39 KOs) knocked out Likar Ramos (24-4, 18 KOs) in the first round of a junior welterweight bout. One solid right hand ended Ramos and put him away. The fight was a tune-up to see how Marquez reacts to a higher weight for his November 12 trilogy fight with Manny Pacquiao, which takes place at a catch-weight of 144-pounds.

In the co-feature, former two division champion Rafael Marquez (40-6, 36 KOs) broke down Eduardo Becerril (12-8-2, 4 KOs) in five rounds, as he was unable to come out for round six. Marquez is now in line to fight WBC super bantamweight champion Toshiaki Nishioka in a tentative October battle in Las Vegas.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by LeadUppercut on 07-18-2011

[QUOTE=Nodogoshi;10856867]Were Buster Douglas, Hasim Rahman, Michael Spinks, or Corrie Sanders bums from Columbia with padded records from fighting taxi drivers? No? That's my point. This guy had NO CHANCE whatsoever. He has nothing in common with any of the guys…

Comment by Drunken Cat on 07-18-2011

[QUOTE=BoxingGenius27;10854668]Does James "Buster" Douglas ring a bell? Or how about Rahman vs Lewis I, Ali vs Spinks I, Klitscho vs Sanders, Jones vs Tarver II..... I think you get the point. Crazier things have happen in the history of boxing…

Comment by LeadUppercut on 07-17-2011

[QUOTE=Nodogoshi;10854460]If you want to talk about fixed fights, [B]talk about the way matchmakers make fights in which they know 100% who the winner will be[/B]. This was one of those fights. Dive? Sorry, no. Unless you consider a guy quitting…

Comment by tangalog2200 on 07-17-2011

[QUOTE=Brouillard;10851469]:lol1: 1 round, what a useless tuneup it turned out to be[/QUOTE] yes, i think so, too... the tune up would have been more useful to jmm if he had somehow been put to the test more.... the ko might…

Comment by LeadUppercut on 07-17-2011

[QUOTE=KTFO;10852894]Whine? Coming from the guy thats been crying conspiracy theories about fights that have happened in the past? We are on a thread about Marquez and all you can talk about is Pacman? Guess the sarcasm of my stories went…

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