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Maidana Would Love To Return Against Pacquiao in 2015

By Elisinio Castillo

Former world champion Marcos Maidana (35-5, 31KOs) would love to return to the ring in a major fight in 2015. Maidana is coming off back to back pay-per-view fights with Floyd Mayweather Jr. in Las Vegas. Maidana lost a close twelve round majority decision in May and then lost a spirited twelve round unanimous decision in September.

Pacquiao is going to defend his WBO world welterweight title on November 22nd against undefeated Chris Algieri in Macau, China.

Maidana says he would be very motivated to get in the ring "against Pacquiao" but also admits that some of his family members would like to see him retire from the sport.

"[Pacquiao] is the biggest thing for me after Mayweather, and [it makes] business [sense to] fight him. There is a desire to stage something here, but it would be very difficult to make a fight so big in Argentina," Maidana said.

Regarding his last fight with Mayweather: "He was very fast, he moved around the ring very well, but I still believe that I can beat it. We failed in reaching the objective, which was to win. I'm very happy with what I did and because I trained very hard. I feel good to fight, and I think I can do it against anyone, but my family does not want [me to continue fighting], so I'm thinking [about what I plan to do in the future]."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Double on 10-30-2014

[QUOTE=texasboi15;15057620]Remember when Pacquiao was on Mayweather's tail beating the same fighters he beat but in more dramatic fashion? He needs to get back to that. Start with Canelo.[/QUOTE] Etherous post right here, that isht that make your soul burn slow

Comment by richardt on 10-30-2014

[QUOTE=MindBat;15058806]The dynamics of Maidana connecting solidly on Pac's chin is what uncle Bob will try avoid at all costs.[/QUOTE]Sorry to torch your theory: Bob tried to get Pac a rematch with the guy who connected solidly but that guy wanted…

Comment by iloveboxing2 on 10-30-2014

you are an idi ot but I will take your bet, Maidana in 5 you said. PM mw when the fight happens. Not sure what the fk you are smoking but you are fd up! [QUOTE=Real Talk85;15057616]In four fights Manny…

Comment by fundicao on 10-29-2014

[QUOTE=PAC-BOY;15058650]Maidana needs a couple of good wins to make it hyped up.[/QUOTE] What good wins had rios and algieri to fight manny? The truth is roach and Arum are two smart guys and will never let that this fight happens...because…

Comment by Str8 Right on 10-29-2014

[QUOTE=Mike D;15058998]I'm not going to sit here and defend the Algieri fight, but jeezus, the guy just fought a unanimous top 5 pound for pounder f**king 6 months ago. Y'all act like all he does is fight bums.[/QUOTE] The algy…

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