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Maidana: Do Not Write Me Off, I'll Come Back Stronger!

Even though he suffered a clear defeat last Saturday against Devon Alexander, knockout artist Marcos Maidana made a public appearance on Wednesday in Panama City where he attended the World Boxing Association’s  Annual Awards Dinner.

Maidana was among many great world champions who were present at the fantastic event and had some time to speak with the press.

“It feels great that the boxing world still recognizes me, especially after the ugly defeat I suffered against Devon. I’m so grateful to all Panamanians and boxing people in general who encouraged me to keep on going. Even Amir Khan which whom I have a boxing rivalry told me to go ahead and will recover,” Maidana said.

Maidana received a trophy and a gold and diamonds ring from the hands of WBA President Gilberto Mendoza as one of the great champions of 2011.

“I had a horrible performance against Alexander. No excuses. Devon really beat be fair and square, he is a great boxer. Now I have to rest as I was more than two months away from my home and family. But I’ll come back to stronger to defend my title (the WBA Regular Super Lightweight belt which was not at stake vs. Alexander),” added “El Chino.

“I take all the critics and I know myself and my team have to think about it seriously. But I say don’t write me off because I’ll come back stronger”, Maidana concluded.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by John Barron on 03-04-2012

[QUOTE=New England;11854698]if he can still make 140 there are some fights out there for him at 147 he runs the risk of becoming a gatekeeper if argentine boxing fans will be have themselves HBO could have made a hell of…

Comment by New England on 03-04-2012

if he can still make 140 there are some fights out there for him at 147 he runs the risk of becoming a gatekeeper if argentine boxing fans will be have themselves HBO could have made a hell of an…

Comment by John Barron on 03-04-2012

[QUOTE=ShoulderRoll;11850175]Since Marquez is looking to campaign at 140 lbs he doesn't want Nacho working with a possible rival.[/QUOTE] bah... nacho has plenty of craft to teach, would've been great for a fighter like el chino to be under his wing,…

Comment by mshap on 03-04-2012

Maidana is done as a credible contender for anything-- next stop for him on ESPN's Friday Night Fights against the ever populate 'last minute replacement'....

Comment by whatismyname on 03-03-2012

Maidana should only fight in DC, and only allow cooper to ref his fights. He'd be undefeated

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