Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Marquez Praises Mexican Fans, Career Decision Waits

By Miguel Rivera

Former four division world champion Juan Manuel Marquez (55-6-1, 40KOs) is not going to make a decision regarding his career until 2013. The Mexican star is still celebrating his sixth round knockout of Manny Pacquiao from December 8th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Marquez, 39, is receiving a lot of pressure from both sides of the fence. The boxer's wife, Erika, is pushing him to retire. The fans want at least one more fight.

He will enjoy the rest of the holidays with his family and then he plans to sit down and make a final decision on his boxing future. 

Either way he goes, he wants the Mexican fans to know how much he appreciates their support.

"[The Mexican fans] have always been with me and I will never forget that. I want to thank [the Mexican fans] from the bottom of my heart. They are a major force for me when I go into the ring to fight," Marquez said.

"We have not decided anything about what I will do in 2013. I will enjoy the holidays, discuss everything with my family, rest for a while, and then we will [make a decision]."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by tlaloc on 12-26-2012

[QUOTE=mrpizza-nd_beer;12860167]WTF is this kind of prejudice towards Pacquiao fans? We are mere opinionating on what we thought really went on with that farce of a body Marquez had. Where were you when butthurt Floydroids fans were so enraged when Pacquiao…

Comment by mrpizza-nd_beer on 12-26-2012

WTF is this kind of prejudice towards Pacquiao fans? We are mere opinionating on what we thought really went on with that farce of a body Marquez had. Where were you when butthurt Floydroids fans were so enraged when Pacquiao…

Comment by Muscles72 on 12-26-2012

Would love to see him go back to 140 and clash with danny garcia but not sure if he wants any of that but real talk I would give marquez the edge remember khan was doin well until he decided…

Comment by Cleto_Reyes on 12-26-2012

Marquez, this is the perfect time for you to retire. You're on top , theirs a movie Documentary on you. thats how everyone will remeber you. A true warrior and a gentleman of the sport.

Comment by sapo1 on 12-26-2012

[QUOTE=toolegit;12856766]Marquez would be better to retire. Memo might snitch on him. He got his revenge BY ALL MEANS NECESSARY courtesy of that drug dealer. What is 5th fight for? result might be different without the roid....[/QUOTE] Posted By toolegit Wrong…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (24)
Top Headlines BoxingScene.com's Television Picks of The Week - April 20 Max Ornelas: I'll Do Whatever it Takes To Be a World Champion Vanes Martirosyan: Canelo is a Cheater, Golovkin is a Gentleman Khan vs. Lo Greco: Bilal Rehman To Remain On Card Amir Khan: If I Lose To Lo Greco - It's All Over For Me Jessie Vargas: No One Will Care About Broner After I Beat Him Euro News: Serge Michel, Stefan Haertel, Elvis Hetemi, More Photos: Pacquiao, Matthysse - Go Face To Face in Malaysia Pacquiao Expects a "Toe To Toe" Fight With Lucas Matthysse Don King Warns That Vanes Will Bring a Real Fight To Golovkin Lamont Roach, Orlando Cruz Fight To a Ten Round Split Draw WBC Prez: Canelo's Image Can Improve, Time To Turn The Page Sullivan Barrera Wants The Winner of Kovalev-Alvarez Khan: I Hoped Canelo Would Get Longer Ban, A Few Years at Least Video: Adrien Broner Goes Bonkers on Ellerbe at Final Presser Abel Sanchez Reacts To Canelo Suspension, Sends Message To WBC Photos: Ramon Alvarez, Jorge Paez Jr - Go Face To Face Golovkin vs. Martirosyan: Huge Crowd Expected at Stubhub Photos: Gervonta Davis, Jesus Cuellar - Square Up at Barclays Photos: Jermall Charlo, Hugo Centeno - Go Face To Face Photos: Adrien Broner, Jessie Vargas - Square Up at Final Presser Broner Erupts on Mayweather Promotions CEO in Press Conference Erik Morales Believes Suspension Has Stained Image of Canelo Manny Pacquiao: Lucas Matthysse Will Not Be My Last Fight Giovani Santillan vs. Alejandro Barboza - Set For April 27 Khan: Joshua Inspiring Me To Rise Up, Sell Out Stadiums Again Zolani Tete is Eager To Clean Out The Bantamweight Division LIVE Stream: Adrien Broner vs. Jessie Vargas - Final Presser Photos: Amir Khan, Phil Lo Greco - Go Face To Face, Final Presser Amir Khan vs. Phil Lo Greco Sold-Out, Says Hearn Erickson Lubin vs. Oscar Cortes Set For April 28th in El Paso Schaefer Says Donaire vs. Frampton Fight is 'Evenly Matched' Vargas: A Big Possibility That I Can Knock Adrien Broner Out! Matthysse Warns Pacquiao: I'll Die Before I Lose My Belt To You! Hearn: If Khan Wins, He Could Fight Crawford, Spence, Brook Moses' Promoter: Beltran Lost, Biased Judges Scored for His Visa! Tommy Coyle Confident: The Dodd Fight is Made For Me Frampton, Warren Not Happy With Khan-Lo Greco TV Conflict Vetyeka's Old Foe, Donaire, Sends Speedy Recovery Message Ogawa Suspended For Six Months, Stripped of IBF Belt For PEDs
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement