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Marquez vs Cuenca Will Head to Mexico City on April 14

By Salvador Rodriguez

The dream of Juan Manuel Marquez (53-6-1, 39 KOs) to fight in Mexico City after nearly 18 years of absence - will now become a reality. The Mexican legend will compete for the interim-junior welterweight title of the World Boxing Organization on the 14th of April at the new Arena in Mexico City. Marquez will face undefeated Argentine Cesar Rene Cuenca (42-0, 1 KO). Juan Manuel already started training last week. The strongest part of his preparation will take place at the Romanza Gym in Mexico City and at the gymnasium of the National Center for Talent Development and High Performance (CNAR).

Salvador Rodriguez covers boxing in Mexico for The Record.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by kamikaze_ero on 03-05-2012

[QUOTE=feroth;11854275]LOL @ the one guy Cuenca as knocked out in 42 fights lol that must suck. How come Marquez doesn't fight decent opponents in between fights ne more? He had great fights with Diaz, Katsidis, Casamayor...now he just fights bums…

Comment by zaktiel on 03-05-2012

CUENCA WILL WIN 120-108 120-108 120-108 :boxing:

Comment by -Hyperion- on 03-04-2012

I'm so there....even though its gonna be filled with bandwagoner mexicunts... :nonono:

Comment by LeG00N on 03-04-2012

[QUOTE=Russian Crushin;11854042]JMM has like 2 fights in like 2 years and one of those fights lasted like 30 secs I hope to god that other elite fighters DONT do the same[/QUOTE] Diaz, Katsidis ,Ramos , Paquiao.... 4 fights in the…

Comment by _original_ on 03-04-2012

Not the best fight in the world obviously, but it's a good stay busy fight for the boxing wizard Marquez. Cuenca's record is just like Floyd's anyways, minus like 25 KO's lol.

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