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Mosley Jabs at Marquez, Ready To Face Pacquiao

By Mark Vester

"Sugar" Shane Mosley is confident that he would do a number on Juan Manuel Marquez, if the two boxers ever met in the ring. Mosley is scheduled to face Manny Pacquiao on May 7 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, but there has been a movement of people who are against the fight. Those people would have prefered to see Pacquiao take part in a third fight with Marquez. Both Mosley and Marquez were in the running to be Pacquiao's next opponent. 

"I would just ask them one question," Mosley said to BoxingScene.com's Robert Morales. "If me and Juan Manuel Marquez fought, who do they think would win? That is the question I have. He (Marquez) got dropped by (Michael) Katsidis (in the third round) and Katsidis is not the biggest puncher in the world. Marquez got dropped by a lightweight."

Mosley, 39-years-old, is the big underdog in the fight. He believes that he can upset the odds with his power and speed.

"I say my punching power is always going to give me a chance," Mosley said. "The last time I checked, I have pretty good speed. I'm not quite as slow as Margarito and I think I hit a little bit harder than Margarito. I think that makes it more of a scary fight for Pacquiao because I can hit and I do have speed. If Margarito can hit Pacquiao, I can hit Pacquiao."

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by maguirre on 01-03-2011

[QUOTE=pasawayako;9899128]pac fighting jmm at 140-147 is a waste of time for pac, atleast shane proven that he has the speed and power to ko a ww while jmm was just too slow and his punches can only tickle a ww.[/QUOTE]…

Comment by LeadUppercut on 01-03-2011

[QUOTE=iloveboxing2;9896040]...your piss stinking fighter is a gay just like you. He priced himself out and planned all along to fight Morales. Two Mexican legends with big mouth just like you..! Go cross the border and make sure your lady marquez…

Comment by LeadUppercut on 01-03-2011

[QUOTE=sharkeyez;9898136]most of all of you guys in this thread are complete morons and know nothing about boxing. This is not a no-holds barred sport where everybody fights everybody. What happened to boxing the way it was in the 70's and…

Comment by pasawayako on 01-03-2011

pac fighting jmm at 140-147 is a waste of time for pac, atleast shane proven that he has the speed and power to ko a ww while jmm was just too slow and his punches can only tickle a ww.

Comment by guru on 01-03-2011

shane would beat JMM, but JMM is more deserving. while berto would probably be the most competitive with pac. BUT, shane will sell more tickets then JMM or berto.

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