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Photos: Wilfredo Vazquez, Rafael Marquez Face To Face

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO - Former world champions Wilfredo Vázquez Jr. and Rafael Marquez, went face to face at a press conference for their August 4 clash called “The War, Puerto Rico vs Mexico” at the Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. A PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP) presentation, in association with All Star Boxing, Top Rank and Promociones Zanfer, to be televised on Pay Per View.

Vazquez Jr. (21-2-1, 18 KOs), a former WBO super bantamweight champion, will fight Marquez (41-7, 37 KOs), a former IBF bantamweight and WBC super bantamweight champion,  for the WBO International super bantamweight title, scheduled to 12 rounds. Vazquez is ranked #7 and Marquez #9 in the WBO super bantamweight division.

“I know you”, Vazquez Jr. said to Marquez, “and I’m training for a big fight. I don’t underestimate you for your age as a lot of people do. I had two ways to continue my career, the long way, to make two or three fights and then go for a title or fight against Marquez, a veteran, as the short way. I choose the short way and I am going to fight against Marquez”.

Marquez, a 37 year old veteran, said that “I've been training for a month and a half and I've come to Puerto Rico for a war. Puerto Ricans know who I am and know that I come to bring a great fight”.

Meanwhile, Roman “Rocky” Martinez (25-1-1, 16 KOs), a former WBO junior lightweight champion between 2009 and 2010 with two successful defenses, will fight against Miguel Beltran Jr. (27-1, 17 KOs) for the NABO WBO junior lightweight title and in a WBO world title eliminator, scheduled to 12 rounds. Martinez is the #9 and Beltran Jr. the #11 ranked in the WBO 130lbs division.

Tickets for “The War” are availables at Ticketcenter ( www.tcpr.com ) calling 1 787 792-5000. The prices are $20, $40, $75, $125 and $250.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by 4Corners on 06-22-2012

Wouldn't mind seeing the winner fight Rigondeaux later in the year.

Comment by dawge on 06-22-2012

[quote=cuauhtli.;12266970][img]http://www.boxingscene.com/uploads/54185/vazquez-marquez%20(2).jpg[/img] this is one alien looking mother f[size="2"]u[/size]cker :lol1:[/quote] lmfao! These comments got me rollin!

Comment by ELHURACAN58 on 06-21-2012

Why do people keep calling Martinez an alien? Dudes obviously a revenant: [IMG]http://images1.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20051005023522/doom/images/2/2d/Rev_demo.png[/IMG]

Comment by $coinblatt$ on 06-21-2012

[IMG]http://www.boxingscene.com/uploads/54185/vazquez-marquez%20(2).JPG[/IMG] this is one alien looking mother f[SIZE="2"]u[/SIZE]cker :lol1:

Comment by TOBYLEE1 on 06-21-2012

[QUOTE=jrrod02;12263813]Didn't look good? I actually thought Marquez gave a pretty good account of himself. As far as this fight though, even though he is much older I see Marquez taking this kid out in 10 rounds. Vasquez is a good…

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