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Rafael Marquez-Mike Oliver on The Chavez-Zbik Card

By Ernesto Castellanos, notifight.com

Former bantamweight and featherweight champion Rafael Marquez (39-6, 35KOs) was advised by way of a phone from the United States, that his next opponent will be Mike Oliver (24-2, 8KOs) on June 4 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Marquez vs. Oliver takes place on the undercard to Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.'s world title bout against WBC middleweight champion Sebastian Zbik of Germany. The fight is Rafael's first appearance since last November's TKO defeat to Juan Manuel Lopez.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ICEMAN JOHN SCULLY on 04-24-2011

[QUOTE=jreckoning;10427209]Ice is gonna get paid![/QUOTE] paid is good, yes, but...the chance to maybe defeat someone like him is even bigger to me...the opportunity...after the money is spent that will always remain, that you were in that type of fight with…

Comment by jreckoning on 04-24-2011

[quote=ny123;10427200]Yeah a fight with a legend like Rafa would be a huge opportunity for anyone at 126. Did you watch the Juanma Marquez fight? I think Rafa looked pretty strong at the new weight.[/quote] Ice is gonna get paid!

Comment by ny123 on 04-24-2011

[QUOTE=ICEMAN JOHN SCULLY;10427169][B]Yes, absolutely...I feel its enough time to prepare (Mike is already in pretty good shape today)...its a HUGE opportunity for a kid like him, a former IBO Champion who would have to take an opportunity like this and…

Comment by ICEMAN JOHN SCULLY on 04-24-2011

[QUOTE=ny123;10427148]Are you guys open to making the fight for that date assuming the business side of it makes sense?[/QUOTE] [B]Yes, absolutely...I feel its enough time to prepare (Mike is already in pretty good shape today)...its a HUGE opportunity for a…

Comment by ny123 on 04-24-2011

[QUOTE=ICEMAN JOHN SCULLY;10427129]Yea, I know...I just mean you would assume we would hear about it before the boxing fans would , u know? LOL[/QUOTE] Are you guys open to making the fight for that date assuming the business side of…

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