Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Rafael Marquez Says He'll Be Ready For Nishioka Shot

By Alfredo Jaime Gomez, notifight.com

Former two division champion Rafael Marquez (40-6, 36KOs) believes he is ready for a planned shot at the WBC super bantamweight champion Toshiaki Nishioka (38-4-3, 24KOs) of Japan. Marquez returned to the ring last Saturday in Cancun, Mexico and stopped Eduardo Becerril in five rounds. Marquez was fighting for the first time in eight months. He suffered a shoulder injury during last November TKO loss to featherweight Juan Manuel Lopez. The Nishioka bout is tentative for October 1.

"I felt pretty good, despite my inactivity of eight months. My right shoulder didn't give me any problems. The opponent had a good chin. On October 1, I'm going to face Toshioka Nishioka in Las Vegas," Marquez said. 

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by $coinblatt$ on 07-18-2011

[QUOTE=andyp513;10858795]Poor newbies just don't know how the corrupted wbc is working.even I don't have to be a puerto rican to notice this :thinking: :rofl::rofl:[/QUOTE] and the wbo isn't corrupt? lol gtfo idiot.

Comment by vacon04 on 07-18-2011

[QUOTE=Rich Loc Jr;10858599]Rafa didn't look spectacular but I think you guys are exaggerating. His punches were still crisp and hard. He will give Nishioka all that he can handle.[/QUOTE] Of course he'll do everything he can to win the fight,…

Comment by AP♠ on 07-18-2011

[QUOTE=theplayerpimp;10858365]Stfu stupid rican the wbo gives out belts to dead ricans for crying out loud.[/QUOTE] [QUOTE=*Khan;10858530]Like the Puerto Rican based WBA awarded Vazquez Jr. and JuanMa titles before Mexicans came and showed them what real champions are like.[/QUOTE] Poor newbies…

Comment by Shadows on 07-18-2011

I haven't seen Rafa's latest fight, but I think the Rafa that showed up for the JML fight would have a good shot against Nishioka.

Comment by fceeviper on 07-18-2011

[QUOTE=Rich Loc Jr;10858599]He will give Nishioka all that he can handle.[/QUOTE] That's a no doubt'er when it comes to Rafa, but I'm just saying he looked a little old/slow on Sat, he was getting caught alot. But yeah I will…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (12)
Top Headlines Povetkin: I'm as Strong as Joshua, I Was Weaker With Klitschko Wilder, Fury Sign Contracts - Tour Begins on October 1 in London Luis Nery vs. Jason Conoy For WBC Silver, on October 6 Wilder-Fury Announcement Next Week; Likely 12/1, Staples Center Photos: Jayson Velez, Orlando Cruz - Ready For Puerto Rico Battle Joshua's Coach: Povetkin is Not Parker or Takam - He's Top Level Dutchover: Aguilar Won't Stop Me From Reaching Title Goal Sanchez: Golovkin a Little Angry Vegas Favors The House Fighter Povetkin: I Will Give Everything, It's One of My Last Big Chances Whyte: If Chisora Fights Me, It Will Be His Last Fight Photos: Yuriorkis Gamboa, Juanma Lopez - Square Up at Presser Photos: Campbell vs. Mendy, Okolie vs. Askin - Ready For Battle Photos: David Price, Sergey Kuzmin - Vow Fireworks at Wembley Photos: Anthony Joshua, Alexander Povetkin - Ready For War Munguia Satisfied With Adjustments, Saw Canelo as Big Winner Badou Jack: Stevenson on different level than guys Gvozdyk beat Joshua Out-Weighs Povetkin By Almost 25 Pounds In London Hopkins: Canelo Flipped Script On Golovkin, Walked Him Down David Price: Beating Sergey Kuzmin Can Be Life-Changing Joshua vs. Povetkin: Chris Kongo, John Docherty Added James Wilkins' Big Moment Has Arrived in ShoBox Debut Amir Khan Tells Anthony Joshua To Head To America For Legacy Malignaggi: Fans Won't Watch Mayweather-Pacquiao 2? Bullsh*t! BoxNation Announces Big Week of Live Shows DAZN Exec: No Reason Boxing Fans Shouldn't Come Check Us Out Iran Diaz Expects Tough Outing, Vows To Shock Sor Rungvisai Thurman: I Look Forward To Reminding Everyone I'm #1 at 147 Khan: I Can't End Career With Canelo Being My Only Big Fight! Photos: Michael Dutchover, Bergman Aguilar Ready For Battle Chocolatito Wants To Take Things Slow, Adapt More To 115 Lemieux on Canelo: I'll Be The Underdog, I Can Surprise Everyone Photos: Victor Ortiz, John Molina Come Together For Media Day Amir Khan: People Think I Can't Take a Shot Jhonny Gonzalez vs. Tomas Rojas on October 6, Mexico City Trey Lippe-Morrison Back in Training With Roach at Wild Card Joe Noynay Breaks Foe To Retain, Toyogon Vaporizes Bolcio Photos: Yuriorkis Gamboa, Miguel Beltran - Go Face To Face Alimkhanuly, Ualikhanov Set To Make Top Rank Debuts Joe Cortez Joins Devin Haney Promotions Magsayo, Brian Norman, Mendoza, Brandun Lee Back on 10/6
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement