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Marquez vs. Alvarado: Can “Dinamita” keep his unbeaten streak alive at the reincarnated Forum?

The fabulous Forum in Inglewood, California is ready to add to its already rich history after being refurnished in time for this Saturday, May 17th on HBO. Juan Manuel Marquez and Mike Alvarado are both attempting to reboot their careers after suffering losses in their last outing. The biggest unknown heading into Saturday nights tilt is how much has the great Mexican boxer declined since his epic [...]

Juan Manuel Marquez is determined to become Mexico’s first five-division world champion

Boxing legend Juan Manuel Marquez is determined to become Mexico’s first five-division world champion by setting up an historic showdown with Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao. The 40-year-old great goes head-to-head with the all-action Mike Alvarado this weekend, live and exclusive on BoxNation, knowing that victory on Saturday night will propel him into a fifth meeting with his famed nemesis [...]

Márquez & Alvarado Conf Call Transcript

We are just a few days away from boxing's return to the "Fabulous" Forum. The Inaugural Brawl will be headlined by an exciting fight between two top contenders - Four division world champion and Méxican icon Juan Manuel Márquez, who is undefeated in this storied building, and former junior welterweight champion Mike Alvarado. The winner will be declared mandatory challenger to WBO Welterweight [...]

World Championship Boxing returns on Saturday, May 17

Two of boxing’s top warriors make their 2014 debuts when WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING: JUAN MANUEL MARQUEZ VS. MIKE ALVARADO AND VIKTOR POSTOL VS. SELCUK AYDIN is seen SATURDAY, MAY 17 at 10:15 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT) from The Forum in Inglewood, Cal., exclusively on HBO. The HBO Sports team will be ringside for the event, which will be available in HDTV, closed-captioned for the hearing-impaired [...]

Marquez vs. Alvarado Live on Boxnation this Saturday

LONDON (May 14) - Boxing star Mike Alvarado has vowed to bounce back in style by retiring Mexican legend Juan Manuel Marquez. The pair meet this Saturday night, live and exclusive on BoxNation, with Denver’s Alvarado looking to impress following his punishing ten-round stoppage to WBO light-welterweight world champion Ruslan Provodnikov in his previous outing. The brutal defeat last October [...]

Friday’s Márquez vs. Alvarado Weigh-In Open to the Public

INGLEWOOD, CALIF (May 13, 2014) -- The Official Weigh-In for boxing's triumphant return to the "Fabulous" Forum will be OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. The inaugural brawl, which takes place on Saturday, May 17, will feature four-division world champion and Méxican icon JUAN MANUEL "Dinamita" MÁRQUEZ (55-7-1, 40 KOs), of México City, and former world junior welterweight champion "Mile High" MIKE ALVARADO [...]

Marquez targeting Pacquiao for fifth fight

40-year-old Juan Manuel Marquez (55-7-1, 40 KO’s) has his eyes on a fifth fight against Manny Pacquiao if he can get past Mike Alvarado (34-2, 23 KO’s) in their HBO televised fight this Saturday night at the Forum, in Inglewood, California, USA. Marquez wants the Pacquiao fight because he’s the WBO welterweight title holder, and Marquez wants the opportunity to win a fifth division world title. [...]

“WBC Heavyweight Champ Bermane Stiverne” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a big “Stiverne vs. Arreola” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”!! Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506 Throughout the first thirty minute segment of the two hour program, The Pugilist KOrner team will discuss last night‘s historic Heavyweight title fight in Los Angeles, California, and analyze how [...]

Video: Road to Marquez/Alvarado Full Episode

HBO Boxing presents “Road to Marquez/Alvarado,” a compelling special examining the upcoming welterweight encounter between legendary champ Juan Manuel Marquez and all-action former junior welterweight title-holder Mike Alvarado. The two are set to meet in one of the year’s most anticipated showdowns Saturday, May 17 at The Forum in Inglewood, CA, televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing [...]

A retrospect of the 4th fight between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez – would five times be too much?

The 4th fight turned out to be a climatic episode of the famed rivalry and a defining moment for Juan Manuel Marquez. This was the third KO loss for Manny Pacquiao in his stellar career and normally it would mean the end of the road for a 34 years old welterweight . He has rebounded from the fiasco, rebuilt his bona fides and the dramatic turn of events has set up the stage for a 5th episode. I'd [...]

Marquez vs. Alvarado: Saturday, May 17 Live on HBO – Tix On Sale Today

Boxing is back at the Forum (3900 West Manchester Blvd., Inglewood, Calif. 90305) and the historic inaugural brawl will feature four-division world champion and Méxican icon JUAN MANUEL “Dinamita” MÁRQUEZ battling former junior welterweight world champion and the pride of Colorado “Mile High” MIKE ALVARADO. Márquez (55-7-1, 40 KOs), of México City, a longtime Forum stalwart [...]

Mike Alvarado wants to retire Juan Manuel Marquez on May 17th

Former WBO light welterweight champion Mike Alvarado (34-2, 23 KO’s) wants to not only beat 40-year-old Juan Manuel Marquez (55-7-1, 40 KO’s) in their fight on May 17th, but also send Marquez into retirement. For Alvarado, it’s about redeeming himself from his recent 10th round stoppage loss at the hands of Ruslan Provodnikov and also doing it in a fashion where he sends Marquez into a permanent [...]