Though superstar Manny Pacquiao has expressed interest in having another fight, a fifth battle, with Juan Manuel Marquez, Marquez has quite unequivocally put an end to such a notion. Marquez, now aged 43 but still interested in fighting again before his retirement, told ESPN Deports how he will not fight Pac-Man again – not even for the incredible sum of $100 million!… Read Article
If it took place, it would be a great fight between two great fighters who are now in the twilight of their legendary careers: Juan Manuel Marquez against Miguel Cotto. And, in a piece over on ESPN.com, Dan Rafael has reported how Marquez, inactive since his May 2014 points win over Mike Alvarado, is in talks to face Cotto later this year.
Understandably, considering his layoff, the Mexican great is not 100-percent sure he will … Read Article
By Carlos Ortiz: In a fight that would surely catch the imagination of the boxing world, there is a possibility that 42-year-old Mexican star Juan Manuel Marquez (57-7-2, 42 KOs) could return to the ring for a huge fight against 35-year-old middleweight Miguel Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs) in 2016.
Cotto’s trainer Freddie Roach likes the idea of Cotto fighting Marquez. It’s a fight that makes sense on many levels. Cotto was just beaten by a … Read Article
4 division titlist and future Hall of Fame Inductee, Juan Manuel Marquez – last seen beating Mike Alvarado in May 2014, has said he is still undecided over any potential ring return, although the knee injury that has seen him sidelined of late is ‘feeling good,’ and he has resumed light training.
“I feel great, I’ve started training. I feel happy because my right knee is good and I feel good,” he said in an … Read Article
Fernando Beltran and Ignacio Beristain (promoter and trainer for Marquez) have said that Juan Manuel will fight again and that it will be in 2015. At 41 years of age the Mexican legend has the right to be picky with his fights and having fought just once in 2013 and 2014 it is likely he will only take one fight for this year also.
Marquez has said that his final goal as a fighter would … Read Article
Amir Khan says that besides Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao, he’d like to add Tim Bradley and Juan Manuel Marquez to the list of guys he wants to face in the near future. Khan has been after a fight against Mayweather for ages now, but he’s not been fighting the preliminary guys that would get him the Mayweather fight unfortunately.
Instead of fighting big punchers like Kell Brook, Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter, Khan … Read Article
40-year-old Juan Manuel Marquez (56-7-1, 40 KOs) reportedly wants to get a title shot against newly crowned IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook (33-0, 22 KOs), presumably for his next fight date in November or December. Marquez wants to try and capture a 5th division world title, and Brook is the easiest of the fighters he’d have a chance to do that against now.
Marquez doesn’t match up against WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr, and … Read Article
(Photo credit: Esther Lin/Showtime) Ken Porter, the trainer/father of IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter (24-0-1, 15 KOs), has absolutely zero interest in having Shawn go over to Mexican to fight 40-year-old Juan Manuel Marquez (57-7-1, 40 KOs) later this year if Porter defeats Kell Brook (32-0, 22 KOs) tonight in their fight at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.
Marquez’s promoter Fernando Beltran told ESPN last week that Marquez would like to face the winner … Read Article
The boxing world is abuzz, and not in any way related to an upcoming fight or even a specific fighter. Richard Schaefer, the man who worked tirelessly to promote Golden Boy Promotions to the powerhouse that it is today, has left the company. Many are confused about what’s happening today, and how Al Haymon’s and Floyd Mayweather’s decisions will affect future business.
But hopefully, it’s not all bad. After all, if things work out properly, … Read Article
When two fighters, who are almost evenly matched, fight multiple times, the outcome of each bout eventually becomes subject to the law of probabilities. In other words, the more times the combatants fight, the greater each one’s chance of losing – or winning.
Applying this same law to Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez, if they fought 10 times, they would probably win five fights each, on average, minus of course the controversial decisions from … Read Article