Marquez’s promoter looking for Mayweather fight for him

mayweather43334By Francisco Gurrola, According to, 41-year-old Juan Manuel Marquez (56-7-1, 40 KOs) is interested in a rematch against Floyd Mayweather Jr. (48-0, 26 KOs) before he retires from the sport. Marquez wants the fight even though he hasn’t fought since May of 2014.

Zanfer Promotions president, Fernando Beltran, who Marquez has been working with for years now, is already looking for the next rival for Marquez to fight, which could be Mayweather or Kell Brook. “We are already looking for a rival, logically he still continues and will continue in rehabilitation, but if he feels at 100% we will have some offers lined up for him,” said Beltran.

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Marquez not interested in Mayweather rematch

marquez2By Chris Williams: Juan Manuel Marquez says he has no interest in facing WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a rematch, according to Mexican news site Marquez, 39, fought Mayweather in 2009 and lost a lopsided 12 round unanimous decision to the bigger and faster fighter. Marquez still hasn’t decided whether to continue his career or not. His family still wants him to retire without ever fighting again, but he’s still undecided.

If Marquez does continue his boxing career it’ll only be for one more fight, he says, and it won’t be in the United States due to the high taxes that is taken out of his purse. Marquez complains that he loses 30% of his purse when he fights in the U.S, and after paying management and other people on his team, he winds up with half of his original purse.

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Mayweather/Marquez 2…..Anyone?

Image: Mayweather/Marquez 2…..Anyone?By Robert Elmore: The 4th installment of Manny Pacquiao versus Juan Manuel Marquez is not sitting well with too many boxing fans. Marquez has taken Pac to the brink, but has come up short on three occasions. It seems that Pacquiao cannot separate himself from his nemesis.

It also had become apparent that Marquez did not and has not called for a rematch against undefeated WBC welterweight /WBA junior middleweight champion Floyd Mayweather and neither has the public. In 2009, after a two year layoff, Mayweather dominated Marquez for 12 rounds. He landed a record setting 69 percent of his punches while Marquez landed 12 percent of his.

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Ranking Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the Top Fifty of All Time

Image: Ranking Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the Top Fifty of All TimeBy Joseph Hirsch: Love him or hate him, it’s getting mighty hard to make a case against Floyd Mayweather Jr. being an all-time great. The main sticking point for people who believe he doesn’t belong near the top of the list is that unlike greats like “Sugar” Ray Robinson, he doesn’t have over one-hundred fights and therefore cannot be considered in the same breath.

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Pacquiao’s PPV numbers against Clottey don’t compare to Mayweather-Marquez numbers

Image: Pacquiao’s PPV numbers against Clottey don’t compare to Mayweather-Marquez numbersBy Chris Williams: If Manny Pacquiao wanted to get an even split of a future revenue split in a fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr., he didn’t help himself with his numbers for his March 13th bout against Joshua Clottey. ESPN reported today that the Pacquiao-Clottey fight netted just 700,000 pay-per-view buys. That might be a decent number for a fight against a little known fighter like Clottey, but sadly they don’t compare to the numbers that Mayweather brought in with his 1 million PPV buys in his last fight against Juan Manuel Marquez last September.

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Vitali Klitschko throws more punches than Mayweather

klits35By Chris Williams: Through no great surprise, World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (38-2, 37 KO’s) ended up throwing more punches – 802 – in his 10th round stoppage of previously unbeaten Chris Arreola last Saturday night compared to Floyd Mayweather’s 493 for his 12 round unanimous decision win over Juan Manuel Marquez on September 19th.

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Juan Manuel Marquez, they stole his Dynamite

marquez453434By Bal Kang: I wanted to take a step back before I wrote this piece as I wanted to gather my thoughts and not get to emotional, although I must stress I found it difficult. Now that the dust has settled and after reading countless articles I finally decided to put my take on the weekends ‘big fight’ however my angle is different to what has dominated most sports/boxing pages with the exception of a few.

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Making a case for Mayweather Jr.

may4343445By Eric Hernandez: Not that Floyd Mayweather Jr. needs me to stick up for him or validate who he is, after all Mayweather does a pretty good job of doing it himself, but after reading nothing but negative press on Mayweather for the last few years I have decided that maybe an unbiased view on Mayweather was warranted.

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The Great Character Divide

may4352334By Edgar Perez: Nothing has revealed the difference between the mentality of Cotto and Pacquiao supporters versus the mentality of those that make excuses for Mayweather like the aftermath of Mayweather coming in two pounds over the agreed upon weight for the weigh-in of his match with Marquez. Cotto and Pacquiao stand in sharp contrast to Mayweather, men that have shown integrity both in and out of the ring, fighting the best out there whenever the opportunity presents itself and making no excuses.

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