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Marquez's fight is off; Donaire, Rios double-header eyed
Juan Manuel Marquez won't be fighting on July 14, but could re-enter the ring sometime this summer.
Whilie four-division titlewinner Juan Manuel Marquez no longer plans to fight on July 14 at the Dallas Cowboys Stadium, WBO junior featherweight titleholder Nonito Donaire and former WBA lightweight beltholder Brandon Rios are being targeted for a double-header at the Home Depot Center Staples Center in Carson, Calif., Top Rank Inc. CEO Bob Arum told RingTV.com on Monday night.
Marquez had been considering a southpaw opponent, such as Zab Judah or lightweight prospect Mercito Gesta, with an eye on a fourth clash with left-handed WBO welterweight titleholder Manny Pacquiao, against whom Marquez has battled through a draw and losses by disputed split- and majority decisions.
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