Despite losing to WBO welterweight titleholder Tim Bradley by split decision in their first outing, Manny Pacquiao is mindful that he could very well succumb to a stoppage at any time.
The build-up to Juan Manuel Marquez’s May 17 match with Mike Alvarado kicks off on April 19 with HBO’s broadcast of “Road to Marquez-Alvarado.”
Manny Pacquiao says he’s motivated to score an official victory against Tim Bradley, who beat him via controversial decision in 2012, but the Filipino icon won’t push for the knockout. Pacquiao and Freddie Roach say Bradley is as tough as they come.
Four division titlist Juan Manuel Marquez believes that if WBO welterweight titlist Tim Bradley uses the same strategy in their fight against Manny Pacquiao on April 12, “Desert Storm” is sure to win their rematch.
Four-division titleholder Juan Manuel Marquez and former junior welterweight titleholder Mike Alvarado at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., to promote their May 17 fight. Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank.
Juan Manuel Marquez returns to the venue that introduced him to U.S. fans, The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., when he takes on Mike Alvarado on May 17. Marquez says a wins puts him in position to make history. Alvarado seeks redemption vs. the Mexican legend.
A deal is done for a Juan Manuel Marquez-Mike Alvarado bout on May 17 at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., the winner of which will be the mandatory challenger to the winner of Tim Bradley-Manny Pacquiao II on April 12.
The WBO has declared that the victor of a planned Juan Manuel Marquez-Mike Alvarado bout on May 17 will be the mandatory challenger to the winner of Tim Bradley-Manny Pacquiao II on April 12
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Mike Alvarado’s trainer, Henry Delgado, said that the fighter is leaving on Friday for Los Angeles to begin preparations for a planned May 17 bout with Juan Manuel Marquez that appears close to being finalized.
Mike Alvarado has agreed to fight Juan Manuel Marquez on May 17, probably at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Now, JMM must sign on the dotted line. It will be Alvarado’s welterweight debut.
Orlando Salido says that his last fight as a featherweight will be the March 1 defense of his WBO belt against Vasyl Lomachenko, whom he calls “very beatable.”
Tim Bradley vowed that he would redeem himself with a more emphatic win over Manny Pacquiao during a Tuesday press conference in Los Angeles announcing their April 12 rematch at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Bradley won the first bout by controversial split decision.
Juan Manuel Marquez says he expects to return to the ring in May with the goal of eventually facing Tim Bradley or Manny Pacquiao in return bouts for the WBO welterweight title. The Mexican veteran isn’t interested in fighting Ruslan Provodnikov.
RingTV.com spoke to WBO junior welterweight titleholder Ruslan Provodnikov, who talked about potential big matches against stablemate Manny Pacquiao, Mexican legend Juan Manuel Marquez and familiar foe Tim Bradley.
Manny Pacquiao is familiar with the top two candidates to be his next opponent, having lost by split-decision to Tim Bradley in 2012 and having sparred many rounds with Ruslan Provodnikov.
Former lightweight contender Michael Katsidis could return to the ring in March. The Australian slugger, who has not fought since April of 2012, has reunited with trainer Brendon Smith.