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Top Rank Makes Official Offer For Juan Manual Marquez vs. Manny Pacquiao III

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by Will Cooling

Interesting development in the world of boxing, with Golden Boy revealing that they had been sent a copy of the offer that Top Rank had made to Juan Manuel Marquez for the Mexican legend to fight Manny Pacquiao for a third time this October. The two fighters previous bouts were legendary instant classic; both brutal violent affairs with controversial finishes that saw Marquez come off the floor to take Pacquiao to his very limit. The first ended a draw while the second saw Pacquiao win a split decision by a single point. Both decisions have been contested by Marquez, who has long campaigned for the chance to prove that he is the better man.

The reason the offer was sent to Golden Boy is that although Marquez’s contract with his former promoters ended this February they still have the right to match any offer made for him. Golden Boy had been attempting to resign Marquez with the promise of a summer light-welterweight title fight against IBF Champion Zab Judah, a bout that would give Marquez the chance to become the first Mexican to win…

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Comment by Francis — April 25, 2011 @ 8:19 pm

Come on now! I am so excited for PAc Vs Mosley to the point that i cant sleep much anymore, and now you give me this? Are you guys trying to kill me?!!!! I am so close to getting crazy because of this good fights! Nice!!!!

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