After the Díaz rematch, Márquez stated that he was interested in pursuing a third fight with Manny Pacquiao. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. , On November 12, Márquez lost to Pacquiao via controversial majority decision. John was born on June 5, 1970 in Coventry, United Kingdom..John is one of the famous and trending celeb who is popular for being a Actor. As soon as the action was allowed to resume, Márquez went in for the kill as he let his punches go in furious combination.  Richard Schaefer, Golden Boy Promotions CEO, offered a $6 million guarantee to Pacquiao for a rematch. You don't have to knock down the other guy to win the fight."  The fight went the distance as Márquez lost by split decision (115-113, 113-115, 112-116). Márquez holds the distinction of being the oldest world champion in the history of the lightweight division.  The WBO later updated him to full status WBO Champion. This was the fifth non-heavyweight fight in boxing history to sell more than one million pay-per-views, with the official HBO numbers totaling about $52 million. , Márquez attracted controversy by hiring strength and conditioning coach Angel "Memo Heredia" Hernandez, who had supplied performance-enhancing drugs to sprinters Marion Jones and Tim Montgomery in 2000. Márquez and his wife, Erika have two sons and a daughter.. The fight was for the WBO's "Champion of the Decade" belt. The fight drew 375,000 ppv buys on HBO PPV and 13,111 in attendance drawing a live gate of $2,998,950. ", "Márquez floors Casamayor in big lightweight debut", "Márquez stops Houston's Diaz in ninth round", "Mayweather-Marquez Rescheduled For September 19", "Manny Pacquiao vs. Miguel Cotto Gets 1.25 Million PPV Buys", "Marquez, Diaz will meet again for title", "Erik Morales Wants Marquez, Juan Manuel Says Maybe", "Juan Manuel Marquez Still Wants a Crack at Ricky Hatton", "Marquez Continues To Bait "Scared" Pacquiao, Arum", "Marquez vs. Diaz II: Juan Manuel has big fights ahead of him if he wins this", "Marquez May Look To Katsidis, Pacquiao Before Khan Fight", "Marquez says he wants to move up to light welterweight to try and win another title", "Juan Manuel Marquez and Michael Katsidis In a Can't Miss Unified Title Bout", "Photos/Weights: Juan Manuel Marquez 134, Michael Katsidis 135", "Juan Manuel Marquez Stops Michael Katsidis in a War", CompuBox: Oldest Fighters To Hold The Lightweight Title – Boxing News, "Juan Manuel Marquez stripped of WBA super belt", "Zanfer Promotions protests Marquez stripping", "Juan Manuel Marquez To Regain Standing in WBA Ranks", "Juan Manuel Marquez on WBA's Decision, Pacquiao, More", "Ring Ratings Update: Lightweight Shakeup", "Did Juan Manuel Marquez Hire Likar Ramos for an Acting Job? Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer said the fight for Márquez's title was being planned for July 10 as the main event of an HBO PPV card. Márquez's titles were also at stake. The WBO promoted Interim titleholder Ricky Burns to full champion status. It took Márquez until the fifth round to be able to find the range with his right hand. He defended it against Filipino boxer Jimrex Jaca with a nine-round knockout in Hidalgo, Texas. Retained WBA (Super) and IBF featherweight titles; Great Western Forum, Inglewood, California, U.S. Arrowhead Pond, Anaheim, California, U.S. Juan Manuel Márquez vs. Manny Pacquiao II, Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Juan Manuel Márquez, Juan Manuel Márquez vs. Manny Pacquiao III, Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Márquez IV, List of super-featherweight boxing champions, List of light-welterweight boxing champions, "The 10 Greatest Mexican Boxers of All Time", "Morales gives up top billing for Barrera match", "Is Juan Manuel Marquez the Featherweight Winky Wright? Pacquiao's promoter, Bob Arum, said, "I'm not saying they'll never fight again, but you have to let it bake for a while." Márquez struggled to conquer Mayweather's defense and could not get out of the way of his counter punches. Márquez received his second bout for a world title on January 2, 2003 when he defeated former four-time Featherweight Champion Manuel Medina and captured the vacant IBF Featherweight title. If you are a Model, Tiktoker, Instagram Influencer, Fashion Blogger, or any other Social Media Influencer, who is looking to get Amazing Collaborations. On February 28, 2009, Márquez defeated former WBA, WBO & IBF Lightweight Champion Juan Díaz by knockout. In the 8th round, Norwood's glove touched the canvas after an exchange. Márquez would keep this job until winning his first world title in 2004.. Mayweather won the fight by unanimous decision.