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Juan Manuel Marquez: The definition of a prizefighter

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By Bart Barry– Saturday at the newly reopened Forum in Inglewood, Calif., Mexican “Dinamita” Juan Manuel Marquez and Colorado’s “Mile High” Mike Alvarado engaged in a fight entertaining as any that ends with one guy besting the other by wide, unanimous scores, the way Marquez bested Alvarado. It was an engrossing if ultimately inconsequential tilt that approached today’s premium-cable-prizefight definition ... Read More »

FOLLOW MARQUEZ – ALVARADO LIVE

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Follow all the action as Juan Manuel Marquez and Mike Alvarado square in a Welterweight elimination bout from The Forum in Inglewood, California. The action begins at 10:15 ET / 7:15 PT with a Jr. Welterweight bout between Viktor Postial and Selcuk Aydin. 12 ROUNDS–WELTERWEIGHT–JUAN MANUEL MARQUEZ (55-7-1, 40 KO’S) VS MIKE ALVARADO (34-2, 23 KO’S) Round 1 Good right ... Read More »

Marquez decisions Alvarado in crowd pleasing fight

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Juan Manuel Marquez scored a 12-round unanimous decision over Mike Alvarado in a Welterweight bout at the Forum in Inglewood, California. Marquez took control early by landing hard and quick combinations as Alvarado came in without throwing many punches. Marquez racked up rounds with the same formula and began to chop up the face of Alvarado. When Alvarado did throw ... Read More »

‘I’M GOING TO MAKE IT A WAR!’ SAYS MARQUEZ AHEAD OF SHOWDOWN WITH ALVARADO THIS WEEKEND LIVE ON BOXNATION

LONDON (May 16) – Mexican legend Juan Manuel Marquez has promised to make his clash with Mike Alvarado a war. The pair do battle at The Forum in Inglewood, California, this Saturday night, live and exclusive on BoxNation, with the victor set to face-off against pound-for-pound ace Manny Pacquiao for his WBO welterweight belt. Both men are aware of the ... Read More »

JUAN MANUEL MÁRQUEZ and MIKE ALVARADO OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

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INGLEWOOD, CALIF (May 16, 2014) — Today’s Official Weigh-In for boxing’s triumphant return to the “Fabulous” Forum will be OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. The inaugural brawl, which takes place on Saturday, May 17, will feature four-division world champion and Méxican icon JUAN MANUEL “Dinamita” MÁRQUEZ (55-7-1, 40 KOs), of México City, and former world junior welterweight champion “Mile High” MIKE ... Read More »

MARQUEZ OUT TO BECOME MEXICO’S FIRST FIVE-DIVISION WORLD CHAMPION AS HE CASTS EYES ON HISTORIC FIFTH CLASH WITH PACQUIAO

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LONDON (May 15) – Boxing legend Juan Manuel Marquez is determined to become Mexico’s first five-division world champion by setting up an historic showdown with Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao. The 40-year-old great goes head-to-head with the all-action Mike Alvarado this weekend, live and exclusive on BoxNation, knowing that victory on Saturday night will propel him into a fifth meeting with ... Read More »

HBO BOXING® PRESENTS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®: JUAN MANUEL MARQUEZ VS. MIKE ALVARADO AND VIKTOR POSTOL VS. SELCUK AYDIN FROM THE FORUM IN INGLEWOOD, CAL. SATURDAY, MAY 17

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Two of boxing’s top warriors make their 2014 debuts when WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING: JUAN MANUEL MARQUEZ VS. MIKE ALVARADO AND VIKTOR POSTOL VS. SELCUK AYDIN is seen SATURDAY, MAY 17 at 10:15 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT) from The Forum in Inglewood, Cal., exclusively on HBO. The HBO Sports team will be ringside for the event, which will be available in ... Read More »

ALVARADO OUT FOR REDEMPTION AS HE LOOKS TO RETIRE MEXICAN LEGEND MARQUEZ LIVE ON BOXNATION THIS WEEKEND

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LONDON (May 14) – Boxing star Mike Alvarado has vowed to bounce back in style by retiring Mexican legend Juan Manuel Marquez. The pair meet this Saturday night, live and exclusive on BoxNation, with Denver’s Alvarado looking to impress following his punishing ten-round stoppage to WBO light-welterweight world champion Ruslan Provodnikov in his previous outing. The brutal defeat last October ... Read More »

JUAN MANUEL MÁRQUEZ & MIKE ALVARADO With Márquez Trainer “Nacho” Berestáin, Alvarado Manager Henry Delgado And Hall of Fame Promoter Bob Arum March 13, 2014 Conference Call Transcript

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We are just a few days away from boxing’s return to the “Fabulous” Forum. The Inaugural Brawl will be headlined by an exciting fight between two top contenders – Four division world champion and Méxican icon Juan Manuel Márquez, who is undefeated in this storied building, and former junior welterweight champion Mike Alvarado. The winner will be declared mandatory challenger ... Read More »

New Start Time for Marquez-Alvarado Undercard at the Forum

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INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIA (May 2, 2014) – Boxing’s return to the Forum (3900 West Manchester Blvd., Inglewood, Calif. 90305) will start a little sooner than originally announced. The historic inaugural brawl on Saturday May 17, featuring four-division world champion and Méxican icon JUAN MANUEL “Dinamita” MÁRQUEZ battling former junior welterweight world champion and the pride of Colorado “Mile High” MIKE ALVARADO ... Read More »

ROAD TO MARQUEZ/ALVARADO PREMIERES SATURDAY, APRIL 19 ON HBO®

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April 7, 2014 – HBO Boxing presents “Road to Marquez/Alvarado,” a compelling special examining the upcoming welterweight encounter between legendary champ Juan Manuel Marquez and all-action former junior welterweight title-holder Mike Alvarado. The two are set to meet in one of the year’s most anticipated showdowns Saturday, May 17 at The Forum in Inglewood, CA, televised live on HBO World ... Read More »

TODAY! Tix to Márquez vs. Alvarado at the Forum Go on Sale – Noon PT

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INGLEWOOD, CALIF. (April 1, 2014) – Boxing is back at the Forum (3900 West Manchester Blvd., Inglewood, Calif. 90305) and the historic inaugural brawl will feature four-division world champion and Méxican icon JUAN MANUEL “Dinamita” MÁRQUEZ battling former junior welterweight world champion and the pride of Colorado “Mile High” MIKE ALVARADO. Márquez (55-7-1, 40 KOs), of México City, a longtime ... Read More »

JUAN MANUEL MÁRQUEZ vs. MIKE ALVARADO CELEBRATES BOXING’S RETURN TO THE “FABULOUS” FORUM SATURDAY, MAY 17, LIVE ON HBO®

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INGLEWOOD, CALIF. (March 26, 2014) – Boxing is back at the Forum (3900 West Manchester Blvd., Inglewood, Calif. 90305) and the historic inaugural brawl will feature four-division world champion and Méxican icon JUAN MANUEL “Dinamita” MÁRQUEZ battling former junior welterweight world champion and the pride of Colorado “Mile High” MIKE ALVARADO. Márquez (55-7-1, 40 KOs), of México City, a longtime ... Read More »

Marquez to take on Alvarado on May 17th in Los Angeles

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, former world champions Juan Manuel Marquez and Mike Alvarado will christen to return of boxing to the Fabulous Forum in Inglewood, California on May 17th. like most about it is the historical significance,” said Top Rank’s Bob Arum. “They spent a lot of money refurbishing the Forum and it brings back memories of all ... Read More »

Portrait of 2013’s most enjoyable week, part 2

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Editor’s note: For part 1, please click here. The seven-day stretch in mid October that began the Saturday Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley decisioned Juan Manuel “Dinamita” Marquez found contrasting studies of how pain is treated, how humiliation is considered, and how vulnerability is concealed or exploited otherwise. Bradley, capable as any prizefighter of emoting when asked a fair question, showed ... Read More »

Portrait of 2013’s most enjoyable week, part 1

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The seven-day stretch in mid October that began the Saturday Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley decisioned Juan Manuel “Dinamita” Marquez in Thomas & Mack Center ended with a more brutal stoppage victory over “Mile High” Mike Alvarado at 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colo., a GPS-defying suburb of Denver, than even sadists anticipated, and transformed Ruslan “Siberian Rocky” Provodnikov into prizefighting’s looniest ... Read More »

2013 Fighter of the Year: It’s a collective

A look back at any year starts with Fighter of the Year. But the 2013 ballot includes an argument against just about every candidate in the conversation. Light-heavyweight Adonis Stevenson is too much of a newcomer. Timothy Bradley’s split decision over Juan Manuel Marquez was debatable. Mikey Garcia’s victory over Orlando Salido was a technical decision, meaning the end wasn’t ... Read More »

Bradley – Marquez does over 375,000 PPV buys

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The October 12th Welterweight title bout that saw Timothy Bradley score a split decision over Juan Manuel Marquez did a reported in excess of 375, 000 Pay Per View buys according to Dan Rafael of espn.com “The number of buys is between 375,000 and 390,000,” said Top Rank Promoter Bob Arum. “It depends on a lot of stuff, some of ... Read More »

MIKE ALVARADO & RUSLAN PROVODNIKOV With Respective Managers Henry Delgado and Vadim Kornilov & Promoters: Top Rank’s Bob Arum & Banner Promotions Artie Pelullo Conference Call Transcript, Monday, October 14, 2013

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For the first time in 13 years, and leave it to local world champion “Mile High” Mike Alvarado to do it, the Denver area will host a world championship boxing event. A sellout crowd is expected. It will be broadcast live on HBO beginning 9:45 pm ET and will be book-ended with some incredible programming for boxing fans — the ... Read More »

Finding a way: Bradley decisions Marquez to retain welterweight title

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LAS VEGAS – Timothy Bradley now has decision victories over two of the very best prizefighters in a generation. The victories may both be controversial, but this much is not: In a collective 72 minutes of trying, neither man ever caught Bradley cleanly enough to hurt him for an instant. Saturday at Thomas & Mack Center on the UNLV campus, ... Read More »

FOLLOW BRADLEY – MARQUEZ LIVE!!!!

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Follow all the action as undefeated WBO Welterweight champion Timothy Bradley defends his title against four-division world champion and legend, Juan Manuel Marquez. The action begins at 9pm est / 6 pm pac with a 3 fight undercard featuring Orlando Salido battling Orlando Cruz for the vacant WBO featherweight title. 2 time Olympic Gold Medal winner Vasyl Lomachenko makes his ... Read More »

Nothing Heavy: Bradley, Marquez lighter than 147-pound limit in uneventful weigh-in

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LAS VEGAS – The Juan Manuel Marquez-Timothy Bradley fight Saturday night is hard to predict. The weigh-in wasn’t. Marquez and Bradley did the expected, both stepping onto the scale lighter than the welterweight’s mandatory limit, 147, pounds, Friday in an uneventful formality. Marquez (55-6-1, 40 KOs), the challenger and a slight favorite late Friday, was first to the scale. Amid ... Read More »

WEIGHTS FROM LAS VEGAS

Timothy Bradley 146 – Juan Manuel Marquez 144.5 Orlando Salido 126 – Orlando Cruz 125 Jose Ramirez 126.5 – Vasyl Lomachenko 125 Seanie Monaghan 174 – Anthony Caputo Smith 175.5 Trevor McCumby ???? – Eric Watkins 175 Giovanni Caro ???? – Jun Doliguez 126 Alberto Herrera 147.5 – Mikael Zewski 147.5 Kenny Abril 146.5 – Brad Solomon 146.6 Read More »

Grace Under Pressure: Bradley faces calculated test from Marquez

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Timothy Bradley’s story, called a journey by some, can be summed up best by a poignant sight amid the outrage in the wake of his split-decision over Manny Pacquiao. He was in a wheel chair. History is littered with controversial decisions. But the winner confined to a wheelchair at the post-fight news conference? That had to be a first. It’s ... Read More »

BRADLEY vs. MÁRQUEZ WORLD WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN TO BE SIMULCAST LIVE ON NASDAQ BUILDING SEVEN-STORY-TALL TIMES SQUARE SCREEN!

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NEW YORK (October 10, 2013) — Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) Welterweight Champion TIMOTHY BRADLEY Jr. and four-division world champion and Méxican icon JUAN MANUEL MÁRQUEZ will hit the Big Apple before they hit each other in one of the year’s most anticipated fights. The only two men to defeat “Fighter of the Year” Manny Pacquiao, Bradley and Márquez will ... Read More »

ESPN’s Multi-Platform Coverage of Bradley vs. Márquez

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Starting Monday, Oct. 7, ESPN will present multi-platform pre- and post-fight coverage of the Timothy Bradley Jr. vs. Juan Manuel Márquez WBO Welterweight title fight Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. SportsCenter and ESPN Deportes will provide daily news and information throughout the week. The fight will air on HBO-Pay-Per-View. As part of ESPN ... Read More »

Bradley and Marquez: Match of those vindicated

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HBO’s vastly improved “Face Off With Max Kellerman” franchise, the penultimate episode of which found California’s Timothy Bradley seated at its brushed-steel tabletop with Mexican Juan Manuel Marquez, showed Bradley vulnerable and honest in his native language and Marquez happy to say nothing in his second language, English, one whose learning was fully inspired by and limited to marketing considerations. ... Read More »

Bradley – Maruqez officials named

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Robert Byrd has been tabbed the referee for the October 12 bout between Juan Manuel Marquez and Timothy Bradley. The judges will be judges Robert Hoyle, Patricia Morse Jarman and Glenn Feldman. The commission also appointed the officials for the vacant featherweight world title bout on the undercard between former titlist Orlando Salido (39-12-2, ... Read More »

HBO SPORTS’ 24/7 BRADLEY/MÁRQUEZ, AN ALL-ACCESS SERIES LEADING UP TO THE PAY-PER-VIEW SHOWDOWN, DEBUTS SEPT. 28 ON HBO

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NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2013 – HBO Sports’ groundbreaking “24/7” reality franchise, which has captured 17 Sports Emmy® Awards, returns for its 17th boxing installment with 24/7 BRADLEY/MÁRQUEZ, an all-new series debuting SATURDAY, SEPT. 28 (1:00-1:30 a.m. ET/PT) on HBO, immediately following the “World Championship Boxing” presentation beginning at 10:15 p.m. (ET/PT). The all-access series follows two world-class fighters as ... Read More »