Marquez, Honorio workout quotes


Marquez, Honorio workout quotes

Press Release: Juan Manuel Marquez will defend his world 130-pound championship against Ricardo Rocky Juarez live on Showtime Championship Boxing beginning at 10 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on  the West Coast) on Saturday, November 3, 2007 from the Desert Diamond Casino in Tucson, Arizona. In the co-feature, Robert Guerrero puts his IBF featherweight title on the line against Martin Honorio.

Marquez vs. Juarez headlines an exciting night of world-class professional boxing presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Romanza Productions

Juan Manuel Marquez

“As everyone knows this fight had to be rescheduled.  That said, I am happy that it is here in Tucson (Ariz.) and on Showtime.  This will be a great fight for the fans.

“Rocky Juarez is a tremendous fighter.  It will be a tough fight, but I am prepared for what he will bring.

The layoff did not affect, hurt or help me.  I am fit and ready for this fight.

I am 100 percent healthy and I am focused solely on Juarez.  I am not thinking past him.  This will be a tough fight.  I am ready and prepared.

I always keep my fight preparations the same. The one time I changed to adapt to a fighter style, I lost.

“I like to dedicate this fight to all the men and women in the U.S. armed forces, serving here and overseas.”

Martin Honorio

“I am happy to have the chance to fight for a world title.  This is a tough fight but I have taken my time to prepare for it.  I believe I deserve it.  I will get the win.

“Guerrero is a complete fighter but he has some weaknesses.  I know what they are and I will work on that in the ring.

“I am very happy to fighting on Showtime.  I am glad they were able to put this show on and deliver it to boxing fans.
“Guerrero knows that I am coming with everything.  He knows that I will put the pressure on him to perform.”

“I trained a lot longer for this fight than previous fights.  I got a great cardio workout because we trained in higher elevation