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Juan Manuel Marquez responds to Tim Bradley’s claims that Provodnikov is a bigger puncher than him

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Speaking from the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, Calif. on Monday, Oct. 7, just days away from his bout with Tim Bradley, Juan Manuel Marquez responds to the WBO welterweight champion’s claims that his recent foe Ruslan Provodnikov is a bigger puncher than him, plus more audio coverage

Juan Manuel Marquez reveals how many times he’s been drug tested for the Bradley fight

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All-access coverage from the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles as four-division world champion Juan Manuel Marquez continues to speak to the press ahead of his Oct. 12 bout with Tim Bradley. In this video, Marquez recalls

Juan Manuel Marquez feels a victory over Bradley makes him the greatest Mexican fighter of all-time

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More coverage from Los Angeles inside of the Millennium Biltmore Hotel as Mexico City’s Juan Manuel Marquez speaks on his Oct. 12 clash with WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley. Hear what Marquez had to say in this exclusive piece

Tim Bradley says the ‘writing is on the wall’ with Juan Manuel Marquez and the drug-testing drama

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Chris Robinson catches up with WBO welterweight champion Tim Bradley (30-0, 12 KO’s) in Indio, Calif. on Friday, August 9th, as he speaks on the latest in regards to his Oct. 12 clash with Juan Manuel Marquez. Bradley vents about the drug-testing drama that is surrounding the fight, as he insisted in his contract that he was to have VADA/USADA involved, yet Top Rank promoter Bob Arum chose to instead work with the Nevada State Athletic Commission in regards to all testing

Jessie Vargas gives his thoughts on the Tim Bradley-Juan Manuel Marquez drug testing drama; says he’d love to fill in and face Juan

Jessie Vargas speaking in Las Vegas, Nevada (Photo: Chris Robinson – www.HustleBoss.com)

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By Chris Robinson

On March 16, WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley found himself in a position some may not have expected, as he was deadlocked in a fire fight with Ruslan Provodnikov.

Facing off with the durable Russian inside of the Home Depot Center (now the StubHub Center) in Carson, Calif. on HBO’s airwaves, Bradley may have taken much more punishment than he would have preferred, yet he was also able to showcase an abundance of heart and grit that helped him push towards a unanimous decision victory.

Bradley now finds himself lined up with an even bigger opportunity, as he is scheduled to defend his belt on Oct. 12 inside of the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas against Mexico City’s Juan Manuel Marquez.

And while the fight is an excellent matchup, Bradley doesn’t seem so sure he will be following through with the match.

During a recent interview with The Boxing Lab, BoxingScene’s official audio show, the 29-year old champion expressed his frustrations and concerns about the drug testing dilemma surrounding the match.

SLIDESHOW: Behind the scenes with Tim Bradley and Juan Manuel Marquez during their commercial shoot

Go behind the scenes with WBO welterweight champion Tim Bradley (30-0, 12 KO’s) and multi-division champion Juan Manuel Marquez (55-6-1, 40 KO’s) during a promo shoot ahead of their October 12th clash in Las Vegas, Nevada. Bradley faces off with Marquez inside of the Thomas & Mack Center in an HBO pay per view attraction.

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All photos courtesy of Chris Farina/Top Rank

Juan Manuel Marquez hints that Robert Guerrero will have a tough time with Floyd Mayweather’s style

Juan Manuel Marquez in Las Vegas moments before the Floyd Mayweather vs. Robert Guerrero weigh in (Photo; Chris Robinson – www.HustleBoss.com)

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By Chris Robinson

Moments before the tense weigh-in between Floyd Mayweather and Robert Guerrero, I crossed paths with Mexico City’s Juan Manuel Marquez.

Mayweather (43-0, 26 KO’s) defends his WBC welterweight crown later tonight against Guerrero (31-1-1, 18 KO’s) inside of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas in a Showtime pay per view attraction and Marquez showed himself to be intrigued when asked for his thoughts on the matchup.

“I think this is a tough fight for the two fighters, but the fight is a tougher fight for Guerrero [because of] Mayweather’s style,” stated the four-division champion. “His speed, he counterpunches very good. It’s a difficult style.”

Juan Manuel Marquez feels that Robert Guerrero is in for a tough fight with Floyd Mayweather

Chris Robinson catches up with Mexico City’s Juan Manuel Marquez, as he gives his prediction on Floyd Mayweather’s bout with Robert Guerrero and reveals why it may be a tough night for Robert

Juan Manuel Marquez on Rios’ decision to work with Angel Heredia and his rematch with Alvarado

Chris Robinson catches up with Mexico City’s Juan Manuel Marquez, who was ringside for the Brandon Rios-Mike Alvarado rematch inside of the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada. Marquez gives his take on the fight as well as Rios’ decision to work with his personal strength and conditioning coach Angel ‘Memo’ Heredia

Roger Mayweather still wants Manny Pacquiao, a Juan Manuel Marquez rematch, and Tim Bradley for Floyd

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By Chris Robinson

During a recent swing through the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas, I again caught up with outspoken trainer and former two-division world champion Roger Mayweather.

And while the boxing world continues to wait for an official word on who Roger’s nephew and undefeated pound for pound star Floyd Mayweather will face next, the elder Mayweather seems to be taking the process in with a nonchalant attitude.

“There’s still fights out there for Floyd,” Roger would explain when asked of Floyd’s May 4th return to the MGM Grand.

“There’s still a lot of money to be made,” Roger added. “Hopefully the fights he’s going to have is going to be big, big fights. The next three fights should be big.”

Freddie Roach on Pacquiao-Marquez IV, Manny’s training techniques, figuring out Juan’s style, more

Chris Robinson and other media members speak with trainer Freddie Roach during a round table-style discussion at the Wynn in Las Vegas, Nevada. Roach speaks on the possibility that his fighter Manny Pacquiao could be facing Juan Manuel Marquez for a fourth time.

Ronnie Shields likes Juan Manuel Marquez over Nonito Donaire as 2012’s Fighter of the Year

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By Chris Robinson

This weekend, former welterweight contender and trainer Ronnie Shields will find himself inside of the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas as he will be guiding twin brothers and junior middleweight prospects Jermall (10-0, 6 KO’s) and Jermell Charlo (19-0, 9 KO’s) into battle.

Also working with the likes of junior middleweight contender Erislandy Lara and super middleweight prospect Edwin Rodriguez, amongst others, Shields has a nice core group of fighters that keep him busy throughout the year.

Ronnie Shileds picks Juan Manuel Marquez over Nonito Donaire as 2012 Fighter of the Year

Chris Robinson catches up with trainer Ronnie Shields at the Long Life Fit Gym in Las Vegas, Nevada in January 2013. Shields discusses his stable of fighters, including the Charlo brothers from Houston and Erislandy Lara, while also speaking on such stars as Juan Manuel Marquez, Nonito Donaire, Guillermo Rigondeaux, Abner Mares, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather