The fighters for the HBO boxing “Juan Manuel Marquez vs. Juan Diaz 2” Pay-per-view card on Saturday, July 31, 2010, officially made weight Friday.
Marquez and Diaz first fought in 2009, a fight that won fight of the year and was a back and forth war which Juan Manuel Marquez won by knockout.
Juan Manuel Marquez 133 1/2 pounds and Juan “Baby Bull” Diaz weighed in at the 135-pound lightweight limit.
If Marquez beats Diaz again on Saturday, his sights are set on a rubbermatch with the Filipino boxer Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao. Manny Pacquiao is scheduled to face Antonio Margarito on November 13 instead of Floyd Mayweather Jr.. Marquez fought Mayweather and lost a decision but still believes that Pacquiao is avoiding a third fight with him.
The official undercard weights from the HBO “Marquez vs. Diaz rematch” PPV :
WBO middleweight title fight
Daniel Jacobs – 159 vs. Dmitry Pirog – 160.
Jr. Welterweight fight
Robert Guerrero – 138.5 vs. Joel Casamayor – 138
Jorge Linares – 132.5 vs. Rocky Juarez – 132.
Watch Juan Manuel Marquez vs. Juan Diaz live on Saturday night, July 31 only on HBO Pay-per-view.
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