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Marquez vs. Diaz II Final Main Event Press Conference Quotes

by on Jul.30, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

July 28, 2010–

JUAN MANUEL MARQUEZ

“Thank you for being here. I want to thank Golden Boy Promotions and HBO Sports for supporting me. Everyone knows Juan Diaz is a great fighter and I have prepared myself very hard for this fight. When people say ‘Why Juan Diaz again?’ I always want make the biggest fights and here you have two great fighters.

“I think this fight is going to be better than the first one because Juan Diaz is a great fighter and a great warrior and I am too. I like to fight. Everyone who knows me, knows I like landing so many punches. (continue reading…)

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Hundreds of Fans Support Juan Manuel ‘Dinamita’ Marquez at Los Angeles Fan Rally

by on Jul.26, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Mexico’s Number One Fighter Is Greeted By Throngs of Fans Before Heading to Las Vegas to Face Juan “Baby Bull” Diaz on July 31 in “Fight of the Year: The Rematch” 

Photo: Gene Blevins - Hoganphotos/Golden Boy Promotions, copyright 2010

Photo: Gene Blevins - Hoganphotos/Golden Boy Promotions, copyright 2010

LOS ANGELES, CA, July 25, 2010 — Hundreds of fans braved the heat at the famed Placita Olvera in Los Angeles today to welcome and cheer on Juan Manuel “Dinamita” Marquez before he heads to Las Vegas to face Juan “Baby Bull” Diaz in “Fight of the Year: The Rematch” on July 31 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center live on HBO Pay-Per-View®.  Over 300 fans showed their support for Mexico’s “Numero Uno” and Marquez reciprocated that support by signing autographs for over two hours in the blazing sun.
 
“I was so happy that all of the fans came out to support me today,” said Marquez.  “Arriving in the United States really makes me feel like the fight is almost here.  I want to make the Mexican people proud and to be victorious on July 31.”

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Juan Manuel ‘Dinamita’ Marquez & Ignacio ‘Nacho’ Beristain Media Conference Call Transcript

by on Jul.21, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

July 21, 2010–

K. Swanson:   

Thanks everybody for calling in.  We are almost 10 days out from a great, great fight night on July 31.  Juan Manuel Marquez vs. Juan Diaz and we’ve just had a really great time talking to all of you throughout this promotion and so you getting to know the fighters as well. 

Today, we are joined by Juan Manuel Marquez, his trainer, Ignacio Beristain and also translating for Juan is Robert Diaz from Golden Boy Promotions.  I’m going to quickly turn it over to Richard Schaefer, Chief Executive Officer of Golden Boy Promotions to get us started. (continue reading…)

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Marquez vs. Diaz 2 Website Goes Live: WhoRUPicking.com Is the Online Home for ‘Fight of the Year: The Rematch’

by on Jul.19, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

LOS ANGELES, July 19, 2010 – Following the groundbreaking success of Golden Boy Promotions’ official website for the Floyd  Mayweather vs. Sugar Shane Mosley showdown this past May, WhoRUPicking.com is back, and is now featuring all the latest news and coverage for the highly-anticipated July 31 rematch between Juan Manuel “Dinamita” Marquez and Juan “Baby” Diaz.

 The website features an interactive poll where you can vote for the winner of all the PPV bouts (Marquez vs. Diaz, Jacobs vs. Pirog, Guerrero vs. Casamayor and Linares vs. Juarez), exclusive videos with footage from Marquez and Diaz’ first bout (which was the consensus pick for 2009 Fight of the Year), training camp reports and in-depth bios.  It also has fan contests, badges for fans to put on their Twitter and Facebook accounts or own websites and all the information you need to see the fight live on Pay-Per-View or at your local movie theater.  (continue reading…)

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Juan “Baby Bull” Diaz & Ronnie Shields Media Conference Call Transcript

by on Jul.14, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

K. Swanson:   

Thank you, everybody, for calling in.  We have another exciting conference call today featuring one of our main event fighters, Juan Diaz, former Three-Time Lightweight World Champion.  Also joining him is Ronnie Shields, who is his trainer, and Richard Schaefer, Chief Executive Officer of Golden Boy Promotions.

Before I turn it over to Richard, I do want to say I’ve been in boxing a long time and I’ve worked with a lot of fighters and personally, I am so impressed with Juan Diaz’s story.  It’s an honor, actually, to be participating and helping to tell it.  It’s a wonderful opportunity to hear a story about how a fighter is going to make it whether he’s in or out of the ring.  (continue reading…)

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