Juan Manuel Marquez vs Serhiy Fedchenko live blog for round-by-round updates via HBO pay per view. The main event will start a little after 11:30PM ET live from Arena Ciudad in Mexico City.
The Marquez-Fedchenko title bout is part of a big championship pay-per-view card that will begin in Las Vegas right after the lightweight championship fight featuring Brandon Rios and Richard Abril.
Marquez, 53-6-1 (39 KOs) is the most talented technical fighter in his generation having no signs of giving up boxing as 38 years old. He proved boxing genuis by taming the most ferocious fighterin most of their controversial three fights. Marquez also entered as the # 6 fighter pound-for-pound according to the The Ring Magazine.
Fedchenko is also proving to be tough dough with a record 30-1 (13 KOs). But the Ukranian is a 14/1 beting underdog, was unranked compared to the Mexican. Marquez vs Fedchenko will be fighting for WBO Light Welterweight Title (Interim) title. Check out our Marquez vs Fedchenko results page to find out.
Marquez 10-9. Marquez agressive and pushing the pace. Looking to open up & put on a show. Fedchenko starting slow ... Fedchenko is nervous, while Marquez is trying to feel/measure him out
Marquez 10-9 Some pretty good exchanges between Marquez and Fedchenko ... Marquez landing solid punches looks muscular, strong, and in great shape.
Marquez 10-9 JMM working the body well, doing good combination work though Fedchenko rolling with it not doing much, but keeping his distance
Marquez 10-9 JMM sends a digging, painful-looking left into Fedchenko's abs near the end. The Ukraian guy not doing much..JMM getting stronger
Marquez 10-9 JMM is steady and precise...Nice exchange to end the round. Marquez appeared to be getting the better
Marquez 10-9 JMM dictating the fight, precise...Fedchenko backs up after some solid shot from Marquez
Marquez 10-9 JMM unloads some combo, good shots to Fedchenko, No Beuno for Ukraine guy
Marquez 10-9. Fedchenko still tough as nail still hanging in there ..Marquez still dictating the fight, but having trouble taking out Fedchenko
Marquaz 10-9 JMM has just run into a wall .. its a standoff, ....Marquez has some errant shots, unable to find his target..give credit to Fedchen
Marquez 10-9 JMM caught Fedchenko with a left hook.... But Fedchen now firing back against Marquez, ..good exchange... Fedchen got schooled! now with cherry face
Marquez 10-9 JMM got some good shots again, just a one-sided, action, Fedchenko still in it, though ..final round next
Marquez 10-9 JMM has Fedchenko hurt with some series good shots but Fedchenko still on his feet, as crowd roar for a KNOCKDOWN from JMM. Fedchenko backs off as Marquez charges and fires and tries to finish him. But Fedchenko finishes still standing. Unanimous Decision for hometown hero Marquez.
As the crowd roars, Marquez keep pounding on Serhiy in the last round but cannot finish him off. Good boxing nevertheless.Juan Manuel Marquez wins by Unanimous Decision. The judges score it 119-109, 118-110, and 118-110.