Marquez (55-6-1, 40 KOs) is slated to battle WBO welterweight titleholder Timothy Bradley on October 12 at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Meanwhile, the 34-year-old Pacquiao (54-5-2, 38 KOs) will face Brandon Rios on November 23 at the CotaiArena in Macau, China.
During their fourth savage affair in December, Marquez brutally knocked Pacquiao onto Queer Street at 2:59 of the sixth round.
“If the Pacquiao team tells me they want to ﬁght in Mexico, yes, I will ﬁght him,” said Marquez, 39, who allegedly scoffed at $13 million to again scrap Pacquiao.
Realizing “the Pacquiao team” would never “ﬁght in Mexico,” Marquez is clearly satisfied with rendering the “Fighter of the Decade” unconscious.
Unfortunately for the badass Mexican, the 29-year-old Bradley (30-0-0-1, 12 KOs) should outscore Marquez to remain an undefeated titlist this autumn.
In stark contrast to Marquez, expect a shopworn Pacquiao to finish the inferior 27-year-old Rios (31-1-1, 23 KOs) within 11 rounds.
As surefire future Hall of Famers, Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez will never again throw fists.by