Juan Manuel Marquez Fighter Blog Week 3

Juan Manuel Marquez talks about how boxing has affected his family.

Juan Manuel Marquezby Juan Manuel Marquez

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As family men, how difficult is it to be a fighter when you have children? Do you find it hard when trying to keep your kids away from being violent? Are you worried about getting hurt and your kids having to see you cut or bruised up? What was the specific moment growing up when you decided that you could be one of the best fighters in the world?


Juan Manuel Marquez –

“As a father I would not like my sons to be boxers, but my brother (Rafael) and I became boxers because my father was a boxer and he loved the sport so much, so if my sons want to be boxers I will support them in any way I can”

“My kids rarely go to my fights but they do watch them on TV and they know that there some risk involved in what I do and they know that cuts and bruises are part to the job”

 “Boxing was always about been the best that we could be and that’s just the way we were raised to be become the best and from the start of our career we always stride to be the best boxers possible”


Episode #3 of the all-access reality series “24/7 Pacquiao/Marquez” premieres Saturday, Nov. 5 at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT on HBO.  Episodes #1 and #2 are available at HBO ON DEMAND® and HBO GO® in addition to multiple replays on the network.  The four-part series premieres on three consecutive Saturday nights before the finale airs the night before the welterweight championship showdown in Las Vegas

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