Philippines, 29 Jul 2015
  Home >> News

 
Search Boxer:
First Name
Last Name


BOXERS                         

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

FIGHT SCHEDULES        

FIGHT RESULTS            

NEWS                            

HOUSE NEWS                

FORUM                          

FIGHT GALLERIES        

TRAINERS                     

MANAGERS                    

PROMOTERS                  

BOXING GYMS               

RING CARD GIRLS        


 



Dong Secuya
Web Editor

Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Contributing Editor

Homer D. Sayson
NBA Section Editor




Ronnie Nathanielsz

Rich Mazon

Eddie Alinea

Epifanio M. Almeda

Anthony Andales

Jason Aniel

Hesiquio Balderas

Sid Bañez

Brett Bonetti

Marlon Bernardino

Winchell Campos

Socrates Celestial

T. Chin-Te

Carlos Costa

Christopher Cruz

Rob Cruz

Jonathan Davis

Dr. Ed de la Vega

Lito delos Reyes

Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro

Edwin G. Espejo

Dennis U. Eroa

Ron Galarpe

Joaquin Henson

Oliver Iglesias

Dionis Jacobe

Ted Lerner

Salven Lagumbay

Reylan Loberternos

Mike Angel Lopez

Salvador Lopez

Joan Secuya-Medida

Ryan Medida

Rico Navarro

Rod Mijares

Manny Pacquiao

Gerry Peñalosa

Greg R. Penilla, M.D.

Gov. Manny Piñol

Dr. Allan Recto

Hermie Rivera

Emmanuel T. Rivera

Virgi T. Romano

Nicholai R. Roska

Maloney L. Samaco

Sev Sarmenta

Reynaldo Seno

Myron Sta. Ana

Atty. Danrex Joseph V. Tapdasan

Recah Trinidad

Reni M. Valenzuela

Mark F. Villanueva




 
News  


FILIPINO FIGHTERS ARE TYSON MARQUEZ’S WATERLOO


PhilBoxing.com




LA Sports Arena, Downtown Los Angeles: WBA Flyweight champion, Hernan “Tyson” Marquez tried everything he can muster in an effort to unify the titles and beat the Hawaiian Punch, WBO champion Brian Viloria.

He even hired Robert Garcia of Oxnard, California, the former trainer of Brian Viloria in a fraught effort to learn about Viloria and possibly beat him.

But, the young Mexican forgot something along the way.

He conveniently forgot that Filipino fighters are his Waterloo.

The unknown Richie Mepranum in March 2010 beat him at Grapevine, Texas ending his undefeated record then.

Then for some insane reason four months later Marquez accepted a fight with the great Nonito Donaire Jr. As we all know, he failed miserably. He was stopped in round 8th.

To his credit however, somewhere down the line, he beat Edrin Dapudong, Fernando Lumacad and avenged his loss to unprepared Richie Mepranum.

Such wins possibly embolden him and he accepted a unification fight with Viloria.

Wrong choice!

Viloria is far cry better than the three. He is in fact a world champion.

Tonight at this old sports arena, Marquez bit more than he can chew. He was emphatically stopped by Brian Viloria who knocked him down three times en route to a KO in round 10.

Marquez’ psyche changed after the first knock down. And it was further eroded when he was seemingly turning the tide in round five only to suffer another devastating knockdown.

But to his credit, he gave one hell of a fight although it was said after the fight that he only won one round against Viloria- the eighth round.

This writer happened to be at ringside taking photos right next to the Marquez corner. From my position, I can clearly hear Garcia yelling at his ward in order to shake him to his senses or at least encourage him to up the tempo of the fight.

But all is for naught as Marquez really had nothing else to offer to beat Viloria.

The Mexican gladiator from Sonora was done after the second knockdown for no matter what he did he could not drop Viloria. The Hawaiian Punch took everything Marquez threw at him including the proverbial kitchen sink.

What was worse for Marquez is when he seemingly gained the upper hand; Viloria will throw a beautifully timed counter punch and drop Marquez to the canvas.

Garcia was right in stopping the fight after the third knockdown in round 10. Marquez was done and it was no use to get him hurt some more.

For Viloria the win is a small consolation.

As the WBO champion, he may have to face a Filipino to defend his title.

Or he can keep the WBA title and give up the WBO title and give his fellow Filipinos a chance to win it for themselves.

But that story is for another time.


Click here to view a list of other articles written by Ed de la Vega, DDS.


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • GONZALEZ WILL FIGHT VILORIA IF THE PRICE IS RIGHT
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Wed, 29 Jul 2015
  • WBC PRESIDENT SULAIMAN ANNOUNCES THAT LEO SANTA CRUZ-MARES WILL FIGHT FOR THE DIAMOND BELT
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Wed, 29 Jul 2015
  • Palicte, Cabalquinto in Tibay ng Pinoy 10
    By Lito delos Reyes, Wed, 29 Jul 2015
  • LEGENDARY FIVE-DIVISION WORLD CHAMPION SUGAR RAY LEONARD CONFIRMS ATTENDANCE AT THIRD ANNUAL NEVADA BOXING HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY
    By , Wed, 29 Jul 2015
  • Emmanuel 'Manny' Rodriguez is set to defend his WBO Latino title against Alex Rangel in Fajardo, Puerto Rico
    By , Wed, 29 Jul 2015
  • LGM Promotions back with another card on Saturday, August 15 at Pershing Field Ice Rink in Jersey City, New Jersey
    By , Wed, 29 Jul 2015
  • Brandon Bennett takes on Jonathan Maicelo as King's Promotions heads south to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC on Friday, August 28
    By , Wed, 29 Jul 2015
  • Who’s truly ready: Viloria or Donaire?
    By Recah Trinidad, Tue, 28 Jul 2015
  • Boxer Victor Ortiz -- Arrested at Kenny Chesney Concert ... Assault with Deadly Weapon
    By , Tue, 28 Jul 2015
  • CESAFI COMMISSIONER TIUKINHOY HAILS TIE-UP WITH VIVA AS A MILESTONE IN CEBU BASKETBALL
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Tue, 28 Jul 2015
  • Barrera wants revenge for Cuba, calls out Pascal
    By , Tue, 28 Jul 2015
  • Tarver-Cunningham conference call transcript
    By , Tue, 28 Jul 2015
  • GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS INKS DEAL WITH ESTRELLA TV TO AIR LIVE BOXING MATCHES TWICE MONTHLY
    By , Tue, 28 Jul 2015
  • Knockout set to eclipse competition with addition of Hollywood super agent
    By , Tue, 28 Jul 2015
  • MCTAVISH TO REFEREE PAGARA-RIOS INTERCONTINENTAL TITLE FIGHT IN DUBAI
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Mon, 27 Jul 2015
  • CESAFI TIES UP WITH VIVA SPORTS
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Mon, 27 Jul 2015
  • POSSIBLE DONAIRE OPPONENT, WBA CHAMPION SCOTT QUIGG HEADS TO THE WILD CARD GYM
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Mon, 27 Jul 2015
  • WBO Orient title-fight at SM Davao Aug. 14
    By Lito delos Reyes, Mon, 27 Jul 2015
  • Special Olympics World Games 2015 opens with a bang (PHOTOS)
    By Nicholai R. Roska, Mon, 27 Jul 2015
  • TENTH & TOUGHEST - IRON WILL READY FOR OCT 31
    By , Mon, 27 Jul 2015
  • VILORIA CRUSHES SOTO, BIG MONEY FIGHT AGAINST ROMAN GONZALEZ NEXT
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sun, 26 Jul 2015
  • Gentle Giant June Mar Fajardo
    By Eddie Alinea, Sun, 26 Jul 2015
  • MOISES FUENTES WINS COMEBACK FIGHT AGAINST EX-CHAMP NOVOA
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sun, 26 Jul 2015
  • Shumenov defeats Flores: 7-25 PBC on NBCSN results and quotes from Las Veas
    By , Sun, 26 Jul 2015


  •  




     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2015 philboxing.com.