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shots from nishioka-marquez

Initial shots from last night’s Top Rank  / Teiken / Zanfer card at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas headlining Rafael Marquez vs. Toshiaki Nishioka.  For full gallery . . . |more|  

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trigger-happy ‘filipino flash’ at ringside

Bantamweight king Nonito Donaire had more in mind than just shake the rust off his Canon gear when he joined the ringside photographers to shoot the Toshiaki Nishioka vs. Rafael Marquez fight last night at the MGM in Las Vegas. After Donaire defends his two bantam belts against Omar Narvaez, Oct. 22 in New York [...]

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flashback: marquez vs. johnson

Photo above by Chris Cozzone, 2002: Can Rafael Marquez do it again tonight in Vegas? In 2002, Marquez made his mark upon the bantamweight division by defeating Mark “Too Sharp” Johnson. Nearly ten years later, a flawless reign as bantam king and his four historic wars with Israel Vazquez, Marquez will take on Toshiaki Nishioka [...]

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nishioka-marquez presser

With little ill will and drama between main eventers Rafael Marquez and Toshiaki Nishioka, today’s presser at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas might’ve been called the Johnny Tapia and Ricardo Mayorga show. Quote of the day? While sitting down with “Mi Vida Loca,” Tapia looked over at Mayorga, laughed, and said, “He’s a loon.” [...]

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marquez, nishioka, soto, gonzalez work out

Shots from today’s Top Rank media workout in Las Vegas: Rafael Marquez, Toshiaki Nishioka, Omar Soto, Roman Gonzalez, Jesse Magdaleno and Anthony Lenk. For full slideshow . . . |more|

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