Plaza de Toros, Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico– Juan Manuel Marquez’s (53-5-1, 39 KOs) November 12th date with Manny Pacquiao is safe and sound as Mexico City’s future Hall of Famer stopped Colombian, Likar Ramos (24-4, 18 KOs) with one straight right hand at 1:02 of the first round.
Ramos his the canvas and stayed there for several moments before getting back to his feet.
Marquez now moves on to his third contest with the Filipino phenom, Pacquiao.
On the undercard, Rafael Marquez (40-6, 36 KOs) dominated the overmatched Eduardo Becerril (12-8-2, 4 KOs), dropping him in the fourth round and eventually forcing Becerril’s corner to stop the contest between the fifth and sixth.
Marquez is now in line for an October 1 title bout with WBC jr. featherweight champ, Toshiaki Nishioka.
Roman “El Chocolatito” Gonzalez (29-0, 24 KOs) battered and bloodied Omar Salado (22-4-2, 13 KOs) en route to a TKO 7 victory for the the reigning WBA jr. flyweight champion. Salado was down three times in the contest.
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