HUNDREDS OF FANS SUPPORT JUAN MANUEL “DINAMITA” MARQUEZ AT LA FAN RALLY
Mexico’s Number One Fighter Is Greeted By Throngs of Fans Before Heading to Las Vegas to Face Juan “Baby Bull” Diaz on July 31 in “Fight of the Year: The Rematch”
PHOTO CREDIT: Gene Blevins – Hoganphotos/Golden Boy Promotions
Los Angeles, CA – Hundreds of fans braved the heat at the famed Placita Olvera in Los Angeles today to welcome and cheer on Juan Manuel “Dinamita” Marquez before he heads to Las Vegas to face Juan “Baby Bull” Diaz in “Fight of the Year: The Rematch” on July 31 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center live on HBO Pay-Per-View®. Over 300 fans showed their support for Mexico’s “Numero Uno” and Marquez reciprocated that support by signing autographs for over two hours in the blazing sun.
“I was so happy that all of the fans came out to support me today,” said Marquez. “Arriving in the United States really makes me feel like the fight is almost here. I want to make the Mexican people proud and to be victorious on July 31.”
Rising junior welterweight prospect Frankie Gomez, who is preparing to fight Ricardo Calzada on the “Fight of the Year: The Rematch” undercard, was also in attendance.
Ring Magazine, WBA and WBO Lightweight World Champion Juan Manuel Marquez greets fans on July 25, 2010 at a fan rally at Placita Olvera in Los Angeles, California in advance of his July 31, 2010 rematch against former Three-Time World Lightweight Champion Juan Diaz at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada which will be televised live on HBO Pay-Per-View.