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Marquez hoping for Pacquiao fight early next year

With Rocky Juarez out of the way, is Manny Pacquiao next for Juan Manuel Marquez?

Originally Published: November 4, 2007
By Ron Borges | Special to ESPN.com

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The chant began before the 11th round did, rolling down from the back of the packed hall at the Desert Diamond Casino like a proclamation from a higher power.

For six more minutes WBC super featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez still had to deal with Rocky Juarez but a larger issue was already looming.

"Bring on Pacquiao!" Marquez's supporters hollered in unison again and again. "Bring on Pacquiao! Bring on Pacquiao!"

Several fans from the cheap seats ...

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