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Maidana beats Morales in dramatic bout

Updated: April 10, 2011, 6:43 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

LAS VEGAS -- When a fight between Erik Morales and lightweight champ Juan Manuel Marquez wound up not being finalized because Marquez decided to sit out, waiting for a possible fight with Manny Pacquiao, Morales had an idea.

He and Golden Boy Promotions matchmaker Eric Gomez were on the phone going over possible opponents and, one by one, they were either not available or not to Morales' liking.

Finally, Morales told Gomez he had an idea. He wanted to fight "that guy from ...

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