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Juan Manuel Marquez to fight April 14

Updated: March 17, 2012, 2:02 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Juan Manuel Marquez, who will headline the first boxing event at the new 22,300-seat Mexico City Arena on April 14, got a new opponent on Friday.

Marquez, who will be fighting in his hometown for the first time since 1994, his second year as a professional, will face 30-year-old Sergey Fedchenko (30-1, 13 KOs) of Ukraine, Sean Gibbons of Zanfer Promotions, Marquez's promoter, told ESPN.com. They will meet for a vacant interim junior welterweight title.

Marquez, 38, the three-division ...

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