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Rafael Marquez needs surgery

Updated: March 14, 2013, 9:07 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Former two-division champion Rafael Marquez needs to have surgery for gallstones, which forced him to withdraw from a May 4 fight against Leo Santa Cruz, Golden Boy Promotions chief executive Richard Schaefer told ESPN.com on Thursday.

The scheduled 10-round junior featherweight bout was supposed to take place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas as one of the featured bouts on the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Robert Guerrero Showtime PPV undercard.

Schaefer said Marquez (41-8, 37 KOs), ...

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