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Tim Bradley Jr. to defend title

Updated: April 24, 2013, 12:58 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Welterweight titlist Timothy Bradley Jr. and Mexican star Juan Manuel Marquez, both known for their history with Manny Pacquiao, are going to fight each other for Bradley's 147-pound world title, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum told ESPN.com on Tuesday.

They are due to meet Sept. 14 -- Mexican Independence Day weekend, a date that usually is the target for a major fight involving a top Mexican boxer -- at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas in the main event of an HBO PPV card.

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