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Marquez eyes fifth world title

Updated: June 21, 2013, 9:39 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Welterweight titlist Timothy Bradley Jr. and Mexican star Juan Manuel Marquez -- best known for their fights against Manny Pacquiao -- could have accepted offers to fight the Filipino icon again. However, both turned down Pacquiao and instead will face each other.

The deal for their bout has been set since late April, but on Thursday the fighters came face to face at a news conference at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., to formally announce their showdown on Oct. 12 (HBO ...

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