Timothy Bradley Jr. has agreed in principle to defend his welterweight title against Juan Manuel Marquez in a Sept. 14 showdown at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. Either fighter could have chosen to take on Manny Pacquiao -- a fighter who lost to Bradley via a divisive split decision and was KO'd by Marquez in the fourth of their storied fight history -- but instead they settled on the challenge of fighting one another.
Let's fight ... again
Timothy Bradley Jr. won a controversial split decision fight against Manny Pacquiao in June 2012. Six months later, Juan Manuel Marquez stopped Paquiao with a six round knockout.