Judah has recently regained momentum in his career by stopping Vernon Paris in the 9th round of their IBF title eliminator. His career took a major blow when he was stopped by Amir Khan back in 2011. He is now looking to the prove to the world and himself that he still has what it takes to share the ring with one of the best fighters in the world.
"It's a fight I have campaigned for," said Judah. "This is a fight I wanted a couple of years ago and I still want it. I want him. He fought Floyd Mayweather and never touched him, and he got dropped. I can do that too."
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Judah's promoter Kathy Duva also commented on the situation: "I've been having discussions with Bob (Arum) for the past 24 hours. But the deal is not done. Obviously we'd love to do it. I think it's a saleable fight, a terrific fight. These guys are both big names, so we would love do it and it's not a complicated deal to make. He (Judah) really wants the fight but Bob hasn't made us an offer yet... Bob knows that Zab is available, so we are talking about it.
Bob Arum is set to make an announcement this afternoon regarding Marquez's next opponent. The original opponent being talked about was British light-welterweight Paul McCloskey but after his shock stoppage loss to Demarcus Corley at the weekend it doesn't like that he will be the man sharing the ring with Marquez on July 14th.