Bradley defeats Marquez to stay unbeaten

The Sports NetworkOctober 13, 2013 

Las Vegas, NV ( - Timothy Bradley defeated Juan Manuel Marquez by split decision Saturday to retain his WBO welterweight title and remain undefeated.

Two judges scored the bout in favor of Bradley, 116-112 and 115-113, while the other had Marquez winning 115-113.

Bradley (31-0, 12 KOs) connected on 168-of-562 punches, compared to 153-of-455 for Marquez (55-7-1, 40 KOs).

On the undercard, Orlando Salido (40-12-2, 28 KOs) beat Orlando Cruz (20-3-1 10 KOs), the first openly gay fighter, by a seventh-round knockout for the vacant WBO featherweight title.

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