It appears the thought of retirement hasn't sat well with Antonio DeMarco, who announced his farewell just two days after getting routed by Rances Barthelemy in June. Though still relatively young, 29, DeMarco has taken some pretty brutal punishment during his career and seemed to be one of the few who recognized the writing on the wall and acted on it by walking away sooner than later.
The only thing is that DeMarco didn't end up walking very far, and has decided to turn back to the sport less than two months after leaving it.
Antonio DeMarco (31-5-1, 23 KOs) is now scheduled to appear on the September 26th PBC card headlined by Deontay Wilder in Alabama. DeMarco will be taking on 25-year-old Omar Figueroa Jr. (25-0-1, 18 KOs) who is coming off a decision win against Ricky Burns this past May.
This comeback has all the makings of being a rude awakening for DeMarco, but apparently the man sill has the desire to compete.
Tell me fans, do you think DeMarco's comeback will be fruitful, or is this just another disaster waiting to happen?