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Sergio Martinez says medical evaluation in 10 days will decide career fate

After a steady decline in his last few fights culminating in his lopsided loss to Miguel Cotto in June, the oft-injured Sergio Martinez’s career now hangs in the balance. With a couple of knee surgeries over the past few years that have visibly affected his career and he now awaits a medical evaluation to decide whether he’ll be able to fight ever again. IF he has to hang up...
Via Fight Hub TV
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Argentinean great Sergio Martinez will wrongly continue to box

Sergio Martinez will not retire from prizefighting and he expects to regain a crown in the near future. In an extraordinarily dominant performance, Miguel Cotto stopped the 39-year-old Martinez (51-3-2, 28 KOs) six seconds into the 10th round to capture the WBC middleweight championship on June 7 at Madison Square Garden. Meeting at a maximum weight of 159 pounds, the 5-foot-7 Cotto...
Via Sports by Colin
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Sergio Martinez Decides Not to Retire From Boxing

Boxers rarely walk away from the sport on a high note. Normally, they hang around way past their prime until literally no one will fight them anymore. Sergio Martinez probably should retire, because his body is telling him to retire, but his mind has told him that the Cotto fight was just a bad night, so he will fight on. Here is the story via ESPN. “Miguel De Pablos (Martinez’s...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Sergio Martinez decides to avoid retirement & continue fighting

After lengthy discussions with members of his team, now-former Middleweight Champion Sergio "Maravilla" Martinez has decided to continue his boxing career, despite the fact that many in the boxing community believe it would be an appropriate time to hang up the gloves. Determined to return and erase the terrible memory of what happened against fellow-great Miguel Cotto...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Pablo Sarmiento says retirement talk for Sergio Martinez too soon; Feels Martinez never recovered from knockdowns

It has been a few days since Miguel Cotto trounced former middleweight kingpin Sergio Martinez last Saturday on HBO PPV from the Garden in New York. In the discussion since then fans have expressed their opinion that Martinez, who is 39 years of age should retire. Many say he was already done before coming into the Cotto-Martinez fight, with fans citing his performances against Julio...
Via Fight Hub TV
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Sergio Martinez Talks About Fighting in Madison Square Garden

The most anticipated fight of the year is just days away. Here is what Sergio had to say about fighting in MSG. It has been a major dream of mine to fight at Madison Square Garden in the big room. I never would have imagined that I would be headlining a main event over there if you asked me that 10 years ago. To fight at Madison Square Garden where great Argentinean boxers fought...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Sergio Martinez meets with the Pope: Photos & notes

On Wednesday, Middleweight Champion and pound-for-pounder Sergio "Maravilla" Martinez had the opportunity to meet and sit down one-on-one with Pope Francis. The meeting between the two Argentineans took place at the Vatican, and marked the first time a professional fighter has had a one-on-one closed session meeting with the Pope since Muhammad Ali. Meeting with the Pope...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Understandably, Floyd Mayweather Jr refuses to fight Sergio Martinez

Readying to battle current interim WBC welterweight champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero on May 4, Floyd Mayweather Jr was asked if he’d ever face Sergio Martinez at 160 pounds. “Sergio Martinez is 160. Floyd Mayweather walks around at 147,” said Mayweather, 36, who last threw fists on Cinco de Mayo when he overcame powerful Puerto Rican icon Miguel Cotto by unanimous decision...
Via Sports by Colin
April 10, 2013  |  Discuss

In a potential clash for the ages, will Sergio Martinez face Saul Alvarez on Mexican Independence Day weekend?

In a potentially epic clash for the ages, The Ring and WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez may throw fists with WBC light middleweight titleholder Saul “Canelo” Alvarez on September 14. Alvarez (41-0-1, 30 KOs) will next scrap WBA light-middleweight king “No Doubt” Austin Trout in a unification bout on April 20 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. The Mexican superstar...
Via Sports by Colin
March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Martinez wants 'big fight' at home in Argentina

WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez says he wants to organize a ''big fight'' in his native Argentina following his victory to claim the belt from Mexican boxer Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in Las Vegas last month. The 37-year-old Martinez isn't sure when the fight might be held and failed to nominate a prospective opponent but says it is a priority, adding that...
Via AP on Fox
October 22, 2012  |  Discuss
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