By Vinnie Franklin Yo, check this out. I was splashing on my Drakkar when I looked down at my cell phone and realized that I got a voicemail from my LEGENDARY friend, Sergio Martinez, 50-2-2, 28 KO’s. He is coming back on April 27th against Martin Murray, 25-0-1, 11 KO’s.
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World Middleweight Champion Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez of Maravilla Box Promotions will make his promotional debut in his home country of Argentina on Saturday, November 3, in the city of Colon, in Entre Rios, Argentina, in a jam-packed night of professional boxing presenting two world title fights and several top contenders in important battles.
By Jim Minkle It is time to get the sport moving again. I’m in NYC with my finger on the pulse of the game and now it just seems that the finger of boxing is right up its ass. There isn’t much moving and there isn’t much shaking, but there is plenty to work with. [...]
Floyd Mayweather JR: Ray J – Kim Kardashian SEX TAPE, Manny Pacquiao, Sergio Martinez, Next Fight & More – BOXING NEWS
By Jim Minkle That Floyd Mayweather, JR., is spending a lot of time with strippers. Manny Pacquiao must be a bad influence. Now recently he nearly ran into Kim Kardashian at a dinner but there was an unexpected guest. Ray J showed up. Yes, the same Ray J that had a sexual encounter, on tape, [...]
Saturday night’s Alvarez-Lopez telecast on Showtime attracted over one million viewers (1.04 million) for the live telecast, surpassing the 2010 Jean Pascal vs. Bernard Hopkins event as the highest viewership for a bout since the network began tracking bout viewership. No numbers have been released yet for the competing Martinez-Chavez PPV the same night, but [...]
Canelo Alvarez, Sergio Martinez & Julio Cesar Chavez, JR: Floyd Mayweather JR’s Challengers EMERGE – Boxing News
By Geno McGahee Last Saturday, HBO and Showtime went head to head with boxing cards, both featuring intriguing fights across the board. In the pay per view event, Sergio Martinez, 50-2-2, 28 KO’s, dominated Julio Cesar Chavez, JR., 46-1-1, 32 KO’s, en route to a wide unanimous decision, but there was a huge scare in [...]
FIGHT NOW TV TM — America’s only 24-hour combat sports and entertainment channel – today announced it will begin its Live wall-to-wall news coverage featuring two of boxing’s biggest cards taking place on the same night (Saturday, September 15th). Both bouts occur in Las Vegas, further cementing its status as “The fight capital of the [...]
This week’s Mexican Independence Day weekend World Middleweight Championship event between undefeated WBC middleweight champion and Son of the Legend, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (46-0-1, 32 KOs) and two-division world champion Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez (49-2-2, 28 KOs), of Quilmes, Buenos Aires, Argentina, sold its last remaining tickets today at 1:58 p.m. PT. Chavez Jr. vs. [...]
Threats and an incident of vandalism over the weekend at the Oxnard-based training camp of two-division world champion Sergio Martinez (49-2-2, 28 KOs), of Argentina, has forced the cancellation of Martinez’s Media Day Workout, scheduled for Tuesday, August 28 in Ventura, Calif. Martinez is deep in training for his upcoming challenge of undefeated World Boxing [...]
Argentinean welterweight contender Hector “El Tigre” Saldivia (41-2, 32 KO) has signed a managerial agreement with middleweight champion Sergio Martinez’s Maravilla Box and re-signed another long-term promotional agreement with promoter Sampson Lewkowicz of Sampson Boxing. The exciting 28-year-old Saldivia, from Comodoro Rivadavia, Chubut, Argentina, is a former WBA Fedelatin Welterweight Champion, currently rated #4 in [...]
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt Last night in front of a packed crowd at Madison Square Garden, current Middleweight Champion Sergio Martinez,49-2-2, 28 KO’s stopped Matthew Macklin, 28-4, 19 KO’s in the 11th round of a very close and exciting fight that also saw the champion down in the 7th round.
By Geno McGahee On November 20th, 2010, Sergio Martinez, 48-2-2, 27 KO’s, scored a spectacular second round knockout of Paul Williams. It was broadcast live on HBO, made the sports highlight reels on the nightly news and sent a message to the boxing world that eh was ready to take on Manny Pacquiao or Floyd [...]
Exclusive Interview by Marc Anthony “I proved against Sturm that I’m one of the best middleweights in the world and an uncrowned world champion but beating Martinez will put me onto another level again.” — Matthew Macklin Matthew Macklin, 28-3, 19 KO’s, is preparing to take out what many consider the number #3 pound for [...]
By Gina L. Caliboso In Quentin Tarantino’s cult favorite “Kill Bill, Vol. 1, “ the Bride (played by Uma Thurman) calls out to O-Ren Ishii and adds, “You and I have unfinished business.” Kill Bill, Vol. 1 is a cool, although bloody, tale about revenge. After the recent HBO double header, notably between Andy [...]
By Vinnie Franklin I was quite interested in the Sergio Martinez – Darren Barker fight on HBO over the weekend. You see, Martinez has made his case that he is the #3 best in the world, but after watching him struggle with Barker, I have my reservations about him.
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt WBC Middleweight Champion Sergio Martinez, 48-2-2, 27 KO’s stopped former unbeaten European Champion Darren Barker, 23-1, 14 KO’s in the eleventh round with a right hook. There is speculation that Martinez may drop to Junior Middleweight and face Manny Pacquiao if he gets by Juan Manuel Marquez in November. With not [...]
While a national TV audience will see middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (47-2-2, 26 KOs) face undefeated European champion Darren Barker (23-0, 14 KOs) and the rematch between middleweights Andy Lee (26-1, 19 KOs) and Bryan Vera (19-5, 12 KOs), fans in attendance at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City can see an additional eight undercard bouts [...]
Lou DiBella, of DiBella Entertainment, hosted the final press conference for “Noche De ‘Maravilla’” featuring WBC Diamond belt Middleweight Champion, and top three pound-for-pound fighter, Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez (47-2-2, 26KO’s), who will be taking on undefeated European Champion “Dazzling” Darren Barker (23-0, 14 KOs), this Saturday, October 1st, at Boardwalk Hall, in Atlantic City, NJ. [...]
By Geno McGahee This Saturday, Sergio Martinez, 47-2-2, 26 KO’s, faces off against the unknown British import, Darren Barker, 23-0, 14 KO’s, in a very low profile showdown on HBO. Martinez is universally recognized as the #3 pound for pound best fighter in the world, behind the two biggest names in boxing, Floyd Mayweather, JR., [...]
WBC President Jose Sulaiman said today that Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. and Sergio Martinez will be allowed voluntary fights. “As per the WBC Rules and Regulations, a voluntary defense has been granted to the new champion [Chavez] to then proceed to fight the WBC Diamond champion Sergio Martinez, who will also make a voluntary defense [...]
By Mike Plunkett The recent upsets of undefeated Canadian knockout artist David Lemieux and James Kirkland, an American head-hunter, serve to remind us how great boxing can be and why it is so often different from mainstream sports. Both Lemieux and Kirkland were feared knockout artists that had made a name for themselves decimating B [...]
By Gina L. Caliboso As the current #1 ranked middleweight and fresh off his 8th round TKO over Serhiy Dzinzurik, 37-1, 23 KO’s, Sergio Gabriel “Maravilla” Martinez, 47-2-2, 26 KO’s has only to figure out his next opponent. Martinez is currently on a confident win streak that demonstrates he is only getting better. It was [...]
Compiled by Mike Plunkett This weekend promises to be terrific. Three division world champion Miguel Angel Cotto, 35-2, 28 KO’s looks to make the first defense of his WBA Super World light middleweight title against the wild swinging, hard punching former WBA/WBC welterweight champion Ricardo Mayorga, 29-7-1, 23 KO’s, an all-purpose bad-boy that puts the [...]
By Joseph Garcia (CEO/Publisher Note: Joseph Garcia is our newest Feature Writer at RSR. I, along with the rest of the team, welcome him aboard!) Sergio Martinez, 46-2-2, 25 KOs, the #3 or #2 if Floyd Mayweather, JR., is indeed stripped of his Ring Magazine ranking due to inactivity, pound-for-pound fighter in the world returns [...]
By Geno McGahee On November 20th, a booming punch would send Paul Williams, one of the top pound for pound fighters in the game and “the most avoided man in boxing” face first, planted in the canvas and out of the fight in the second round. Sergio Martinez avenged an earlier loss in style and [...]