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Sergio Martinez: Between a rock and a hard place

By John F. McKenna (McJack): World Boxing Council (WBC) Diamond Middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (48-2-2, 27 KO’s) fresh off of an 11th round KO over British fighter Darren Barker (23-1, 14 KO’s) last Saturday night is no closer to landing the big money fight he so desperately wants.  → read full story

Macklin: My work rate will be too much for Sergio Martinez

By Scott Gilfoid: Middleweight contender Matthew Macklin (28-3, 19 KO’s) wants a shot against WBC Diamond middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (48-2-2, 28 KO’s) in the worst way despite having just been beaten by WBA Super World middleweight champion Felix Sturm by a 12 round decision.  → read full story

Did Martinez purposely carry Barker for 10 rounds to look vulnerable to lure Mayweather or Pacquiao?

By Scott Gilfoid: I’ve seen the Darren Barker vs.  → read full story

Sergio Martinez not interested in facing Bernard Hopkins next

By Dan Ambrose: Moments after stopping previously unbeaten challenger Darren Barker (23-1, 14 KO’s) in the 11th round on Saturday night at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, WBC Diamond middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (48-2-2, 27 KO’s) was asked by HBO analyst Larry Merchant if he would be interested in facing 46-year-old WBC […]

Martinez stops Barker in 11th!; Andy Lee dominates Brian Vera in rematch

By Jason Kim: WBC Diamond middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (48-2-2, 28 KO’s) struggled with a slow start in the first six rounds to come back strong in the next half of the fight to scored an 11th round stoppage win over a tough but limited Darren Barker (23-1, 14 KO’s) on Saturday night at the […]

Martinez training for Barker fight, wants Pacquiao at 150 lbs next

By Chris Williams: Former WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (47-2-2, 26 KO’s) is looking past his next scheduled fight on October 1st against unbeaten middleweight contender Darren Barker (23-0, 14 KO’s) at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey.  → read full story

Sergio Martinez ready to fight Pacquiao at 150 lbs, says trainer

By Chris Williams: WBC Diamond middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (47-2-2, 26 KO’s) is reportedly willing to go down to 154 lbs to fight WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao after Martinez takes care of his light work against number #3 ranked WBC contender Darren Barker on October 1st.  → read full story

Sergio Martinez may have to beat both Barker and Rubio to get a crack at Chavez Jr.

By Dan Ambrose: If WBC Diamond middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (47-2-2, 26 KO’s) wants a change to recapture his old WBC middleweight crown in a fight against the current WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.  → read full story

Barker: I’m going to shock the world by beating Sergio Martinez

By Scott Gilfoid: No. 3 ranked WBC middleweight contender Darren Barker (23-0, 14 KO’s) will be the next victim to fight former WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (47-2-2, 26 KO’s) in a fight that’s scheduled for October 1st at the Boardwalk Hall, in Atlantic City, New Jersey.  → read full story

Roach: Sergio Martinez is being protected, he needs to fight Quillin

By Dan Ambrose: In one of Freddie Roach’s more laughable comments he’s made in quite some time he’s saying that former WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez is being protected from his fighter Peter Quillin (25-0, 19 KO’s).  → read full story

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