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Martinez shows class in beating Macklin

By Dallan O’ Donnell: Sergio Martinez showed true class in beating challenger Matthew Macklin on Saturday night in front of a frenzied crowd at Madison Square Garden. The Argentine superstar didn’t have it all his own way however as Macklin put up a violent fight and showed true grit and determination in trying to dethrone […]

Ariza disappointed in Sergio Martinez’s performance against Macklin

By Dan Ambrose: Alex Ariza, the strength and conditioning coach for WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Amir Khan and Manny Pacquiao, reportedly wasn’t at all impressed with former WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez’s 11th round TKO win over contender Matthew Macklin last Saturday night in New York. Ariza felt Martinez should have done […]

Sergio Martinez needs to downsize his ambitions

By Allan Fox: WBC Diamond middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (49-2-2, 28 KO’s) feels he deserves to take on the best fighters in the middleweight, junior middleweight and the welterweight divisions given his immense talent that he’s displayed again and again in the last three years. However, Martinez is in a position where he may a […]

Macklin dropped to #6 in The Ring ratings after defeat against Martinez

By Scott Gilfoid: Middleweight contender Matthew Macklin (28-4, 19 KO’s) gave it a good go after WBC Diamond middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (49-2-2, 28 KO’s) last Saturday night but ended up failing in getting stopped in the 11th round by Martinez at the Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, United States. The loss knocked […]

Macklin: I lost to Martinez because switched off a little bit upstairs

By Scott Gilfoid: Matthew Macklin partly explains his 11th round stoppage defeat to Sergio Martinez last night as resulting from him not moving his head as much as he had earlier in the round and dealing with fatigue that has begun to set in around that time of the fight. However, I think Macklin isn’t […]

Macklin: I thought I was in the driver’s seat against Martinez

By William Mackay: Matthew Macklin felt good about what was going on in the fight going into the 11th round of his fight tonight against Sergio Martinez in Madison Square Garden, New York. Macklin saw himself up on the scorecards and on the verge of winning the fight until disaster struck in which the 28-year-old […]

Macklin angers a sleeping giant Martinez and gets whipped

By Scott Gilfoid: Matthew Macklin may have wished he had not made the mistake of knocking Sergio Martinez down in the 7th round tonight in their Madison Square Garden fight in New York, because all it was wake up a sleeping giant, causing Martinez to pummel the UK fighter from pillor to post for the […]

Martinez gets up off the canvas to stop Macklin

By Allan Fox: Former WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez showed huge heart in getting up from a 7th round knockdown and then come back and drop Matthew Macklin twice in the 11th to get a stoppage on Saturday night at the Madison Square Garden in New York, New York. There weren’t any titles at stake […]

Martinez comes on late to stop Macklin!

By Jason Kim: Sergio Martinez (49-2-2, 28 KO’s) came on late to get a stoppage of Matthew Macklin on Saturday night in stopping him after the 11th round had ended at the Madison Square Garden in New York, New York. Martinez knocked Macklin down twice in the 11th round and had him on the verge […]

Sergio Martinez destroys Matthew Macklin!

By Jim Dower: WBC Diamond middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (49-2-2, 28 KO’s) stopped Ireland’s Matthew Macklin (28-4, 19 KO’s) in the 11th round on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York. Martinez, 37, knocked a tired and hurt Macklin down twice in the 11th round with big left hand shots. After […]


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