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Golovkin's Trainer: I Don't Think Sergio Martinez Fights Us

By Bill Emes

Abel Sanchez, trainer of WBA/IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (28-0, 25KOs), has told BoxingScene.com, that he doesn't expect WBC champion Sergio Martinez to fight his boxer any time soon. Martinez has several other options with less of a risk factor, says Sanchez, and he doesn't see Martinez, getting close to the age of 40, take a big risk by stepping in the ring with Golovkin. Martinez will return to action in the first half of 2014 after recovering from multiple injuries - and Miguel Cotto is a possible opponent. Golovkin is back on February 1 in Monte Carlo.

"I don't think Sergio will fight us. I think Sergio has a fight against Cotto and that's a big money fight for him. Why take a chance against a big, strong middleweight like Gennady when Sergio is getting up in age and doesn't really need someone like Gennady. People will consider him the middleweight king until someone beats him, but I think Gennady has proved that he belongs right along side him in consideration," Sanchez told BoxingScene.com.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by hitking on 11-04-2013

Why doesn't GGG fight someone with a pulse for a change.

Comment by Sugar Booger on 11-04-2013

[QUOTE=Calm down mate;13901004]This loud mouth thinks he's proving a point by calling out a past prime guy. Prime Martinez beats Golovkin, he can thank his lucky stars his fighter is in such a weak division.[/QUOTE] Agreed, GG will pitch a…

Comment by Dirk Diggler UK on 11-04-2013

[QUOTE=Golovkin;13901504]Sergio is dead scared. Even his promoter said something like "I'm not throwing him against that monster". I find it funny how Martinez was all vocal about Chavez Jr and when Gennady became the biggest name to fight he hasn't…

Comment by Sugar Booger on 11-04-2013

[QUOTE=Weltschmerz;13901526]Martinez will probably avoid GGG, and it's understandable due to the reasons stated in the article. But it's fine really; GGG is the new middleweight king. And he will probably want to go to 168 for bigger money fights as…

Comment by Gary Coleman on 11-04-2013

At 40 years of age and with the injuries piling up, I have no problem with Martinez going after the money fights at this stage of his career. He's earned it! Cotto and Canelo should be top priority for him.

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