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Lewkowicz: Martinez vs. Cotto Could Be Done Soon

By Elisinio Castillo

The fight between former three division champion Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31KOs), and WBC middleweight king Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 26KOs), could be finalized by month's end, according to Martinez's adviser Sampson Lewkowicz. The two sides have continued to negotiate a possible HBO pay-per-view fight for June 7th at New York's Madison Square Garden.

"I think the fight is going to happen while there is goodwill in the talks. And so far there is good faith. Cotto will fight Sergio because he wants to make history, he wants to be a champion in four divisions, and not because they have other options," Lewkowicz told Jose Sanchez. "This week we will continue to negotiate. By the end of this month we will definitely know if the fight will happen or not."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Box-Office on 01-12-2014

Just imagine what a win would do to Cotto's legacy? but given Martinez is 100% with all that rest hes gonna Pavlik Cotto in to a bloody mess. Regardless if Cotto wins hes still an ATG. Even the guy's learning…

Comment by Hyper Knuckles on 01-12-2014

Which fighter will he retire next? I know Tony was the latest inductee into Cotto's hall of pain(LMAO).

Comment by thatdudespits on 01-12-2014

[QUOTE=jwheels9876;14126639]I'd take Paul Williams over Cotto at 147 or 154.... I love Cotto though, props to him for having balls and fighting Mayweather, Pacquaio and now Martinez.. That's what real fighters do!!![/QUOTE] I wouldnt.... it would probably look a lot…

Comment by thatdudespits on 01-12-2014

[QUOTE=lutenco;14126983]Looks like you forget CINTRON,PW,PAVLIK and CHAVEZ Jr. weren't slow moving gangly europeans;anyway i hope COTTO will win but it's not the truth saying he didn't have competitive fights before,it's ridicolous!!![/QUOTE] Didnt say he didnt have competitive fights before... i…

Comment by lutenco on 01-12-2014

[QUOTE=thatdudespits;14126491]Martinez better be at 100% if he hopes to compete with Cotto. Cotto is no slow moving gangly european, hes the best fighter Martinez will have faced in his entire career. This is a competitive fight.[/QUOTE]Looks like you forget CINTRON,PW,PAVLIK…

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