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Martinez Injured, Withdraws From Mijares Bout: Photos

By Rick Reeno

BoxingScene.com has confirmed that Raul 'The Cobra' Martinez (28-1, 16 KO's) was forced to withdraw from his scheduled shot at IBF super flyweight champion Cristian Mijares (41-6, 18KOs). The fight was set for May 14 in Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico.  Martinez suffered a bad cut on his nose during a recent training session. The handlers for Mijares are looking for a late replacement. Martinez, the IBF's mandatory challenger, will wait for a new date.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by lluisone on 05-02-2011

Erick morel take this fight too..:boxing:

Comment by lluisone on 05-02-2011

Seda jr will take this fight .......if you guys contac him.how about that :boxing:

Comment by Carlos Alberto on 05-02-2011

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;10465283]Raul is the mandatory so the shot is in the bag, whether it's Mijares or whoever holds the belt by the time Martinez recovers from the cut.:smileysex[/QUOTE] That's good to hear. I wish him luck.

Comment by rochemback on 05-02-2011

That cut looks pretty bad, I agree that it was probably from a headbutt. I wonder who they're gonna find to replace him on such a short notice. The next challenger in the IBF rankings, Rodrigo Guerrero, just fought last…

Comment by BIGPOPPAPUMP on 05-02-2011

[QUOTE=Carlos Alberto;10464867]Phucken guys. Have they ever heard of a cross-bar headhear? Who knows when he'll get another title shot! Raul is 29 years old already and has failed to acquire a title yet. He really was a standout amateur and…

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