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Martinez-Lee Could Head To Argentina if Chavez Jr. Falls

By Rick Reeno

Sampson Lewkowicz, adviser to middleweight king Sergio Martinez (49-2-2, 28KOs), is giving Andy Lee (28-1, 20KOs) a very good shot to upset WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (45-0, 31KOs) on June 16th at the Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas.

The three fighters, including their promoters, have signed an official WBC document which grants Martinez an immediate shot at the June winner. Martinez would likely face the winner in September, but Lewkowicz isn't concerned with the date.

If Lee pulls off the upset, Lewkowicz is considering the idea of placing Martinez-Lee in a soccer stadium in Argentina. Lewkowicz is confident Martinez's superstar status in Argentina will generate a sold-out event.

"Keep in mind, Andy Lee is coming to fight and he does have a good chance to win the fight. If Andy Lee wins, we would like to make the fight with Sergio Martinez in Argentina. Martinez will sell out any venue in the country. Martinez will fight in the winner of Chavez-Lee in September, but the actual date is not the most important thing. The fight could happen in October or November, because we need enough time to properly promote the event," Lewkowicz told BoxingScene.com.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by KingKhan1 on 05-14-2012

Its going to be hilarious when Chavez beats both lee and Martinez. Then the loud mouths wont be hating on chavez.

Comment by Nyboxfan1 on 05-13-2012

[QUOTE=nycsmooth;12120287]a lot of expense 2 have a bout down there & who comes up w/that kinda$$$...Sampson's not that big & doubt Lee commands PPV status...Sergio couldn't draw 4k in his last bout in NYC...[/QUOTE] HBO and the argentinian Govt

Comment by Alx. on 05-13-2012

has there ever been a fighter ducking like chavez before? :lol1:

Comment by Ray* on 05-13-2012

I still dont get what other people see in andy lee that i dont see, I mean others cant be that wrong, A lot of people see good things in him that i dont see, I almost feel guilty for…

Comment by DoktorSleepless on 05-13-2012

[QUOTE=ADozenArrows;12120954]There's simply no way Steward lets Lee travel to Argentina for that fight. Sorry. The fight(if it happens) will be in NYC or Atlantic City.[/QUOTE] The only reason the Lee vs Chavez Jr fight is happening is because Martinez allowed…

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