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Martinez Tells Cruz: Stop Being Afraid, Sign The Contract

By Rey Colon

The former champion of the WBO at 130-pounds, Roman "Rocky" Martinez, thanked the management of undefeated Luis "El Artesano" Cruz, for attempting to get a good purse for both boxers. There are ongoing discussions for the two boxers to face each other on April 16. Martinez is not too concerned with the financial aspect and makes a request for Cruz to immediately sign the contract in order to settle the issue as to which of them will be the next challenger to WBO super featherweight champion Ricky Burns.

"Just sign that contract. Stop being afraid. I appreciate the gesture with the purse but I don't need a ton of money. The fight is being negotiated but until he signs, nothing is done. But I want to get my championship back. I'm fully recovered. I feel like a new man. I do not usually talk about the fighters but what I have in my heart and in my mind, I'll show it in the ring," Martinez said.

If a deal is struck, the fight will be the Showtime televised co-feature to Juan Manuel Lopez-Orlando Salido in Bayamon, Puerto Rico.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by fdotorres on 03-11-2011

cruz > martinez any bets? :boxing:

Comment by el malo on 03-10-2011

"I don't need a ton of money." "I want to get my championship back." you gotta love rocky, he's the peoples fighter! :boxing:

Comment by killakali on 03-10-2011

[QUOTE=PRBOXINGCOTTO;10215050]I dont like this fight but im going for rocky to win by ko[/QUOTE] What's not to like. All ricans like rican on on rican fightd

Comment by lluisone on 03-10-2011

Idont like this fight neither.......:boxing:

Comment by ny123 on 03-10-2011

Rocky is a real fighter he may not be the most talented pr fighter but he is a warrior who always comes to fight.

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