Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Martinez's Adviser Laughs at Roach's KO in Four Prediction

By Rick Reeno

Sampson Lewkowicz, adviser to WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28KOs), is not bothered by trainer Freddie Roach's recent prediction - that former three division world champion Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31KOs) will stop Martinez in four rounds. The fight takes place on June 7th at New York's Madison Square Garden.

"They say the fight goes nine rounds, I think we win in four rounds. Miguel's ring  generalship alone will win this fight. We have two more days of sparring, then four rounds of work and that's it. We are ready to fight," Roach said.

Lewkowicz is expecting nothing less than a TKO victory for Martinez in the later rounds.

"I can only laugh at these comments from Freddie Roach. When he talks like this, nobody takes him seriously. He said the same thing when Chavez Jr. fought Martinez. And then Chavez Jr. loses and there are a hundred excuses about why he lost. He said the same thing when Pacquiao fought Marquez and then Pacquiao got knocked out. He said Pacquiao would knock Rios out last year, that Bradley would get knocked out in April. I can give you a book of predictions from Freddie Roach that never came true. There is only one conclusion in this fight, Martinez will get a knockout in the second half," Sampson told BoxingScene.com.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by iloveboxing2 on 05-29-2014

Cotto will be at his full weight during fight night and he will definitely KO Maravilla. Sergio has a lot of wear and tear in him and the way he put his guards down, Cotto will catch him eventually but…

Comment by PacmanP4PLegend on 05-28-2014

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;14599773]Sampson Lewkowicz, adviser to WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28KOs), is not bothered by trainer Freddie Roach's recent prediction - that former three division world champion Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31KOs) will stop Martinez in four rounds. The fight takes…

Comment by ROSS CALIFORNIA on 05-28-2014

[QUOTE='[T][B][E];14599804']Roach is gonna look like a G' if Cotto pulls it off in 4.[/QUOTE] Roach is white trash. I don't care how good Manny is. Manny would be great without him. Roach is just a complete idiot.

Comment by Cinci Champ on 05-28-2014

[QUOTE=twrx;14600121]Serious roach? How many pac ko did he predict gor pac v. Jmm?[/QUOTE] roach is trainer/promoter

Comment by KingTito on 05-28-2014

Honestly, this isn't singular to this fight. Almost every fight there are predictions going back and forth, and as a fan you have to take it all with a grain of salt. There is nothing wrong with a fighter and…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (19)
Top Headlines Hearn: Khan's Financial Demand For Brook Was Borderline Insult Photos: Linares, Crolla - Go Face To Face at Rematch Presser Carlos Cuadras vs. David Carmona Added To Golovkin-Jacobs Joshua: Klitschko is My Defining Fight, Could Boost Credibility Lamont Peterson, David Avanesyan Promise Fireworks on Feb. 18 DeGale's Trainer Reveals Mayweather Antics From Jack Fight Showtime to Air Linares-Crolla Rematch March 25 From Manchester Frampton Doesn't Believe Santa Cruz Will Try to Box in Rematch Froch: Chavez Jr. is Good Fight For Canelo To Prepare For Golovkin Thurman Trainer: Keith is Faster, Stronger, Smarter Than Garcia Bellew: Haye Has No Real Friends After Booting Adam Booth Gilberto Ramirez Wants The Biggest Fights Possible in 2017 Dale Evans: When I Get My Shot, I’ll Win British Title For Mike Towell Jake Ball To Return, After First Loss, On March 17 Hearn: ITV PPV Idea is Likely Delusion and Greed From Eubank Sr. Conwell: I've Boxed In Higher Class Than Bowen, Will Win That Title Saunders: People Must Realize - GGG, Canelo Must Get Through Me World Boxing Council Breaks Down Ongoing Drug Testing Program Black Hitler - Boxing And The Anti-PBC Effect Danny Garcia: I'm Sure I'll Fight Khan - Once He Rebuilds Career Schaefer: Tony Yoka Could Become The Anthony Joshua of France Terry Flanagan vs. Petr Petrov Will Have U.S. TV, Says Pelullo White: I Won't Do Business With Arum For Pacquiao vs. McGregor! Erick De Leon Aims To Get a Knockout Win on Solo Boxeo Tony Yoka Pumped To Go Pro With Richard Schaefer, Virgil Hunter Francisco Vargas vs. Miguel Berchelt - Undercard Information Tyron Zeuge vs. Isaac Ekpo - Purse Bid Ordered For January 31 David Haye: Bellew Looked Fat and Nervous - He'll Be KO'd Quick Funeka Warns Pacquiao To Take Horn Serious or Suffer Shock Loss Braekhus vs. Svensson is Pushed Back To February 24 Liam Williams vs. Liam Smith For WBO European Belt, April 8 Photos: Fury, Saunders, Adams, Smith-Williams, Flanagan Presser Chocolatito: No Problem Facing Cuadras, But Focus is on Rungvisai Hearn: No Interest in Khan's Proposed 70-30 Split for Brook Bout Yuriorkis Gamboa Inks Promotional With Golden Boy Promotions Nicola Adams Turns Pro With Frank Warren, Will Debut On April 8 Top Rank President Lays Out Michael Conlan's Plan To Stardom Cancer-Free Father Made Camp Less Stressful for Leo Santa Cruz Lara's Coach: Canelo Does Not Have The Style To Beat Golovkin Angel Garcia: Danny Could Ruin Thurman's Career, Like Matthysse's
Advertisement
Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement