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Martinez's Adviser: Miguel Cotto Will Pay For Humiliation

By Miguel Rivera

Sampson Lewkowicz, adviser to WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28KOs), says the fight with Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31KOs) is very personal to his fighter.

Martinez is still bothered by an incident from a few years ago, where the Argentine boxer claims Cotto snubbed him at the ESPN studios. Lewkowicz says Cotto was disrespectful when Martinez came over to shake his hand, a gesture which Cotto blew off, according to Martinez.

"Martinez said he would never going to ever forget that day. Now Cotto has a problem because this is very personal," said Lewkowicz to Carlos Narvaez. "Sergio was humiliated in front of everyone."

"With [Julio Cesar] Chavez Jr., that was not personal. [Sergio] only felt that his title was taken away [without entering the ring]. With Cotto this is personal. He is so motivated by what happened. This is not for sport or for the championship. He is going to want to [pay] Cotto [back for what he did]."

The fight takes place in June 7th at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by deanrw on 02-24-2014

LOL....."Disrespect" "Humiliation" You would swear Cotto gave him a wedgie in front of girl scouts or something. He was going on about the same sort of thing with Chavez also. Talk about sensitive.

Comment by ColdBlooded on 02-24-2014

[QUOTE=elgranluchadore;14268129]cotto might box well the first couple of rounds, but he will eventually get hurt maravilla has koed bigger and stronger men.[/QUOTE] Totally agree. People keep saying that Cotto is the best fighter Martinez has faced. What they neglect is…

Comment by elgranluchadore on 02-24-2014

cotto might box well the first couple of rounds, but he will eventually get hurt maravilla has koed bigger and stronger men.

Comment by Da Boxer on 02-24-2014

[quote=My Name Is...] Quote: Originally Posted by El Angel Wrong. YOU will pay for stalling negotiations and dragging this out. The KING will collect on June 7th. "The King"?! You di ck riding b itch. [/quote] STFO, King Cotto will…

Comment by Da Boxer on 02-24-2014

[quote=PRPOWERPUNCHES] Quote: Originally Posted by PunchyPotorff I guess maybe you're one of few who give Cotto a chance in this one. Kinda doubt even Cotto 5 years ago would give Martinez 2014 any serious problems. This will be a slow…

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