Mikey Garcia-Roman Martinez Discussions Continue

By Rey Colon

The fight between champion WBO junior lightweight champion Roman 'Rocky' Martinez (27-1, 16 KO's), and mandatory challenger Miguel Angel "Mikey" Garcia (32-0, 27 KO's), is still being negotiated for a planned date of November 9th in Texas. The two sides are still at odds over the financial split. According to sources in Puerto Rico, Martinez is only being offered about $300,000 for the fight, with Garcia receiving far more. If the fight goes to a purse bid, then Martinez will receive a bigger portion of the money. Negotiations are expected to resume upon completion of the WBO's ongoing convention in Budapest, Hungary.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by KJB on 08-28-2013

[QUOTE=-Body Snatcher-;13690075]Are you kidding? Gary Russell is fighting cans. Mikey Garcia would whip that @ss[/QUOTE] Seriously. Mikey Garcia would take Garry Russell behind the tool shed. Mikey also puts a beating on Martinez. Mikey Garcia is one of the best…

Comment by WarMaidana on 08-27-2013

[QUOTE=Rapid8Fire;13690027]Lmao nobodies calling out Gary Russell jr. He'd take both their titles[/QUOTE] more liek gary russel jr is calling out nobody, i would say he fights can but dude is a can himself

Comment by [email protected] on 08-27-2013

martinez should just let it go to purse bid, even if he gets less than 300K just to make garcia get even less hahaha

Comment by ShoulderRoll on 08-27-2013

[QUOTE=PACnPBFsuck;13689812]You meant to put Martinez and not Garcia, but $300K does seem a little low, but they kinda have a stranglehold on him cause there's no one else where he's gonna get that amount.[/QUOTE] Oops, yeah you're right. I meant…

Comment by Bushidō on 08-27-2013

[QUOTE=Rapid8Fire;13690027]Lmao nobodies calling out Gary Russell jr. He'd take both their titles[/QUOTE] Are you kidding? Gary Russell is fighting cans. Mikey Garcia would whip that @ss

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