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Photos: Roman Martinez Arrives To Hero's Welcome in PR

By "Mr. Boxing" Giancarlo Oquendo

The WBO super featherweight champion, Roman "Rocky" Martinez returned to Puerto Rico from a connecting flight from New York, and he received a hero's welcome from the media, family, friends and the Sports and Recreation Secretary Raul Orta. Martinez returns from a very long flight after fighting in Macau, China on Saturday night - where he retained his title with a split decision over previously undefeated Diego Magdaleno. Martinez was accompanied by his team and promoters.

"Mr. Boxing" Giancarlo Oquendo is a TV boxing analyst for the PRSN Network and the podcast "Boxeo Estelar Radio." Follow him on Twitter @mrboxingtab.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by jtcs1981 on 04-08-2013

Hero's welcomed? The only one received like a hero was Tito.

Comment by jab2theballs on 04-08-2013

Congrats Martinez! And especially the WBO!:fest30:

Comment by El Chicano on 04-08-2013

[QUOTE=Toltec77;13222804]hey I like the way Rocky fights, he fights like a Mexican, much respect to the dude, good that his people give him a hero's welcome, he deserves it.[/QUOTE] I like Rocky too... He's sort of a 130lb, poor man's…

Comment by Toltec77 on 04-08-2013

hey I like the way Rocky fights, he fights like a Mexican, much respect to the dude, good that his people give him a hero's welcome, he deserves it.

Comment by baya on 04-08-2013

[QUOTE=mgsooner;13222775]ZOMG hero's welcome!!! There's like 8 people there.[/QUOTE] Exactly, that was his family and one camera from El Nuevo Dia. This isn't exactly Tito beating Vargas.

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