Photos: Roman Martinez Leaves, While Verdejo Hits NYC

Two-time WBO junior lightweight champion Roman Martinez leaves Puerto Rico for his scheduled fight against Juan Carlos Burgos on the undercard of Orlando Salido vs Mikey Garcia , Saturday, Jan 19 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York , live on HBO Boxing After Dark®, beginning at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT. Also on the card, and already in New York City, Puerto Rico Olympian Felix Verdejo is ready for his second pro fight on the undercard. Photos by Joel Colon and Chris Farina/Top Rank.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by kiaba360 on 01-15-2013

It's rare when I'm excited about all the match-ups on one card. 2013 is starting off with a bang!

Comment by killakali on 01-15-2013

wheres prboxingcotto's comment?

Comment by bigcursedawg on 01-15-2013

[QUOTE=AP♠;12919533]Possible candidate FOTY[/QUOTE] I agree, although any of these three fights could be foty material. I don't think Mikey will try to fight with Salido, if it becomes a brawl its because Salido forces him to fight. But IMO Martinez…

Comment by AP♠ on 01-15-2013

Possible candidate FOTY

Comment by Null on 01-15-2013

Martinez and Burgos are good fighters. I am a fan of both. I think people are sleeping on this fight. This will be a great fight. Both dudes are warriors.

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