Photos: Sergio Martinez-Matthew Macklin Go Face To Face

New York, New York - A press conference was held by DiBella Entertainment to officially announce the upcoming title fight between middleweight champion, and top three pound-for-pound fighter, Sergio "Maravilla" Martinez (48-2-2, 27KO's) and WBC #3, WBA #5, and WBO #6 rated middleweight contender, Ireland's Matthew "Mack The Knife" Macklin (28-3, 19KO's) on St. Patrick's Day, Saturday, March 17 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden.  The show will air live on HBO's World Championship Boxing at 10:00 P.M. ET/7:00 P.M. PT opening with fellow top-rated Irish middleweight contender (WBO #1, WBA #3, WBC #6) Andy Lee (27-1, 19KO's). Photos by Damien Acevedo.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MonsieurGeorges on 01-13-2012

[QUOTE=mathed;11656367]LOL.....[IMG][/IMG][/QUOTE] man he is getting some serious acting skills now, that show was great I'm glad you guys saw it. MK Williams is really respected around the baltimore/dc area

Comment by Light_Speed on 01-12-2012

Is it me or does Macklin have feminine features? :thinking: Anyway it's gonna be easy work for Maravilla.

Comment by PD21 on 01-12-2012

Easier fight stylistically for Martinez than Barker was. In that fight the Brit had a high guard like Joshua Clottey and was looking to get through the rounds. Martinez could have boxed rings round him and won on points like…

Comment by RichCCFC on 01-12-2012

Interesting fight.. good to see more Brits getting recognition. Wouldn't mind seeing Barker vs Macklin either.

Comment by GOD-FR33 on 01-12-2012

Clapping my hands man! About time someone says it like it is! SERGIO struggled with BARKER but noone has ever said it but me. He's a hype job who is arrogant and afraid to challenge himself against the fighters his…

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