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Roman Martinez Could Be Heading To Top Rank's Stable

By Jhonny Gonzalez

According to overseas reports, the former WBO champion at 130 pounds, Roman 'Rocky' Martinez, is going to sign a promotional pact with Top Rank, which is going to bring life to his flagging career. Martinez's contract recently expired with Puerto Rico Best Boxing, but the two sides have been debating over how much time is actually remaining on their agreement because Martinez was sidelined earlier this year with an injury. Peter Rivera, vice president of Puerto Rico Best Boxing, is bringing Top Rank into the fold as a co-promoter to resign the young contender.

Martinez, with a 24-1-1, 15 knockouts record, has been inactive since losing the WBO super featherweight crown last September to Ricky Burns in Glasgow, Scotland.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ny123 on 07-13-2011

Good news hopefully Arum puts Martinez on the undercard for Cotto Margarito.

Comment by richardt on 07-13-2011

Looks like Flomo Queen Wess cant go a minute without thinking about the object of his passion, Pac.

Comment by WESS on 07-13-2011

Waiting for Bob Arum to say Roman's nearly ready to fight Pac at a catchweight.... Anyone but Mayweather Bob... anyone but Mayweather... At least the newly Top Rank signed Cintron lost his fight or else we might have seen Pac…

Comment by Ringlife on 07-13-2011

About time he signs with someone decent Top Rank will put him on pay per view undercards it will be cool to see him fight I thought he was sign with Frank Warren because he was always fighting in Europe.

Comment by alza1988 on 07-13-2011

I'm looking forward to seeing him back as well man .He said he struggled in Scotland to rehydrate but f--k know's he came 1 week early he might have lost power.You will always wonder cause 7 of his 15 tko's…

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