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Roman Martinez Plans To Impress Against Miguel Beltran

By Rey Colon

Roman "Rocky" Martinez (26-1-1, 16 KOs), the former 130-pound champion of the World Boxing Organization, makes it very clear that he will not overlook his scheduled opponent on August 4th. He faces Mexico's Miguel Beltran Jr. (27-1, 17 KOs) in a WBO title eliminator. The event will take place at the Ruben Rodriguez Coliseum in Bayamon, Puerto Rico.

Martinez wants to make a statement. The Puerto Rican boxer has been inactive since a sixth round TKO win over Daniel Attah from last October.

"My preparation is strong. I am working excellently for that victory. Everyone knows that I'm a warrior. I've had 10 months without a fight but I'll give every last drop of sweat to get the win and I want to be world champion again - and I have no doubt [that will happen]," Martinez said.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by apocalypto on 06-23-2012

[QUOTE=Unsuspected;12271226]Nice to see Martinez back and against a credible opponent. While he won't likely join the long line of of Puerto Rico's Greats he's a tough entertaining boxer-puncher who always comes to fight and should be champion again someday. Sort…

Comment by Unsuspected on 06-23-2012

Nice to see Martinez back and against a credible opponent. While he won't likely join the long line of of Puerto Rico's Greats he's a tough entertaining boxer-puncher who always comes to fight and should be champion again someday. Sort…

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