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Sergio Martinez Cleared To Start Training in February

By Rick Reeno

BoxingScene.com has been advised that WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28KOs) has been medically cleared to begin training in February.

Martinez has been recovering from multiple injuries that he suffered during his April unanimous decision victory over previously unbeaten British contender Martin Murray.

Martinez's adviser, Sampson Lewkowicz, confirmed to BoxingScene that his boxer's lead physician, in charge of overseeing the rehabilitation, has given him the green light to hit training camp in the month of February.

Given the news, Martinez will have plenty of time to get prepared for a potential fight with former three division world champion Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31KOs) - being targeted for June 7th at New York's Madison Square Garden. But Cotto is reportedly only one of the options out there for Martinez, and no agreement has been reached between the two sides.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Da Boxer on 12-16-2013

[QUOTE=GOD-FR33;14037080][B][FONT="Century Gothic"][SIZE="3"][COLOR="Blue"]Yes. He stated that he wants the fight in June. He was cleared a couple of days ago to resume full training. Cotto will take the fight and attempt to make history. It's a good time to fight SM.[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT][/B][/QUOTE]…

Comment by GOD-FR33 on 12-15-2013

[B][FONT="Century Gothic"][SIZE="3"][COLOR="Blue"]Yes. He stated that he wants the fight in June. He was cleared a couple of days ago to resume full training. Cotto will take the fight and attempt to make history. It's a good time to fight SM.[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT][/B]

Comment by Da Boxer on 12-15-2013

Has Martinez made any comments regarding his recovery or intentions to fight Miguel?

Comment by El Angel on 12-14-2013

[QUOTE=Jloro;14025150]Your sig stares into my soul after a few seconds lol :bigeyes:[/QUOTE] She has her ways :lol1:

Comment by NearHypnos on 12-14-2013

[QUOTE=.:: JSFD26 ::.;14024930]Not sure why people find it so hard to believe Martinez was ruined by that last round in the Chavez fight. You dont think a fighter could be ruined just like that? Especially at his age and with…

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