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Sergio Martinez Expects Canelo To Pick Miguel Cotto

By Jose Luis Camarillo, notifight.com

WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (50-2-2, 28KOs) does not expect to secure a fight with Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, the undefeated WBC champion at 154-pounds.

Martinez, coming off a dominating performance against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., wants to return in late April or early May of next year. He would like to fight Canelo and then stage a fall rematch with Chavez Jr. To make the fight happen, Martinez is willing to move down to 154-pounds, but he doesn't expect Canelo to accept the challenge.

Martinez is well aware of the unbeaten boxer's options. He predicts Canelo will fight former three division champion Miguel Cotto - if the Puerto Rican star is able to defeat WBA "regular" champ Austin Trout on December 1 in New York.

"Canelo has better and safer offers. After what happened to [Chavez] Junior, logic would tell me that he'll fight Cotto [because] there is less risk and more money," Martinez said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by GRUSTLER on 10-06-2012

[QUOTE=Rompeboca;12581272]Shut your mouth! To say Canelo is a bigger name that Cotto is either stupidity or blind fanaticism on your behalf! Cotto fights in NY most of the time cuz that's where his biggest fan base is.[B] If Cotto was…

Comment by Rompeboca on 10-05-2012

[QUOTE=budfr;12581014]Both of you are delusional. Canelo has a big fan base. Probably bigger than Cotto. Trust me, Canelo with Golden Boy makes the calls. Cotto just has the New York and vicinity area, Puerto Rico, and maybe if some fans…

Comment by budfr on 10-05-2012

[[email protected];12577304]LOL exactly :boxing::boxing:[/QUOTE] Both of you are delusional. Canelo has a big fan base. Probably bigger than Cotto. Trust me, Canelo with Golden Boy makes the calls. Cotto just has the New York and vicinity area, Puerto Rico, and maybe…

Comment by CAMPER on 10-05-2012

[QUOTE=GRUSTLER;12580341]The funny thing about it is that Golovkin KO'd one guy in the States that no one ever heard of in dominate fashion but all of a sudden he is a threat to someone who is just all around dominate…

Comment by GRUSTLER on 10-05-2012

[QUOTE=Camp Beast;12580005]Why would Martinez fight Golovkin at this point in his career? All risk and no reward. Barely anyone knows the guy and his resume is unimpressive. Martinez is a top P4P fighter who is looking for big paychecks at…

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