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Sergio Martinez Focused on Knocking Chavez Jr. Out

By Jhonny Gonzalez

Sergio Martinez (49-2-2, 28KOs) is focused on securing a knockout victory when he faces unbeaten WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (46-0-1, 32KOs) on September 15th at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.

Martinez calls this contest the most important of his entire career. Chavez Jr. is a rising superstar in the sport and Martinez doesn't want to take any unecessary risks, such as allowing the judges to decide the outcome.

He plans to dictate the fight with a similar strategy that is similar to the one he used against Kelly Pavlik. The victory over Pavlik was a turning point in Martinez's career. He wants to put on a show for the fans in attendance and the viewing audience on HBO pay-per-view. 

"My physical and mental response [in training camp] is the best of my entire career. I plan to win this fight without the need of the [score] cards, that's for sure. I'm going to use similar tactics [that were used] in the fight with Pavlik," Martinez said

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Tobi.G on 08-24-2012

[QUOTE=spsomething;12435314]a bit off topic, didnt the wbc have a new rule in place about weight. something like only 10% can get gained by fight night. that means chavez can only come in at 176. not a giant difference from his…

Comment by pvj on 08-19-2012

[QUOTE=sdcluser;12434574]First of all. Who's alt is this? Anyone in the forum want to take a stab at this? Had Martinez followed your advice, Williams would probably still be a champ. Btw, some say Chavez quit against Randall in 2nd fight.…

Comment by Frank Ducketts on 08-19-2012

Don't BELIEVE in the fight talk. Take it in...slowly!

Comment by torchemup on 08-18-2012

Chavez goes down easy. Next Canelita wait no hes losing to Josesito

Comment by spsomething on 08-18-2012

a bit off topic, didnt the wbc have a new rule in place about weight. something like only 10% can get gained by fight night. that means chavez can only come in at 176. not a giant difference from his…

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