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Sergio Martinez: I Hope Rubio Wins, Ends The Chavez Lie!

By Miguel Rivera

As previously reported on BoxingScene.com, middleweight Sergio Martinez (48-2-2, 27KOs) vacated his WBC Diamond title. The Argentine star was angry with the sanctioning body's failure to force a mandatory fight with WBC full champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (44-0, 31KOs). The organization ordered the fight two weeks, at their 49th annual convention in Las Vegas. But a few days later WBC President Jose Sulaiman tried to get Martinez to step aside in order to allow Chavez to defend his title against number one ranked Marco Antonio Rubio (53-5, 46KOs) on February 4th in Texas.

Martinez doesn't consider Chavez a real champion, and hopes Rubio beats him in February. Martinez will face Matthew Macklin on March 17th.

"I hope Rubio beats Chavez Jr. to end the lie. And if [Rubio] wins, just tell me where [to fight him] and I'll look forward to it. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is the biggest coward in the world, followed by [Top Rank CEO] Bob Arum," Martinez said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by LeadUppercut on 12-31-2011

[QUOTE=dman663;11618429]Its funny how martinez is calling chavez a lie and vacating the belt fake or not. [B]I have never heard him call out chavez jr[/B]. [/QUOTE] How could you not be aware that Martinez has been calling out Chavez for…

Comment by dman663 on 12-31-2011

Its funny how martinez is calling chavez a lie and vacating the belt fake or not. I have never heard him call out chavez jr. he only takes on nobody's. Andy Lee is out there , where is martinez. Thw…

Comment by liuj88 on 12-30-2011

[QUOTE=porknchili;11614039]Sergio honestly should just shut up with all of this press that he does everyday. It gets really annoying seeing him say "oh Chavez jr. this and that. Oh I hate him blah blah blah blah blah." Now he relinquishes…

Comment by liuj88 on 12-30-2011

I can understand that everyone's looking for a payday, and trying to avoid difficult matchups--Martinez included. That's just business, I suppose, whether we, the fans, like it or not. This is why the sanctioning bodies should be responsible for forcing…

Comment by Catrin on 12-30-2011

[QUOTE=Hitman932;11616508]What a bunch of fags JCC Jr. fans are. Wouldn't know a real champion from a bum off the street.[/QUOTE] damm it seems like you are more sore than Martinez Himself!!! LOL... you wouldnt know a cheap belt(payday) from a…

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