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 Last update:  5/2/2012       Read more by John Brignone         
   
Sergio Martinez: I Have Not Seen Chavez Sign Anything
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By John E. Brignone and Nicolas Samuilov, notifght.com

The Emeritus middleweight champion of the World Boxing Council (WBC), Sergio "Maravilla" Martinez, has not see any document signed by Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. - which indicates the Mexican boxer's willingness to face Martinez in the fall. Martinez is the mandatory challenger to Chavez, the WBC's full titleholder at 160-pounds.

Chavez is scheduled to fight Andy Lee on June 16th in El Paso, Texas. Martinez was objecting to the match being finalized because the WBC promised him an immediate shot at Chavez, following the champion's February win over Marco Antonio Rubio.

To satisfy all of the involved parties, the WBC prepared a document for Chavez, Lee and Martinez to sign. The document directs the Chavez-Lee winner to face Martinez in the fall.  

Martinez was the first to sign the document, followed by Lee, and then the document was sent to Chavez. Although the WBC is claiming that Chavez signed the document, Martinez has never seen his signature on anything.

"I already signed. From my hands [the document] went to Andy Lee. From Lee it went to Chavez, and I think from there it went to the Bermuda Triangle - because it disappeared," Martinez said.

"The World Council said Chavez signed. Then I, as any sensible person, asked them to give me a copy [of the document]. Is there a document that exists with the signature of Chavez Jr.? I do not think so. Why? Because I have not seen it. I asked them to send me a copy by e-mail and everyone is quiet and no copy was sent."

Tags: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr , Sergio Martinez , Andy Lee


 

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comment by Roman Moreno, on 05-04-2012
[QUOTE=AHUEVO]-I just made a bunch of arguments. And yes, compubox and the fact that he is the son of a legend does have something to do with it. It has a lot to do with it quite frankly. Would the son of a legend get all the perks Jr. has received? How legit is his record and beloved "0" on his ...

comment by Dr. Ill, on 05-04-2012
[QUOTE=herikbeheran]size advantage over sergio? Like Pavlik or Williams? Paul Williams height 6′ 1″ / 185cm reach 79″ / 201cm Kelly Pavlik height 6′ 2˝″ / 189cm reach 75″ / 191cm Julio Cesar Chavez JR height 6′ 0″ ...

comment by Roman Moreno, on 05-04-2012
[QUOTE=AHUEVO]Another point, WBC orchestrated that so Jr. can get a shot at the belt against an almost, kinda top 10 LW.[/QUOTE] WBC orchestrated HBO to turn down Martinez-Zbik? Really? :rofl: And, lets ignore how the WBC orchestrated to get Caenlo his belt against NOT EVEN A KIND OF TOP 25 WW/...

comment by Roman Moreno, on 05-04-2012
[QUOTE=mathed]I don't see that at all. Canelo is consistently fighting better fighters...I mean shot or not, Mosley was just in the ring with Pac and Mayweather.....who has John Duddy, Zbik, Lyell and Rowland fight? [/QUOTE] So if after Cotto and Bradley Floyd and Pac fight the likes of Duddy...

comment by ANDROIDISM, on 05-04-2012
[QUOTE=mathed]??? 5 foot 10, rehydrates up to 165 pounds but he should fight guys over 6 foot tall who rehydrate up to 180 pounds? :banned:[/QUOTE] Bull****! I've met martinez and my fiance took a pick with him and he is not 5-10. I'm 6'2" and we were at eye level. Reminds of the people who u...

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