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Sergio Martinez: I Promise To Knock Martin Murray Out!

By Jhonny Gonzalez

WBC middleweight champion Sergio "Maravilla" Martinez (50-2, 28KOs) has promised a knockout victory on April 27th when he faces undefeated Martin Murray (25-0-1, 11KOs), the WBA's interim-champion, at Club Atletico Velez Sarsfield in Argentina. Martinez returns to Argentina, as a star and a champion, after having his last fight in the country in 2002.

"I left [Argentina] with two suitcases and the way I'm coming back is amazing. It's a kid's dream. The is the sweetest moment of my life. I'm coming back to give everything on the show," Martinez said.

In an earlier interview, Martinez made a prediction of a knockout victory inside of eight rounds, but now he promises to leave the ring that night with knockout victory by any means possible. He doesn't underestimate Murray's abilities as a fighter. The only blemish on Murray's record was a controversial draw to former champion Felix Sturm.

"Murray is a great fighter, a world champion, and you have to respect him. But on April 27th I promise to defend my world title and win by way of a clear knockout," Martinez said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by D-MiZe on 12-22-2012

[QUOTE=Juanma9;12845123][url]http://******.craveonline.com/blog/171983-martinez-rallies-to-stop-game-macklin-in-11th-round[/url] My mistake, Macklin was #3 at the time, behind Sturm (#1) who he unofficially beat.[/QUOTE] Link doesn't work but I've found an article stating he's been moved up to #4. I literally spat water over my keyboard when you…

Comment by Juanma9 on 12-22-2012

[QUOTE=D-MiZe;12845069]Provide me some evidence. Macklin was #2 in the middleweight division after thrilling victories over top contenders Ruben Varon, Shalva Jomardashvili and Amin Asikainen... :rofl: :rofl:[/QUOTE] From the Ring: http:// ******.craveonline.com/blog/171983-martinez-rallies-to-stop-game-macklin-in-11th-round My mistake, Macklin was #3 at the time, behind…

Comment by 4Corners on 12-22-2012

This is a weak fight for someone claiming to be avoided by fighters. Williams and Pavlik were very good wins for Sergio. Even Dzinziruk then wasn't too bad, given he was Top 10 at 154. Barker was terrible, considering Pirog…

Comment by D-MiZe on 12-22-2012

[QUOTE=Juanma9;12845060]Macklin was ranked #2 by the Ring at the time, only behind Sturm who he beat. [/QUOTE] Provide me some evidence. Macklin was #2 in the middleweight division after thrilling victories over top contenders Ruben Varon, Shalva Jomardashvili and Amin…

Comment by B.U.R.N.E.R on 12-22-2012

This dude has fell off big time with his competition.

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