Sergio Martinez: I Want The Mayweather-Canelo Winner
By Elisinio Castillo
WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28KOs) doesn't seem to care which fighter, Floyd Mayweather Jr. or Saul Alvarez, will win on September 14th - but he wants the winner. Martinez is recovering from injuries that he suffered during his April victory over Martin Murray. He is expected back in the first quarter of 2014. Martinez says he is obligated for two more fights with HBO and then afterwards he will consider if the time is right to retire from boxing. Until then, he wants the two biggest fights possible when he returns.
"I have to be out of action for six months, the biggest problem is the knee, I may have to operate again. The doctors decided that for now I have to rest and my return will be in the first quarter of 2014. Today Mayweather is the best. But if Canelo wins, he will be the best. I want either one of them, I do not care who wins. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is still a possibility. I have no problems with a rematch, I'll fight anyone, but if he wants me he has tio wait. I'm not thinking about retirement. I'm signed for two more fights with [HBO], after that I will sit down and consider whether I plan hang up the gloves," Martinez said.
To pick Martinez would be a wise wise move for Mayweather: If Martinez has a similar performance that he had in his last match, he would be an easy to defeat champion, nevertheless more than enough money for Mayweather. If…Comment by kombayn on 07-24-2013
I think Sergio Martinez will take on Marco Antonio Rubio next, and then take a Julio Caesar Chavez, Jr 2 fight or possibly GGG but it's extremely risky. Sergio in the interview stated he has 2 fights left on HBO…Comment by puga on 07-23-2013
pathetic ....Comment by Joey_Torreo on 07-23-2013
Doesn't Sergio fight on hbo now? How will this happen. Maybe Sergio should concentrate on gggComment by mathed on 07-23-2013
[QUOTE=p4p-champ;13583998]Why is Sergio always picking on midgets?[/QUOTE] I know right? Chavez is the biggest midget of them all :fing02:Post a Comment - View More User Comments (92)