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Sergio Martinez Not Surprised By Cotto-Chavez Jr. News

By Bill Emes

Middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (48-2-2, 27KOs) is not surprised with the news of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. possibly facing Miguel Cotto in July. The WBC issued a recent order, which directs Chavez Jr., should he beat Marco Antonio Rubio on February 4th in Texas, to make an immediate defense against Martinez, should he beat Matthew Macklin on March 17th. If Chavez wins in February, Top Rank is interested in matching him against Cotto in July.

"Chavez Jr. will never fight me. He's afraid," Martinez said.

The WBC issued orders for Chavez-Martinez in the past. The fight never happened. To show his frustration, Martinez recently vacated his WBC Diamond title and refuses to fight for any WBC titl - unless it's the full middleweight belt that is currently owned by Chavez.

"I will not fight for a Diamond title because it's not the real title. I won't fight for any of these titles. I would only fight for the full WBC title," Martinez said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by LeadUppercut on 01-17-2012

Nobody with a name wants to fight the man. I smell Pooooossyyyyyyyyy !!

Comment by cactusEG on 01-16-2012

Dang Martinez is starting to get annoying. Calling out everyone and getting pissed. Cotto, mayweather, JC, Canelo, Manny.

Comment by NachoMan on 01-16-2012

[QUOTE=flipbjefrox;11673352]sergio needs to get a promoter. noone knows who he is[/QUOTE] Nah, he just needs to get some dirt on Old Man Sulaiman. The WBC is perpetrating this whole charade.

Comment by NachoMan on 01-16-2012

[QUOTE=El [email protected]@PR;11672825]Will this fagg STFU one day or what? Jesus fukking christ!! Beat Pirog, Sturm, Golovkin and earn the respect you want.[/QUOTE] The proven champ has to keep fighting contenders to earn the right to fight the paper champ??? I…

Comment by ~BoZz~ on 01-16-2012

top rank vs top rank :rofl:

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