Sergio Martinez To Have Right Knee Surgery on Nov. 12

By Jhonny Gonzalez

WBC middleweight champion Sergio 'Maravilla' Martinez will undergo surgery on his right knee on November 12th in Madrid. Specialist Dr. Angel Villamor will oversee the procedure.

Martinez suffered a partially torn meniscus in his right knee, an injury that lingered for the last few months and then further damaged during his twelve round decision win over Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on September 15th in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Martinez does not expect a long recovery period. He plans to return to the ring in March or April of 2013.

Regarding his left hand injury, Martinez expects the hand to be 100% in 20 days. Martinez will travel to Argentina on the 22nd of October, and plans to meet with the president on the 24th. He will head over to Tenerife, Spain on October 27th

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MASTER1454 on 10-12-2012

[QUOTE=ElMeroChingon;12596184]NICE alt, don't even have the balls to post on your regular account. Go play your little girl games somewhere else.[/QUOTE] Alt? I don't have time to have 30 alts & play online all day - that's for cheaters &…

Comment by New England on 10-12-2012

[QUOTE=FeFist;12597560]It is not that straightforward. A lot of it depends on the athletes age and whether or not they have other areas to fall back on.[/QUOTE] real talk. soft tissues take a long time to heal on a 37 year…

Comment by New England on 10-12-2012

[QUOTE=ShoulderRoll;12596119]He might never be the same after this surgery. It's possible that [I][B]we have seen the best of Sergio and that it's all downhill from here.[/B][/I][/QUOTE] well, physically, that was already the case. the guy was faster five years ago.…

Comment by FeFist on 10-12-2012

[QUOTE=Cigarillo;12597203]Also why are you guys overreacting? You guys are acting like he shredded his knee to pieces. Enough already. Athletes have came back from much WORSE injuries.[/QUOTE] It is not that straightforward. A lot of it depends on the athletes…

Comment by ddangerous on 10-12-2012

Get well soon, champ. WAR MARAVILLA.

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