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Sergio Martinez Says Injuries Fully Healed, Now Training

By Ryan Burton

Sergio Martinez is thrilled that his next fight is going to be in his home country of Argentina.  Martinez last fought in Argentina in February, 2002 when he defeated Francisco Mora in Buenos Aires.  The new WBC middleweight champion expects a packed house when he faces Martin Murray on April 27th.

It will be 11 years since I last fought in Argentina.  I am very excited to be able to fight there again.  Knowing that I will be fighting in front of 55,000 fans in a stadium is a great feeling," Martinez revealed.

Martinez said that he has recovered from his November surgery on his ankle and knee and that he is looking forward to getting back in the ring.

"My surgery went well and I am already training.  It is such a great feeling to end the year as a world champion again.  I want all the fans to know that I will be back in April to defend my title and fight for the fans.  I hope all the fans out there have a great holiday," Martinez told BoxingScene.com.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by FrankieBruno on 12-27-2012

[QUOTE=twosweethooks;12861254]My gosh mang, you give it up, Why are you trying to protect Mayweather you scared he will get his azz beat ! You are the troll , MOCKING PAC's KO, fun is fun but you take it to another…

Comment by happyman on 12-27-2012

Martinez is all healed up now. He still wants floyd, even said he'd go down to floyds weight class to fight him

Comment by twosweethooks on 12-27-2012

[QUOTE=MR. LARRYX;12859128]Just give it up man..I wanna see the middleweight champion fight other middleweights..and im not speaking on anyone else other than Martinez in this thread so troll elsewhere[/QUOTE] My gosh mang, you give it up, Why are you trying…

Comment by larryxxx... on 12-26-2012

Martinez had a great run late in his career,all his hard work and dedication payed off.First time i heard of him is when he was trying to fight Vernon Forrest.Still remember when he some how got a draw with Cintron…

Comment by RapidFire26 on 12-26-2012

[QUOTE=MR. LARRYX;12859128]Just give it up man..I wanna see the middleweight champion fight other middleweights..and im not speaking on anyone else other than Martinez in this thread so troll elsewhere[/QUOTE] And he clearly wants to fight Floyd. He is not going…

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