Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Sergio Martinez Says Return Could Be Pushed To August

By Nicholas Samuilov, notifight.com

The WBC's emeritus middleweight champion Sergio "Maravilla" Martínez (47-2-2, 26 KOs), says his comeback is possibly not going to happen on July 9 as previously reported. He says there are discussions about pushing the date back to the first or second week of August on HBO. The opponent is not official. Martinez was provided with one name so far, Peter Manfredo Jr., but says the opponent could change three or four times before the August date.

"It's not official, but I already know that I may not fight on July 9, and my fight may go to August. It would be in the first or second week of August," said Martinez to BoxingScene.com's Carlos Irusta. "In theory, I have a opponent. But this can change three or four times. To date, I was told it would be Peter Manfredo Jr. (37-6, 20 KOs). No venue has been set, but I imagine that it would take place in the United States."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by sNiTcH on 03-23-2011

[QUOTE=GRUSTLER;10273727]Nobody of significance wants to fight him. Pacquiao has choices while Martinez doesn't.[/QUOTE] LOL you want me to post Martinez choices? haha i hope you're joking :D

Comment by pasawayako on 03-23-2011

Manfredo? Hahahaha. Margarito is twice better and marketable than this manfredo. Lol for martinez saying pac only fight no hoper fighters. :lol1:

Comment by BoxingKnowledge on 03-23-2011

How in the world you going to give a fringe fighter peter a fight against the top dawg in his division Martinez? he will ko peter within five rounds unless he quits. make these so call champs and top contenders…

Comment by GRUSTLER on 03-23-2011

[QUOTE=Check_hooks;10271121]And he says Pacquiao only fights "No-Hopers". Oh the irony.[/QUOTE] Nobody of significance wants to fight him. Pacquiao has choices while Martinez doesn't.

Comment by ELPERRO on 03-23-2011

[QUOTE=J Dubb II 330;10271743]Oh you forgot to mention lineal champ Pavlik. And we all know the Cintron draw was bogus so no need to bring that up, and Dzinziruk I believe was the number 1 contender, Pirog was not available,…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (43)
Top Headlines Tommy Coyle Fractures Left Eye Socket On Winning Return Izu Ugonuh: I Just Got Tired; I’m Still a Dangerous Man to Fight Washington Trainer: No Problem with Stoppage Against Wilder Breazeale: I Was Attacked by Wilder, Mob in Front of Wife, Kids Photos: Deontay Wilder Overcomes Washington With TKO Win Photos: Dominic Breazeale Blasts Out Izu Ugonoh in Wild War Haye Explains His Plan To Brutally Drill Bellew, End His Career Canelo vs. Golovkin Deal is Close, Says Golden Boy President Wilder, Breazeale Get Into Post-Fight Altercation in Hotel Lobby! Photos: Rey Vargas Beats Gavin McDonnell - Captures WBC Belt Bellew on Haye: He Spends Christmas in Miami, Not With His Kids Photos: Jarrett Hurd Stops Tony Harrison - Captures IBF Title Amir Khan Vows To Beat Manny Pacquiao, Rips 'Hater' Eddie Hearn Horn's Promoter: I Don't Believe Pacquiao-Khan Deal For April! Hadillah Mohoumadi vs. Serhiy Demchenko For Vacant EU Title Koncz Confirms Pacquiao-Khan Deal, Says More Details Next Week BJ Flores Debuts at Heavyweight: Caleb Plant, Nyambayar Win Washington: I Got Impatient, I Went For It and Wilder Caught Me Deontay Wilder: Is Parker Ready For Me? I'm Ready For Him! Pacquiao vs. Khan on April 23: Fighters Announce Deal is Reached Deontay Wilder Starts Slow, Stops Gerald Washington in Five Wilder vs. Washington - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Jarrett Hurd Rallies To Stop Tony Harrison, Win IBF Title Tony Harrison vs. Jarrett Hurd - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Dominic Breazeale Knocks Out Izu Ugonoh in Dramatic Fight Wilder vs. Washington - CompuBox Historical Review Photos: Maurice Hooker Dominates Cristobal Cruz in Mexico Gavin McDonnell: Rey Vargas Beat Me Fair and Square Rey Vargas Decisions Gavin McDonnell, Captures WBC Title Luke Campbell - Drops, Stops and Dominates Jairo Lopez Photos: Andy Vences Open Workout From The SNAC Gym Cody Crowley talks sparring with Mayweather, homecoming bout Tommy Coyle Drills Rakeem Noble in Three Rounds De La Hoya: Chavez Being Overweight Would Be a Slap in The Face Wilder: Fans Not Worried About Klitschko, They Want Me vs. Joshua Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Rematch in September? Gavin McDonnell vs. Rey Vargas - LIVE Results Breazeale: Ugonoh 'Has to Pay' for My Loss to Anthony Joshua Photos: Eleider Alvarez Blasts Out Lucian Bute in Five Rounds Chavez Jr: My Passion For Boxing is Back, I'm Doing Things Right
Advertisement
Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement