Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Team Martinez: Sergio Has Everything To Lose, Not Cotto - Boxing News
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
• Boxing Articles
• Boxing Interviews
• Breaking News
• Boxing Press Releases
• Boxing Results
• World Boxing News
Follow BoxingScene
 
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
• Register A Free Account
• Account Login
• Boxing Schedule
• Boxing Champions
• Boxing Downloads
• Boxing Forums
• Boxing News Wire
• Boxing Photos
• Boxing History
• Boxer Search
• Fantasy Betting
• Feedback
• Fitness and Health  
• Free Homepage
• Mixed Martial Arts
• Pound For Pound
• Upcoming Fight Archive
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  1/6/2014       Read more by Miguel Rivera         
   
Team Martinez: Sergio Has Everything To Lose, Not Cotto
Share Click Here To Email Printable version Search BoxingScene Database 

By Miguel Rivera

Sampson Lewkowicz , advisor to the middleweight champion of the World Boxing Council, Sergio "Maravilla" Martinez (51-2-2, 28KOs), is hoping that a deal gets finalized for a June 7th title defense against Puerto Rican superstar Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31KOs) at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

The two sides are at odds over several items. According to reports in Argentina, several of the items being negotiated out includes the actual name order of the fight - Martinez-Cotto or Cotto-Martinez. Despite moving up in weight to challenge the champion, Cotto believes he should walk out second and Martinez should get second-billing.

If the fight does not get finalized, Lewkowicz will close a deal for Martinez to defend his title in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
 
"If this fight happens, it will be something extraordinary. And I really hope this fight does not end up being blacklisted by the egos of representatives or because those [representatives] have their own agenda. In this situation, it is Sergio who has everything to lose. If he loses to Cotto, then he will retire - but if Cotto loses then he can continue his career and fight Canelo. But as I said before, the ship has left and is now in the middle of a storm. Now we need to see which port the ship will stop at: New York or Buenos Aires," Lewkowicz to Carlos Narvaez.

Tags: Miguel Cotto , Mijares vs Martinez , Cotto-Martinez , Cotto vs. Martinez


 

 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

comment by bambam182, on 01-08-2014
[QUOTE=Tommy Gun]Nobody wants to see Rubio vs Sergio bro. And IMO GGG beats those guys. Murray scared, Quillin hiding behind GB and Showtime. Nothing else left.[/QUOTE] yeah says the so called boxing expert. qolovkin hiding from every current or former world champion, which explains why he has...

comment by Bigg Rigg, on 01-08-2014
[QUOTE=bambam182]why triple g? he has only beaten one world champion. rubio has actually fought more world champions and higher level competition then GGG. GGG only world champ he has fought is OUMA, he hasnt been tested. how about triple G fights quillen, or geale or even martin murray? why do ...

comment by ChampBox@PR, on 01-07-2014
[QUOTE=JmH Reborn]What does that have to do with anything - Top billing always goes to the men of money. DLH wasn't p4p anything when he fought Mayweather, Pac and barely on the list when he fought Hopkins But them three knew the deal - DLH makes the calls - you want that paycheck - you pla...

comment by Respect Power, on 01-07-2014
Canelo's team may be holding out as long as possible to see if the Cotto/Martinez fight is signed

comment by JmH Reborn, on 01-07-2014
[QUOTE=LarryXXX]difference is..manny and floyd were p4p#1 when they fought cotto and were not 1-2 in their last 3 fights[/QUOTE] What does that have to do with anything - Top billing always goes to the men of money. DLH wasn't p4p anything when he fought Mayweather, Pac and barely on the li...

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (98) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Penalosa Bros, Sonsona, Concepc...
  Adams To Rally Up The Fans at C...
  Dapudong Hopes For Revenge in S...
  Frank Warren Sees Big Things Fo...
  Liam Williams: July 26 Will Be ...
  Liam Smith: I'm Past Brian Rose...
  Fury: Chisora/Haye Conning Peop...
  Fury Claims Klitschkos Behind C...
  Golovkin: Geale Throws A lot Mo...
  Mayweather-Maidana 2: Gonzalez ...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright © 2003-2013 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved.