By Elisinio Castillo
Former two-division world champion Sergio Martinez (51-3-2, 28KOs), 39-years-old, is still undecided on whether or not he intends to fight again. Martinez. The fighter was interviewed on TyC Sports, where he stated that he wants to fight "one more time" but plans to retire if he needs to have additional surgery on his right knee.
Martinez has been plagued by knee issues since the aftermath of his decision win over Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in 2012. He badly re-injured the knee during a victory over Martin Murray in April 2013. After surgeries and rehabilitation, Martinez returned to action in June and was stopped in ten rounds by Miguel Cotto. Martinez appeared to injury his knee after Cotto dropped him in the first round.
"I do not want to retire on having lost a fight, but I do not feel frustrated because you win and you lose [in the ring]. If I can do one more fight I would," Martinez said. "If I need to operate again [on my knee] I will quit boxing. Otherwise, with the strengthening of the area that protects the knee I could fight again, although it is hard work to achieve [that]."