Sergio Martinez Eyes Ring Return in March, April 2014

By Elisinio Castillo,

WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28KOs) expects to return to the ring in "March or April 2014." Martinez, 38-years-old, last fought on April 27th in Argentina, when he retained his title with a twelve round unanimous decision over unbeaten British contender Martin Murray. During the match Martinez suffered several injuries and needs the necessary time to fully recover.

Martinez told Tiempo Sports that he might retire after two more fights, because of a promise that he made to his mother. In terms of future opponents, Martinez doesn't rule out anything but he named former three division champion "Miguel Cotto" (37-4, 30KOs) as one possible option.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by T18Z on 06-20-2013

[QUOTE=rey guey;13485674]you do know Martinez vs Cotto is a PPV fight at least 500k buys. it'd be big with latinos. Martinez vs GGG might be better but it wouldn't even touch that.[/QUOTE] If you're a fan of an intriguing battle…

Comment by ddangerous on 06-20-2013

I am a huge fan of Martinez, but I think he will get beat soundly in his next fight. He looked like his age and the injuries had finally got the best of him in his last fight. Hope I'm…

Comment by MDPopescu on 06-20-2013

[QUOTE=Nicolino;13485739]his knee operation and his training camp were both in Spain. Also he has a spaniard as a personal doctor.[/QUOTE] I didn't know... Martinez undertook knee surgery on Nov 12 2012... By then it was stated that IF EVERYTHING GOES…

Comment by Nicolino on 06-19-2013

[QUOTE=MDPopescu;13485003]That's what happens when getting medical treatment in Argentina -- you get one year and a half out... because Martinez was still injured during the Murray fight... What a pity this great fighter will never receive the proper payday he…

Comment by rey guey on 06-19-2013

[QUOTE=Mayweather41-0;13485619]forget Cotto the fans want to see Martinez vs Golovkin now[/QUOTE] you do know Martinez vs Cotto is a PPV fight at least 500k buys. it'd be big with latinos. Martinez vs GGG might be better but it wouldn't even…

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