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Sergio Martinez Honored With Firpo Award in Argentina

Sergio "Maravilla" Martinez was recognized by the Uperbox (Boxing Journalist Union of the Argentinian Republic) with  the “Firpo 20 years”  Award  for being the best Argentinian fighter in the last 20 years. He was presented with this coveted prize in a crowded ceremony that took place at the DIQUINT Salon in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In this memorable event Argentinian legends  Gustavo Ballas, Santos Laciar, "Látigo" Coggi, Carlos Baldomir, Pablo Chacón, Carlos Monzon  sons and the grandson of  Nicolino Locche (Lucas) were recognized.

Also, Marcela "La Tigresa" Acuña was Awarded as the best female fighter.
While Lucas Matthysse was also presented with a special recognition  for his outstanding performance worldwide.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by wlliam on 05-16-2015

Congratulations Champ,youve earned it. What a pleasure it was watching Maravilla in his prime(reason i fell back in love with the sport).

Comment by SouthPawHitman on 05-16-2015

[QUOTE=Barcham;15694736]Does that award include a set of artificial knees?[/QUOTE] Ban worthy IMO.

Comment by Barcham on 05-16-2015

Does that award include a set of artificial knees?

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