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.