Sergio Martinez had surgery to repair torn ligaments in his right knee. THE RING middleweight champ wants to make a defense of his belts on April 27 and then face Julio Cesar Chavez in a rematch on Sept. 14.
Andre Ward ranks No. 2, pound-for-pound, ahead of Manny Pacquiao, according to Yahoo! Sports and ESPN, and is at No. 3 in THE RING ratings, having surpassed Sergio Martinez in all three polls.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. once helped his father through one of the lowest points of his life, and now the Mexican legend is there to back his son up on his toughest day.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. insists that discipline problems are behind him, that he doesn’t care about rival Mexican star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, and that the time is right to beat middleweight champ Sergio Martinez, who he fights on Sept. 15.
Promoter Lou DiBella is considering the cancelation of all media appearances by RING middleweight champion Sergio Martinez to promote his Sept. 15 bout with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in the wake of threats against the fighter.
WBC middleweight titleholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. has looked impressive against sparring partners in preparation for next month’s clash with RING champion Sergio Martinez.
Can aging RING middleweight champion Sergio Martinez stop young juggernaut Julio Cesar Chavez, the unbeaten WBC beltholder? The two are scheduled to meet in a pay-per-view showdown this fall.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. will defend his WBC middleweight crown against Andy Lee on June 16, with an eye toward fighting RING champion, Sergio Martinez, on Sept. 15.
British middleweight Darren Barker fell short against Sergio Martinez last Saturday, but in doing so gained a lot of respect.
Middleweight champ Sergio Martinez and his promoter, Lou DiBella, discussed his tough title defense against Darren Barker and what could be next during the post-fight press conference on Oct. 1 in Atlantic City, N.J.
Sergio Martinez closed the show against Darren Barker but he did not look like an elite fighter against the unheralded challenger, which might actually help the middleweight champ get the fights he wants.
Andy Lee is out to avenge his only loss against Brian Vera — after which he intends to challenge middleweight champion Sergio Martinez.