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Macklin vs. Alcine

Martinez dominates Chavez Jr; Rigondeaux decisions Marroquin; Macklin crushes Alcine

By Dwight Chittenden: With the exception of the 12th round, Sergio Martinez (50-2-2, 28 KO's) completely dominated a badly over-matched WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (46-1-1, 32 KO's) tonight in beating him by a 12 round unanimous decision at the Thomas & Mack Center, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Martinez, 37, had to climb off the deck in the 12th round to survive after getting hurt and [...]

Macklin wants Chavez Jr-Martinez winner

LONDON (14 Sept) - Matthew Macklin believes a dazzling performance in his Las Vegas debut will help set up another chance at world title glory, as he fights live this Saturday on Primetime (Channel 498 on Sky and Virgin on Demand). The Irish middleweight star has fallen just short of claiming a world title on two occasions when he lost a contentious split decision against Felix Sturm last year, [...]

Macklin-Alcine: Mack the Knife Aims to Return to Winning Ways in Vegas

By Padraig Ivory: Irish fight fans will be hoping Matthew Macklin can deliver a performance that may warrant a temporary change of venue name to the Thomas and Mack the Knife Centre this September 15th in Las Vegas as he takes on the test of Joachim Alcine. The man from Tipp will settle for nothing less than a win as he seeks his first victory since 2010. The aesthetic appearance of Macklin’s [...]

Macklin ready for bout against Alcine on September 15th

Middleweight contender Matthew "Mack the Knife" Macklin is gearing up for his Las Vegas debut on September 15th where he will take on former World Champ, Joachim Alcine on a card headlined by the eagerly awaited World Middleweight title clash between Sergio Martinez and Julio Cesar Chavez. Macklin pushed Martinez close in a brave effort to dethrone the middleweight kingpin at Madison Square Garden [...]

Rigondeaux-Marroquin, Macklin-Alcine, Martinez-Beltran Jr. on Chavez Jr vs. Martinez undercard on September 15th on HBO

LAS VEGAS, NEV. (August 10, 2012) -- The Méxican Independence Day Weekend boxing extravaganza headlined by the Julio César Chávez Jr. vs. Sergio Martinez World Middleweight Championship will feature four exciting bouts on the live pay-per-view undercard, including two world championship showdowns. Undefeated World Boxing Association (WBA) super featherweight champion and Cuban expatriate GUILLERMO [...]