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WBC STATISTICS

WBC Middleweight World Championship

Buenos Aires, Argentina – Estadio Velez Sarsfield

April 27, 2013

This will be the 1,815th fight sanctioned by the WBC in its 50-year history.

SAMPSON BOXING and DiBELLA ENTERTAINMENT PRESENT:

SERGIO “Maravilla” MARTINEZ (Argentina)

WBC Middleweight World Champion

Age, date of birth: 38 (February 21, 1975)

Residence: Port Hueneme, California

Birthplace: Quilmes, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Record: 50-2-2, 28 KOs

Stance: Lefthanded

Total rounds: 381

World title fights: 3 (3-0)

Advisor: Sampson Lewkowicz

Trainer: Pablo Sarmiento

Promoter: DiBella Entertainment

MARTIN MURRAY (England)

Ranked WBC No. 13 at middleweight

Age, date of birth: 30 (September 27, 1982)

Residence: St. Helens, Merseyside, England

Birthplace: St. Helens, Merseyside, England

Record: 25-0-1, 11 KOs

Stance: Righthanded

Total rounds: 132

World title fights: 1 (0-0-1)

Manager: Neil Marsh

Trainer: Oliver Harrison

Promoter: Ricky Hatton

WBC MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONS

1. Dick Tiger (Nigeria) 1963

2. Joey Giardello (US) 1963 – 1965

3. Dick Tiger (Nigeria) * 1965 – 1966

4. Emile Griffith (V.I.) 1966 – 1967

5. Nino Benvenuti (Italy) 1967

6. Emile Griffith (V.I.) * 1967 – 1968

7. Nino Benvenuti (Italy) * 1968 – 1970

8. Carlos Monzon (Argentina) 1970 – 1974

9. Rodrigo Valdez (Colombia) 1974 – 1976

10. Carlos Monzon (Argentina) * 1976 – 1977

11. Rodrigo Valdez (Colombia) * 1977 – 1978

12. Hugo Corro (Argentina) 1978 – 1979

13. Vito Antuofermo (Italy) 1979 – 1980

14. Alan Minter (GB) 1980

15. Marvin Hagler (US) 1980 – 1987

16. Ray Leonard (US) 1987

17. Thomas Hearns (US) 1987 – 1988

18. Iran Barkley (US) 1988 – 1989

19. Roberto Duran (Panama) 1989

20. Julian Jackson (V.I.) 1990 – 1993

21. Gerald McClellan (US) 1993 – 1995

22. Julian Jackson (V.I.) * 1995

23. Quincy Taylor (US) 1995 – 1996

24. Keith Holmes (US) 1996 – 1998

25. Hassine Cherifi (France) 1998 – 1999

26. Keith Holmes (US) * 1999 – 2001

27. Bernard Hopkins (US) 2001 – 2005

28. Jermain Taylor (US) 2005 -2007

29. Kelly Pavlik (US) 2007 – 2010

30. Sebastian Zbik (Germany) Interim 2009

31. Sergio Martinez (Argentina) 2010

32. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (Mexico) 2011

33. Sergio Martinez (Argentina) * 2012 –

*Regained title

GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE MIDDLEWEIGHT DIVISION IN THE HISTORY OF THE WBC:

25 world champions have been recognized by the WBC, eight of whom have regained the title: Dick Tiger (Nigeria), Emile Griffith (Virgin Islands), Nino Benvenuti (Italy), Carlos Monzon (Argentina), Rodrigo Valdez (Colombia), Julian Jackson (Virgin Islands), Keith Holmes (US), Sergio Martinez (Argentina).

102 WBC middleweight world title fights have been held in WBC history.

9 WBC world title bouts have been held in Argentina in WBC history, 3 in the middleweight division.

WBC Statistics by Luis Medina.