During last month’s Hall of Fame Induction Weekend festivities (June 11-14th) former light middleweight and middleweight champion Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez formally announced his retirement from the sport of boxing.… Read Article
Former WBC, WBO and Ring Champion Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez and Brooklyn FitBoxing has confirmed that they will appear and have a booth at the Las Vegas Convention Center for the second annual Box Fan Expo that will take place Saturday Sept. 12, 2015. The Boxing Expo will coincide with Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s last fight and Mexican Independence weekend.… Read Article
After suffering a bad knee injury that continued to plague him for the past three years, former two division world champion Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez (51-3-2, 28 KOs) has decided to call time on his boxing career and hang up his gloves after 18 years in the game. Martinez, 40, announced the news last Saturday at the IBHOF banquet.
The news from Martinez has been expected for weeks now, as he recently revealed that his right … Read Article
“MARAVILLA”, the documentary based on the struggle of middleweight champion Sergio Martinez to reclaim his crown in boxing, will premiere on iTunes US on May 19, 2015. The film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival (2014), won the “Best Editing Award” at Mar del Plata Film Festival (Argentina), was nominated for “Best Documentary” for the Academy Awards of Argentina (2014), and was selected for the Official Competition at Guadalajara (Mexico, 2014), Lima (Peru, 2014) and … Read Article
CANASTOTA, NY – APRIL 13, 2015 – The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced today former middleweight champion of the world Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez is set to participate in festivities planned for the 2015 Hall of Fame Induction Weekend June 11-14th.… Read Article
WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto’s trainer Freddie Roach believes that former WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez was in his prime when Cotto beat him and stopped him in the 10th round last June.
Roach doesn’t seem willing to admit that Martinez had slipped dramatically from the fighter he was in 2010 and before that by the time that Cotto fought him this year. … Read Article
After lengthy discussions with members of his team, now-former WBC Middleweight Champion Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez has decided to continue his boxing career.
Determined to return and erase the terrible memory of what happened against fellow-great Miguel Cotto in June, 39-year-old Martinez will next face a top-10 contender with the goal of recapturing his world title.
“Miguel De Pablos (Business Manager) and I met with Sergio at his home in Madrid and he says he is … Read Article
A great performance is like a promise; a promise from the boxer to the fans stating in clear terms the particular skillset and degree of talent that will be, from that moment on, demonstrated in the ring. The punching power, the speed, the confidence, the grit…these are the attributes we seek out in our modern day warriors. String a few great performances together and the promise intensifies, growing brighter and hotter like a giant sun … Read Article
Sometimes boxing hands its fans surprises, outcomes that open doors to more exhilarating fights, and this is something that every boxing fan can appreciate and treasure. There are too many people out there, claiming that boxing is a lost sport, bringing less entertainment and claiming a miniscule number of new fans. While sometimes even I start believing such rumors, its fights like Miguel Cotto vs. Sergio Martinez that change my mind, bringing my thought back … Read Article
It’s not much of a surprise Miquel Cotto was victorious over Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez. After all, the experts openly expressed their concerns over Martinez’ fourteen month absence from the ring. They were concerned about Sergio’s troublesome knee and shoulder injuries, plus a broken hand? His body seemed to be breaking down. Despite Sergio’s assurances, many experts doubted whether he could come back and regain his previously superb condition and superior abilities?
We now know they … Read Article