According to USA Today, lineal middleweight champion Sergio Martinez is apparently the target of harassment.
While the majority of the boxing world has been clamoring for a super fight in the Middleweight division between Sergio Martinez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr, DiBella Entertainment's 160 pound contender, Irish Andy Lee, has been slated to face the current WBC Middleweight title holder on June 16th, at the Sun Bowl in El Paso, TX, first.
The fight that many thought would never take place, Sergio Martinez vs Julio Cesar Chavez Jr, is officially one step closer to becoming a reality!
Rumors are swirling in Las Vegas that a three way blockbuster deal will be announced shortly involving Sergio Martinez (49-2-2, 28 KO), Julio Cesar Chavez Jr (45-0-1, 31 KO) and Andy Lee (27-1, 19 KO).
Legendary boxing trainer and cut-man Miguel Diaz has excelled in virtually every position on a championship level. As a cut-man, he is arguably one of the most sought-after and busiest individuals in the sport today. And as a trainer, he has successfully led fighters, such as Eric Morales, to world titles.
Sergio Martinez maintains Julio Cesar Chavez Jr will never fight him. The Ring Magazine champion senses fear in the young Mexican, alleging Chavez Jr is scared to meet him in the ring and can't bear to be in his presence outside it.
Last night at the Alamodome in San Antonio, TX, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. defended his WBC Middleweight title successfully against mandatory challenger Marco Antonio Rubio in a very entertaining 12 round brawl.
Sergio Martinez is telling the media he's intensely focused on Matthew Macklin but make no mistake about it, he still wants to fight Julio Cesar Chavez Jr bad Really bad!