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#Sergio Martinez

# sergio-martinez - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Ireland's Andy Lee ready for title fight with Marco Antonio Rubio

The Irish fighter is also eager to take on WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez

# sergio-martinez - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Messi only Argentina's third best sports person

Despite 90 goals in 2012, the Barcelona forward trailed in behind two fighters.

# sergio-martinez - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Martinez survives knockdown to dethrone Chavez

The 37-year-old reclaimed the WBC middleweight title by a unanimous points decision.

# sergio-martinez - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Pride or Prejudice: Martinez and Chavez Jr go head-to-head

As Matthew Macklin looks to get back to winning ways in Las Vegas tonight, Sergio Martinez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr meet in a mouth-watering main event. Shane Curtis previews the world title showdown.

# sergio-martinez - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Macklin targets title shot against Daniel Geale

Matthew Macklin feels he is the ideal opponent if Australia’s Daniel Geale defends his world middleweight titles in America.

# sergio-martinez - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Andy Lee ready for 'biggest fight of my life'

The Irish boxer also admitted to becoming disillusioned with boxing’s politics over the years.

Chavez fight 'will be a vindication of my lifetime of work' - Andy Lee

Lee has agreed terms to fight WBC middleweight champ Julio Cesar Chavez Jr in the Sun Bowl Stadium, Texas on 16 June.

# sergio-martinez - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Showdown in the Sun Bowl: Lee challenges Chavez Jr to title fight

Limerick’s Andy Lee has called on Julio Cesar Chavez Jr to grant him a shot at the WBC middleweight title on 16 June.

# sergio-martinez - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Andy Lee 'in the mix' for Martinez's next fight, says DiBella

Boxing promoter Lou DiBella has hinted at another Irish test for Sergio Martinez, with Andy Lee waiting in the wings.

# sergio-martinez - Sunday 18 March, 2012

Ireland's Macklin defeated by Martinez after 11 rounds

The Birmingham-born fighter was beaten on a techical knockout by the world middleweight champion.

# sergio-martinez - Friday 16 March, 2012

Step aside, Sergio: Macklin ready to become the world's top middleweight

“He is 37 years old now and on Saturday night, he’s going to feel every single day of those 37 years,” promises Tipperary’s favourite son.

# sergio-martinez - Thursday 8 March, 2012

‘This could be a life-changer’ — Matthew Macklin ready for Patrick’s Day chance

“They don’t see it as the one-sided fight some of your internet type, forum guys see it as.”

# sergio-martinez - Thursday 1 March, 2012

We've got your back: Kelly and Corbett tip Macklin to shine on the big stage Corner Men This post contains images

We've got your back: Kelly and Corbett tip Macklin to shine on the big stage

Tipperary hurlers Eoin Kelly and Lar Corbett are in New York this week to support Matthew Macklin ahead of his St Patrick’s Day date with destiny.

# sergio-martinez - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Corner men: Tipp stars to join Macklin at training camp

Eoin Kelly and the recently retired Lar Corbett will join Matthew Macklin in New York ahead of his St Patrick’s Day world title fight.

# sergio-martinez - Thursday 2 February, 2012

Lee set to miss out on Sturm title shot - reports

Sebastian Zbik has emerged as a serious contender to face WBA “Super” middleweight champion Felix Sturm in April, according to reports in Germany.

# sergio-martinez - Monday 23 January, 2012

Sturm brewing as Andy Lee drops off Macklin-Martinez undercard

Andy Lee’s camp have moved to open negotiations for an April title fight against WBA “Super” Middleweight champion Felix Sturm.

# sergio-martinez - Thursday 12 January, 2012

Macklin: I'll go through walls to knock Martinez out

Matthew Macklin promises to give everything he’s got when he steps into the ring with Sergio Martinez on 17 March.

# sergio-martinez - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

'This is my year': Andy Lee targets world title in 2012

The Limerick man believes that he is just one win away from landing a shot at one of the middleweight belts.

# sergio-martinez - Saturday 1 October, 2011

Lee tantalisingly close to his shot at the big one Corner Man This post contains videos

Lee tantalisingly close to his shot at the big one

Limerick man has been linked with a chance at the world title for some time, but that hasn’t come off, in part because of a lack of coherent management and promotion.

# sergio-martinez - Monday 19 September, 2011

Vamos! Barca win, Real show relegation form La Liga This post contains videos

Vamos! Barca win, Real show relegation form

Barcelona return to their winning ways and Real get savaged by minnows: it’s all in our weekly round-up of the action from La Liga.

# sergio-martinez - Thursday 7 July, 2011

Macklin to bounce back with title shot against Martinez?

Irish fighter seems to have impressed American TV execs with his display against Felix Sturm.

# sergio-martinez - Monday 14 March, 2011

Last-gasp Lee not ready for Martinez shot Fight Club This post contains videos

Last-gasp Lee not ready for Martinez shot

Promoter advises Limerick fighter to bide his time after tenth-round victory over Craig McEwan.

# sergio-martinez - Thursday 10 March, 2011

Lee hoping to stake claim for title shot

The Limerick man is confident ahead of Saturday evening’s middleweight bout against Craig McEwan in Connecticut.