1 of the great Argentine and Latin American reps in the past 20 several years, former two division entire world champion Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez, has presently scheduled a date for his upcoming battle.
The 46-year-aged veteran will carry on his comeback.
Martinez is even now hoping to protected a crack at the WBA middleweight title.
At the second, Martinez is rated at amount 3 by the Environment Boxing Affiliation. The WBA “standard” winner is Erislandy Lara, although Ryota Murata holds the WBA’s ‘super’ title at the pounds and is scheduled to confront IBF winner Gennadiy Golovkin in late December in a unification clash.
Martinez is now preparing to commence his marketing campaign of 2022 with an early start.
“I will fight once again on January 27, at the Wizink Center in Madrid, Spain,” mentioned Martinez, who did not expose who will be his adversary in the Spanish funds.
Martinez returned to the ring past August, at 45-yrs-previous, soon after remaining away from the ring due to the fact suffering a knockout decline to Miguel Cotto in 2014.
The comeback was delayed for quite a few months thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Considering the fact that making his return to the ring, Martinez defeated Spanish boxer Miguel Fandino by knockout in 7 rounds in Spain. Just after that return, the Argentine designed two additional fights the place he arrived absent with his hand lifted – just after defeating Jussi Koivula by TKO in nine rounds and this past September he beat British boxer Brian Rose on factors.
Martinez is hoping to power a mandatory combat with a person of the two WBA champions. If he continues to acquire, he could really perfectly discover himself in a closing eliminator in the next twelve months.