Sunday, April 18, 2010

Sergio Martinez Upsets Kelly Pavlik

No one expected that this fight turned to be a bad beating for the champion as the challenger rose to the occassion. Bloodied in all over his face, the champion Kelly Pavlik is no match for the Argentinean warrior Sergio Martinez. Early in the fight, Martinez established its fight plan to fight Pavlik as an unorthodox, made some early one-two punch combination and circling the ring that caught Pavlik off-guard. Halfway through the fight Pavlik found his rhythm and connecting solid right hands to Martinez and scored a knockdown in round 7. Pavlik would on his way to retain the title, but Martinez re-establishes the fight with a one-two-three-four combination in the Round 9 cruising to Round 12 and left Pavlik a bloody mess on the face. That proved to be the telling factor in the fight as Sergio Martinez was named the new WBO/WBC Middleweight champion, winning it by unanimous decision, 115-111, 116-111 and 115-112.

He is the first Argentinean lineal middleweight champion since the legendary Carlos Monzon.


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