Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 3/15/12
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The final press conference was held today at the famed Madison Square Garden for Saturday night's "THE REAL Middleweight Championship - Get Your Irish Up" card, presented by DiBella Entertainment. The card is headlined by Sergio Martinez vs. Matthew Macklin, and also features Edwin Rodriguez vs. Don George. You can find a final press conference quotes right here, as well as a massive collection of photos from the event and some other fight week activities in NYC. The 12-round main event features World Middleweight Champion Sergio "Maravilla" Martinez (48-2-2, 27 KOs), Ring Magazine's No. 3 pound-for-pound fighter, defending against former European champion Matthew "Mack the Knife" Macklin (28-3, 19 KOs). Undefeated super middleweight contender Edwin "La Bomba" Rodriguez (20-0, 14 KOs) takes on Don "Da Bomb" George (22-1-1, 19 KOs) in the 10-round "Bombs Away" co-feature that has possible future world title shot implications. Martinez-Macklin and Rodriguez-George will both...
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