Found November 10, 2013 on The Queensbury Rules:
Mikey Garcia tasted the canvas Saturday night on HBO. So did Demetrius Andrade. And Nonito Donaire was losing his rematch with Vic Darchinyan through eight rounds. But all three gathered themselves for wins that meant something, yet also demonstrated the limitations of each man. MIKEY GARCIA-ROCKY MARTINEZ After a nothing 1st, Martinez found a right hand counter that dropped Garcia, an occurence that had folk wondering whether Garcia was meant for 130 pounds after moving up from 126. But a tentative Garcia slowly reestablished control and never lost it, proving himself comfortable leading or countering against a reasonably sharp-boxing Martinez. By the 7th, Martinez was demonstrating the tenacity of his chin, as Garcia tagged him repeatedly with counter lefts and lead rights. But in the 8th, his body betrayed him where his head did not. Garcia's left hook body shot knocked out Martinez, impressively. It was a performance hard to estimate for Garcia. Seeing him on t...
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