Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 10/18/14
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Before a house filled with Irishmen celebrating St. Patrick's Day, World Middleweight Champion Sergio "Maravilla" Martinez scored a dramatic come-from-behind knockout of a game Matthew "Mack the Knife" Macklin Saturday night in the Theater at Madison Square Garden. Check out a complete recap of the Martinez vs. Macklin results right here, as well as a huge photo gallery from the evening as well. It was another excellent finish for Martinez, who continues his streak of successful middleweight title defenses ending by way of resounding knockout. "THE REAL Middleweight Championship - Get Your Irish Up," presented by DiBella Entertainment, provided fireworks on HBO and a strong Fight of the Year candidate in the main event. The 37-year-old Martinez (49-2-2, 28 KOs) got off the canvas, albeit a controversial knockdown, in the seventh and then dropped Macklin twice at the end of the 11th round. Referee Eddie Cotton halted the action on the advice of Macklin's corner. "It was a...
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