Found March 19, 2012 on Pro Boxing Fans:
The great tradition of St. Patrick's Day boxing certainly delivered this weekend with the middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden in New York City between Sergio Martinez and Matthew Macklin. Following the Martinez vs. Macklin results, it's time to go back to our rankings and update the top 10 of the middleweight division. The co-featured fight of the evening was a super middleweight clash between top 10-15 caliber guys Edwin Rodriguez and Don George, so it's also time to update the super middleweight division rankings as well. Check it out here. Updated middleweight division rankings Updated super middleweight division rankings Credit: All City Boxing Sergio Martinez is the man in the middleweight division. Of course, that's not news. There's probably not another division in boxing where the gap between the number 1 guy and the rest of the contenders is so large. Martinez struggled at times, but when you end the night over the number 2 g...

20/20 Hindsight: On Sergio Martinez as the Middleweight Mike Tyson

It's not uncommon for boxers to change their styles over time, with our opinions of them transforming as they do. Usually, said changes are the result of aging, changing weight classes or simply running into tougher competition on a regular basis. But in the moments immediately following Sergio Martinez's 11th-round TKO of Matthew Macklin on Saturday night, it dawned on...

Sergio Martinez vs. Matthew Macklin: Round By Round

We're getting the look ahead at the next few months of boxing on HBO as we await the main event on tonight's broadcast of World Championship Boxing. Sergio Martinez, widely acknowledged as the middleweight king, takes on Matthew Macklin in the Theater at Madison Square Garden. Jim Lampley, Emanuel Steward and Larry Merchant are on hand to call the action.Macklin should have...

Sergio Martinez wins, eyes now on Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.

Sergio Gabriel Martinez sent another resounding message to the boxing community by thumping the Hibernian-Briton Matthew Macklin on Saturday night. Macklin fought hard and had his moments, especially in the 5th and 7th Rounds. However, Macklin's mid-fight momentum caused Martinez to unleash more violence, leading to Macklin's corner to throw in the towel before the...

Setting Course: Sergio Martinez Vs. Matthew Macklin Preview And Prediction

Your middleweight champion is doing all he can. Sergio Martinez at least got himself into the discussion as a potential future opponent for money-makin' Floyd Mayweather, Jr., even if that honor went to someone else in May. He keeps pestering the WBC to give him the shot he was promised at a potentially rich fight with Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. His promoter, Lou DiBella has talked...

Sergio Martinez vs. Matthew Macklin: Fight Gallery

On the hallow grounds that is Madison Square Garden, Sergio Martinez rallied late to stop tough Matthew Macklin at the end of the 11th round via TKO finish. Check out our post fight gallery of the bout! all photos taken by Damien Acevedo

Judah Friedlander takes in Macklin-Martinez fight

Comedian Judah Friedlander was spotted ringside at the Matthew Macklin-Sergio Martinez fight at the Theater at Madison Square Garden last night. You couldn't miss the actor — who plays Frank Rossitano on TV's "30 Rock"— who stood out in the crowd with his bright yellow t-shirt with "WORLD CHAMPION" emblazoned across his chest.  He was also wearing...

Sergio Martinez scores an 11th round knockout of Matthew Macklin.

Martinez struggled early, but came from behind for the victory.

Martinez vs. Macklin results & photos – Maravilla is marvelous again

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...

Sergio Martinez vs. Matthew Macklin Full results

Full results from Madison Square Garden, New York: Sergio Martinez def. Matthew Macklin via TKO due to corner stoppage in R11 (3:00) Edwin Rodriguez def. Donovan George via UD (96-94,99-91, 97-93) Magomed Abdusalmov def. Jason Pettaway via TKO in R4 (1:20) Seanie Monaghan def. Eric Watkins via UD (60-54, 59-55, 59-55) Charlie Ota def. Gundrick [...]

Weekend Afterthoughts On Whether Sergio Martinez Sucks, Whether He Could Beat Floyd Mayweather, ...

(stellar photo of a bloodied Matthew Macklin and dispassionate Julie Lederman, boxing judge; via Sports Illustrated)Probably should've anticipated fight night in New York City on St. Patrick's Day would've been like this, which is to say, not very fun due to a ton of jackasses in the crowd at Madison Square Garden's Theater. But despite my frequent half-joking proclamations...
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