On April 27th, Middleweight kingpin Sergio "Maravilla" Martinez will make his much anticipated 'Homecoming' in his native country of Argentina, when he looks to defend his WBC middleweight title against England's undefeated interim WBA middleweight champion Martin Murray (25-0-1, 11KO's). The Martinez vs. Murray fight will showcase official video replays as authorized through the WBC.
"Boxing needs to step into the 21st century and use the technology that we have available to us, to make sure that justice prevails in this sport," stated the WBC's Mauricio Sulaiman.
"Justice is not served in our sport when fouls or accidental actions occur, creating unjust results. The WBC has used Instant Replay for the last five years with great results, and we are very happy to be working together with the highly prestigious TV network, HBO, for this historic event."
"The WBC has always been at the forefront of advancing boxing either through medical safety standards and technology as well as the...