At 46, Sergio Maravilla Martínez fights again in Spain: time, TV and everything you need to know

The Argentine will face a new fight with the mission of having a new chance for the world title

The former world champion Sergio Wonderful Martínez will face a fight 10 rounds with english Macaulay McGowan in Wizink Center from Madrid, in what will be his fourth fight after his return to boxing after six years of inactivity.

On the billboard, which will be televised by the sports signal ESPN and the platform streaming Star+ from the 15 (Argentine time), the Pampas will also be presented Mauro Alex Hasan Perouene, who will face the undefeated Filipino Bernard Angelo Torres for him Iberoamerican title pen of the IBO, a second level entity.

The boxer from Buenos Aires, former world champion super welterweight Y medium, emphasized clarifying that today he feels “10 points” but that they are about 10 points over the 6 or 7 at the level that reached their commitment. “For example, when august 2020 I reappeared with (José Miguel) Fandino I was 10 points, but it was the 10 points of someone who had been inactive for a long time“, I observe Wonderful.

The Quilmeño had reappeared in august 2020, when he knocked out seven rounds for the spanish Jose Miguel Fandino, in Torrelavega, and then beat the Finn Jussi Koivula by technical knockout in nine rounds and to the British Brian Rose by unanimous decision, in a tough and close fight held in the Valdemoro Bullring, municipality north of Madrid.

Martínez, based in the Spanish capital, is fourth in the WBA middleweight ranking and has the promise of the president of the entity, the Venezuelan Gilbertico Jesus Mendoza, to have a shot at the world title that at this moment holds the Japanese Ryota Murata.

Wonderful, who alternates boxing with his theatrical activity in Madrid, has been a professional since December 1997 and has a record of 54 wins (30 before the limit), 3 losses and 2 draws; while his rival McGowan, 27 years old, born in Manchester and resident in Wythenshawe, has a history of 14 wins (3 on the fast track), 2 losses and 1 draw.

Martínez specified that he feels that his preparation has been “excellent” and if he is successful, he estimates that he will present himself again by the end of May. The lefty born in Quilmes the February 21, 1975 is fourth in the ranking of the World Boxing Association (WBA), whose monarch is the Japanese Ryota Murata and the alternative champion the Cuban Erislandy Lara. Murata He plans a unification fight with the Russian Gennady Golovkin, IBF champion, tentatively to March or April in Japan, and if the local boxer wins, it will be time for a big clash with Wonderful, although for that we will have to wait.

TV: ESPN and Star+

HOUR: 15 (Argentina, Uruguay, Chile and Brazil); 14 (Bolivia, Cuba and Puerto Rico), 13 (Colombia, Mexico, Panama, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela)


Leave a Comment