Martinez vs Macklin weigh-in pictures

Sergio Martinez and Matthew Macklin made weight for their St Patrick’s Day middleweight dust up yesterday at Madison Square Garden in front of a lively Irish crowd.

Both fighters scaled comfortably inside the 160-pound limit with WBC diamond champion Martinez coming in ripped and ready at 157.5lbs while challenger Macklin was a touch heavier at 158lbs.

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Macklin: ‘I’ve got Seamus and Paddy with me’

Matthew Macklin has dubbed his fists ‘Seamus and Paddy’ ahead of his St Patrick’s Day middleweight title challenge against WBC diamond champion Sergio Martinez.

Speaking at the final press conference, Irishmen Macklin said it was his destiny to defeat the man he called the ‘real middleweight champion’ 18-years to the day he first laced a pair of gloves.

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Martinez vs Macklin fighter’s thoughts

WBC middleweight diamond champion Sergio Martinez and challenger Matthew Macklin preview their St Patrick’s Day showdown on March 17 at New York’s Madison Square Garden…

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Macklin to face Martinez on St Patrick’s Day

Middleweight contender Matthew Macklin has got his dream fight with a world title challenge against Sergio Martinez for the WBC belt on March 17 at the famous Madison Square Garden in New York.

Cotto vs Margarito II sells out The Garden

WBA light-middleweight champion Miguel Cotto and challenger Antonio Margarito have sold every last ticket for their eagerly anticipated rematch this weekend at Madison Square Garden in New York.

John Murray: ‘I’ll win in America like Ricky Hatton’

Manchester lightweight John Murray has vowed to emulate local hero Ricky Hatton when he takes on WBA champion Brandon Rios in Madison Square Garden on December 3, live on BoxNation (Sky channel 456).

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Cotto vs Margarito II finally gets go ahead

Miguel Cotto and Antonio Margarito’s December 3 rematch in Maddison Square Garden finally got the all clear yesterday when Margarito was granted a boxing license in New York.

Cotto vs Margarito II New York presser pictures

WBA light-middleweight super champion Miguel Cotto and contender Antonio Margarito were in New York yesterday to announce their rematch at Madison Square Garden on December 3.

Their first meeting is tainted by the suspicion of scandal after Margarito who was being outclassed in the first six to seven rounds rallied back out of nowhere and forced Cotto to quit in the eleventh.