Much more than settling a score on line for Martinez against Cotto

Thursday March 13th, 2014
Despite his recent wins, Sergio Martinez knows he's just one loss away from his career possibly ending.
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Martinez (51-2-2) will defend his WBC middleweight title against Cotto (38-4) on June 7 at Madison Square Garden. Tickets are expected to sell out quickly. Pay per view buys could exceed 500,000 -- a roaring success for a fight not involving Floyd Mayweather or Manny Pacquiao. On Tuesday, a thick crowd -- many waving Argentinean and Puerto Rican flags -- gathered at Chase Square for a press conference to promote the fight.

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