By Gabriel F. Cordero
Argentinian WBC middleweight world champion Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez confirmed this week that he is almost certain to fight in Argentina against British WBA interim middleweight beltholder Martin Murray in the first defense of his WBC crown. The bout is proposed for April 27, 2013 and may be held in the Estadio de la Plata or Luna Park. The event would be broadcast on public TV Channel 7. Martinez, from Madrid, conducted a video conference with Argentina’s President Cristina Kirchner and reaffirmed his intention to hold the fight in Argentina.