Those siding with 37-year old veteran Sergio Martinez heading into his September 15th duel against WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. are banking on the Argentinean’s speed, unorthodox attack, and movement to carry the day.
Those traits were on display during a recent visit to the Knuckleheadz Gym in Ventura, CA, as I was given exclusive access into Martinez’s camp as he went through a late afternoon regimen that he deemed as a ‘light workout’.
In a Youtube video that posted on Saturday, August 25th, Martinez can be found taking to the mitts with his trainer Pablo Sarmiento while showing off his speed and accuracy near the end of his session. It’s interesting to note how forceful Martinez is with his jab, perhaps a sign of how much he will be focusing on attempting to keep Chavez at a distance in the fight.
The HBO Faceoff for Chavez Jr.-Martinez aired last night and the anticipation towards the duel couldn’t be much higher at this point.
Those interested in checking out Martinez on the mitts can visit Sergio Martinez shows off his mitt work heading into Chavez Jr. clash
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