WBC MIDDLEWEIGHT DIAMOND BELT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

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HBO IN USA

AND

TELEVISA IN MEXICO
BOARDWALK HALL, ATLANTIC CITY, NJ
OCTOBER 1, 2011
THIS WILL BE WBC’S 1, 895 CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE   FIGHT   IN   THE   48 YEAR HISTORY OF THE WBC 
LOU DiBELLA & DiBELLA ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS:
SERGIO MARTINEZ                                                  DARREN BARKER
Nationality:           Argentina                                                                  Nationality:    Great Britain
Date of Birth:       February 21, 1975                                                   Date of Birth: May 19, 1982
Birthplace:           Quilmes, Buenos Aires, Argentina                      Birthplace:    Barnet, England
Residence:            Oxnard, Ca                                                                Residence:     London, England
Alias:                     Maravilla                                                                    Alias:              Dazzling
Record:                  47-2-2, 26 KO’S                                                       Record:           23-0-0, 14 KO’S
Age:                       36                                                                                Age:                29
Guard:                   Southpaw                                                                    Guard:            Orthodox
Total rounds:        343                                                                              Total rounds: 141
Wor4ld Title Fights:   6 (5-0-1)                                                             WBC Titles: EBU / BBB C / COMM
Manager:              Ricardo Sannchez Atocha                                      Trainer:         Tony Sims
Promoter:             Lou DiBella                                                               Promoter:       Hennessy Sports
 
WBC´S MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONS
 
 
1.                   DICK TIGER (NIGERIA)
2.                   JOEY GIARDELLO (US)
3.                   DICK TIGER (NIGERIA) *
4.                   EMILE GRIFFITH (VIRG. ISLAND)
5.                   NINO BENVENUTI (ITALY)
6.                   EMILE GRIFFITH (VIRG. ISLANDS) *
7.                   NINO BENVENUTI (ITALY) *
8.                   CARLOS MONZON (ARGENTINA)
9.                   RODRIGO VALDEZ (COLOMBIA)
10.                CARLOS MONZON (ARGENTINA) *
11.                RODRIGO VALDEZ (COLOMBIA) *
12.                HUGO CORRO (ARGENTINA)
13.                VITO ANTUOFERMO (ITALY)
14.                ALAN MINTER (GB)
15.                MARVIN HAGLER (US)
16.                RAY LEONARD (US)
17.                THOMAS HEARNS (US)
18.                IRAN BARKLEY (US)
19.                ROBERTO DURAN (PANAMA)
20.                JULIAN JACKSON (VIRG. ISLAND)
21.                GERALD MCCLELLAN (US)
22.                JULIAN JACKSON (VIRG. ISLANDS) *
23.                QUINCY TAYLOR (US)
24.                KEITH HOLMES (US)
25.                HASSINE CHERIFI (FRANCE)
26.                KEITH HOLMES (US) *
27.                BERNARD HOPKINS (US)
28.                JERMAIN TAYLOR (US)
29.                KELLY PAVLIK (US)
30.                SEBASTIAN ZBIK (GERMANY) INTERIM
31.                SERGIO MARTINEZ (ARGENTINA)
32.                JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ JR. (MEXICO)
 
* RECONQUERED                                                                                                  
 
 WBC TOP 10
RAY LEONARD
BERNARD HOPKINS
THOMAS HEARNS
CARLOS MONZON
JOEY GIARDELLO
DICK TIGER
GERALD McCLELLAN
NINO BENVENUTI
EMILE GRIFFITH
RODRIGO VALDEZ
 
 
GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE MIDDLEWEIGHT DIVISION IN THE HISTORY OF THE WBC
 
25 WORLD CHAMPIONS RECOGNIZED BY THE WBC OF WHICH 7 HAVE REGAINED THEIR TITLE:
 
DICK TIGER (NIGERIA)                                     TWICE
EMILE GRIFFITH (VIRG. IS.)                             TWICE
NINO BENVENUTI (ITALY)                              TWICE
CARLOS MONZON (ARGENTINA)                TWICE
RODRIGO VALDEZ (COLOMBIA)                  TWICE
JULIAN JACKSON (VIRG. IS.)                          TWICE
KEITH HOLMES (US)                                         TWICE
108 WORLD TITLE BOUTS HAVE BEEN HELD IN THE HISTORY OF THE WBC
 
65 TITLE FIGHTS OF WHICH HAVE TAKEN PLACE IN UNITED STATES IN THE WBC HISTORY
WORLD MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE BOUTS BY COUNTRY IN WBC HISTORY
 
USA                                   65
ITALY                              8
MONACO                        6
FRANCE                          6
MEXICO                          3
GERMANY                      5
ENGLAND                       3
ARGENTINA                   3
COLOMBIA                    2
YUGOSLAVIA                 1
SPAIN                               1
PUERTO RICO               1
NIGERIA                          1
DENMARK                      1
CANADA                          1
                        TOTAL                  108
 
 
WBC TITLE FIGHTS IN NEW JERSEY STATE IN THE WBC HISTORY
 
64 WBC BOUTS HAVE BEEN HELD IN THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY IN THE HISTORY
OF THE WBC
 
THIS WILL BE THE 9th TITLE FIGHT IN MIDDLEWEIGHT DIVISION IN NEW JERSERY STATE OF THE WBC HISTORY
 
24/02/1989       ROBERTO DURAN – IRAN BARKLEY                                     DEC 12                  ATLANTIC CITY    
13/12/2003       BERNARD HOPKINS – WILLIAM JOPPY                              DEC 12                  ATLANTIC CITY
29/09/2007       KELLY PAVLIK – JERMAIN TAYLOR                                     TKO 7                   ATLANTIC CITY
07/06/2008       KELLY PAVLIK – GARY LOCKETT                                          TKO 3                   ATLANTIC CITY
18/10/2008       MARCO A. RUBIO – ENRIQUE ORNELAS (ELIM)                DEC 12                  ATLANTIC CITY
05/12/2009       PAUL WILLIAMS – SERGIO MARTINEZ                                MD 12                   ATLANTIC CITY    
17/04/2010       SERGIO MARTINEZ – KELLY PAVLIK                                    UD 12                    ATLANTIC CITY    
20/11/2010       SERGIO MARTINEZ – PAUL WILLIAMS                                KO 2                      ATLANTIC CITY
 
14 TITLE FIGHT IN THE LT. HEAVYWEIGHT DIVISION HAVE BEEN HELD IN NEW JERSEY STATE IN THE WBC HISTORY.
 
 
BREAKDOWN BY DIVISION:
 
 
LT. HEAVY                           14
WELTER                               9
HEAVY                                  8
MIDDLE                               8
SUPERLIGHT                       6
CRUISER                               4
SUPERBANTAM                  4
LIGHT                                           3
SUPERWELTER                   2
FEATHER                              3
SUPERFEATHER                 1
SUPERFLY                            1
 
TOTAL BOUTS        64

 

 

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