THREATS RECEIVED BY SERGIO MARTINEZ
Press Release: Threats and an incident of vandalism over the weekend at the Oxnard-based training camp of world middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (49-2-2, 28 KOs), of Argentina, has forced the cancellation of Martinez's media day workout, scheduled for tomorrow (August 28th) in Ventura, Calif. Martínez is deep in training for his upcoming DEFENSE against undefeated Julio Cesar Chavez (46-0-1, 32 KOs), of México WHO HOLDS THE WBC'S MIDDLEWEIGHT BELT.
"This past weekend Sergio received threats from an unknown source and the car in front of his home was vandalized," said Lou DiBella, Martínez's promoter. "Unfortunately, until we have a security team in place, we are going to have to suspend any and all public and media appearances for Sergio, including the upcoming media day scheduled for tomorrow in Oxnard. We apologize for the inconvenience to the media and fans that have planned on attending tomorrow’s event.”