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Champ targets violence against women

Updated: April 20, 2010, 9:32 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Moved by the tragedy in Venezuela, where former two-division titleholder Edwin Valero was arrested in the stabbing death of his wife Sunday and then committed suicide in his jail cell Monday, newly crowned middleweight champion Sergio Martinez wants to do something about violence against women.

Martinez, who claimed the middleweight title by outpointing Kelly Pavlik for the upset Saturday night in Atlantic City, N.J., said Tuesday that he will begin a campaign within the boxing community ...

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