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Martinez stops Dzinziruk in eighth round

Updated: March 23, 2011, 3:00 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. -- Promoter Lou DiBella, who promotes middleweight champion Sergio Martinez, was, as usual, a nervous wreck before Martinez stepped into the ring to face junior middleweight titlist Sergiy Dzinziruk.

DiBella never liked the fight when it was made, one essentially forced on Martinez by HBO. DiBella was concerned with Dzinziruk's tremendous jab, his defense and his durability.

Martinez, however, never whined once about his opponent. If Dzinziruk was whom HBO ...

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