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Sergio Martinez will continue to fight

Updated: July 19, 2014, 9:06 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Former middleweight world champion Sergio Martinez, who has been relaxing in Spain, has made his decision: He will fight on.

Martinez has spent the past few weeks contemplating retirement after Miguel Cotto knocked him down four times -- including three times in the first round -- and stopped him in the 10th round to take the 160-pound championship on June 7 at Madison Square Garden in New York.

But on Saturday, the 39-year-old Martinez (51-3-2, 28 KOs), of Argentina, announced ...

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