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Sergio Martinez has dwindling options

Originally Published: March 16, 2011
By Brian Campbell | ESPN Mobile

Middleweight world champion Sergio Martinez has made the leap from unknown to superstar over the past two years faster than the alarming speed of his rocket launcher left hook.

But after Saturday's impressive eighth-round TKO victory over unbeaten 154-pound champion Sergiy Dzinziruk, Martinez likely will move into a new classification altogether: avoided.

Martinez (47-2-2, 26 KOs) looked fantastic against an opponent with a defensive style designed to discourage ...

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