Martinez: 'Chavez will suffer a lot'
Trash-talking, KO-predicting lineal champ taking Saturday's fight personally
LAS VEGAS -- Lineal middleweight champion Sergio Martinez typically smiles broadly and is in a jovial mood before fights. He has always been respectful toward his opponents, and nary a negative word leaves his mouth.
So it was a stark contrast to see his display at the final news conference for his fight against titleholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on Wednesday at the Wynn Las Vegas: Martinez, with his traditional dark glasses, stood at the podium and gave Chavez a tongue-lashing.
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