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Sergio Martinez escapes with title

Updated: September 16, 2012, 11:28 AM ET
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LAS VEGAS -- For 11 rounds, Sergio Martinez did everything he wanted, including giving Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. the beating he promised.

Then came a wild 12th round that will be talked about in boxing for a long time to come.

Bleeding from the nose and his face bruised from the hands of Martinez, Chavez somehow found a way to land a left hook and then another that put Martinez on the canvas before a frenzied capacity crowd at the UNLV campus arena. Martinez would go down one ...

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