Sergio Martinez undergoes surgery

Updated: November 14, 2012, 9:20 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Middleweight champion Sergio Martinez, who has not fought in his native Argentina since 2002 when he was an unknown, is making plans to defend the world title in a homecoming fight on April 27 before a possible rematch with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. next fall.

"The most important thing he wants to do is fight for his people in his country," Sampson Lewkowicz, Martinez's adviser, told ESPN on Monday. "We need to comply with that wish. He deserves to fight at home in front of his own people. ...

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