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Garcia to challenge Martinez Nov. 9

Updated: September 17, 2013, 4:53 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Former featherweight titlist Miguel Angel "Mikey" Garcia, installed as a junior lightweight mandatory challenger, will go for his second world title when he meets titleholder Roman "Rocky" Martinez on Nov. 9, promoter Top Rank announced on Tuesday.

Although Garcia and Top Rank are still ironing out the financial details, Garcia is due to meet Martinez at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas, in the main event of a "Boxing After Dark" tripleheader on HBO. A news conference, ...

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