Sergio Martinez's Blueprint for Taking Down Martin Murray

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Sergio Martinez's Blueprint for Taking Down Martin Murray
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Maravilla is once again on top but can he stay there?

Sergio Martinez erased all doubts about who the best middleweight in the world was last September when he dominated Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in lopsided fashion.

For the 38-year-old Argentine, the work came all too easy for 11.5 rounds before a punch out of the blue deposited him on the mat and almost ended his night.

But a win is a win, and Martinez now moves to the task of once again defending his crown against an undefeated but little known fighter outside of Europe, Martin Murray.

Murray (25-0-1, 11 KO) is known as a boxer and not much of a puncher, but he has a tricky style that can be difficult to solve. And Martinez has struggled in the past with European-style fighters.

It will be tougher work than many probably expect, but here is Martinez's blueprint for taking down Murray.

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