Sergio Martinez Net Worth
Sergio Martínez is an Argentine professional boxer, who has a net worth of $5 million. Sergio Martínez has earned his net worth as the current The Ring Middleweight Champion. Sergio was born on February 21, 1975 in Avellaneda, Buenos Aires, Argentina; he is a former WBC & WBO Middleweight Champion who is also the winner of the WBC diamond belt. His father Alberto Martinez was a construction worker and metal worker, Sergio originally joined this trade along with his brothers. Before his boxing career Sergio was an avid cyclist and football player. In 1995 his uncle Ruben Paniagua begin training Sergio as a boxer, where he started as an amateur and compiled a record of 39-2 (39 wins to 2 losses), in which the losses came by way of majority decision and knockout. He started his professional career at the young age of 22 Ituzaingo on December 27, 1997. He was previously part of the Light Middleweight division and he held the WBC light weight title, as well as the WBC Latino title. He also held the WBO Latino title for the welterweight division. He held his final fight in Argentina in February 2002 with his win over Francisco Mora, Martinez decided to relocate to Spain. According to The Ring, Sports Illustrated, ESPN and Yahoo Sports Martinez is named the current number three pound for pound best boxer in the world. He also earned the "Fighter of the Year" from The Ring, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, and Yahoo Sports. In addition he earned The Ring and BWAA "Fighter of the Year" and The Ring "Knockout of the Year" awards, in 2010.