The Quilmeño, who on March 5 will face the Finn Koivula in Torrelavega, also exploits his acting face: he will star in a show via streaming on November 14.
“If I get stuck, I’ll die,” Sergio Maravilla Martínez told Clarín in May, when he was preparing to return to the ring after six years and was also learning to play the piano. The return is already behind him and the Quilmeño is now getting ready for his second fight in this new stage. But he is also rehearsing for a comedy show that he will do next month.
The former super welterweight and middleweight world champion of the World Boxing Council will hold a streaming show on Saturday, November 14 at 10 p.m. in which he plans to review some of the happiest, most shocking and also saddest moments of his career, rebuilt In the key of comedy (a genre in which he has already exhibited his gifts in recent years, but also covered with a motivational message.
“Comfort is the most dangerous area of all because it gives you small certainties, but it takes away the biggest dreams,” said the Quilmeño regarding that look that he will try to convey in his new show. “We are screwed in this quarantine. They all fell, some more and some less, but you have to keep fighting. We must not lose hope or a sense of humor ”, he added.
Meanwhile, Martínez, 45, is training for the fight that he will star on December 5 at the Severino Prieto bowling alley in Torrelavega. His rival will be the Finn Jussi Koivula, 36, a natural welterweight who has a modest record of 24 wins (9 before the limit), 7 losses and 1 draw, and who was defeated 6 of the 7 times he appeared outside of his country.
Wonderful, who boasts a record of service with 52 wins (29 on the fast track), 3 setbacks and 2 draws, returned to the rings on August 21, when he beat Spanish José Miguel Fandiño by knockout in the seventh round in Torrelavega. After that victory, the World Boxing Association ranked him sixth in the middle ranking and in September it ranked him fifth.
“I came back to stay. Until I am world champion again, I will not stop, “said the Argentine, who points to a duel with the Japanese Ryota Murata, regular champion of the 160 pounds of the WBA, who also recognizes the Mexican Saúl Canelo Álvarez as super champion of the division and as interim champion to English Chris Eubank Jr.