Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 8/30/14
ProBoxing-Fans.com Fantasy Promotions is proud to present a contender for Middleweight Battle of the Ages:  Carlos Monzon vs. Sergio Martinez. The two Argentinean middleweight champs meet in the prize ring to settle once and for all which one stands atop the mountain of their country's championship lineage. The Battlers Carlos Monzon (87-3-9, 59 KOs) is on most  list of all-time top 10 middleweights (I have him in ninth place).  In addition to winning 31 fights in a row, 24 by KO or TKO from 1969 to his retirement eight years later, Monzon won the middleweight crown by 12th-round TKO of Nino Benvenuti in 1970's Fight of the Year. He reigned for seven years, undefeated over 14 title defenses, including a second win over Benvenuti in 1971, and defeats of former welterweight and middleweight champ Emile Griffith in 1971 and 1973.  He shared with Muhammad Ali the honor of being 1972's Fighter of the Year. Monzon died at age 52 in 1995 as the result of a car accident.  But wha...
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