Originally written on The Daily Sports Herald  |  Last updated 9/4/14
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With just a little more than two weeks to go before his September 15 title fight with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., middleweight champion and pound-for-pound superstar Sergio Martinez (49-2-2, 28 KOs) has been experiencing his share of distractions. Threats and an incident of vandalism over the weekend at the Oxnard-based training camp of the two-division world champion has forced the cancellation of Martinez's Media Day Workout, set for Tuesday, August 28 in Ventura, California.  Martínez is deep in training for his upcoming bout with undefeated World Boxing Council (WBC) middleweight champion Chavez Jr.  (46-0-1, 32 KOs). "This past weekend Sergio received threats from an unknown source and the car in front of his home was vandalized," said Lou DiBella, Martínez's promoter.  "Unfortunately,  until we have a security team in place, we are going to have to suspend any and all public and media appearances for Sergio, including the upcoming media day scheduled...
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