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Sergio Martínez, Following Knockout, Looks to Become the Best in the World
Sergio Martínez knocked out Sergiy Dzinziruk in the 8th Round. The stepping-stone victory now positions him to compete to be the best pound for pound fighter in the world. "I'm obsessed with it."
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Sergio Martinez Knockout 9

Sergio Martínez was victorious on Saturday night against Sergiy Dzinziruk. Now, the fighter whom many consider No. 3 in the unofficial title for best pound for pound fighter in the world, wants to be No. 1.

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Sergio Martinez Knockout 6

Sergio Martínez, left, connects in his fight with Sergiy Dzinziruk, of Germany, in the eighth round of their WBC middleweight title boxing match in Mashantucket, Conn., Saturday, March 12, 2011. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

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Sergio Martinez Knockout 4

Sergio Martínez takes a shot from Sergiy Dzinziruk, right, of Germany, in the seventh round of their boxing match for the WBC middleweight title in Mashantucket, Conn., Saturday, March 12, 2011. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

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Sergio Martinez Knockout 3

Sergio Martínez, left, and Sergiy Dzinziruk, of Germany, exchange blows in the sixth round of their WBC middleweight title boxing match in Mashantucket, Conn., Saturday, March 12, 2011. Martinez won in the eighth round on a TKO. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

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Sergio Martinez Knockout 2

Sergio Martínez, left, lands a punch on Sergiy Dzinziruk, of Germany, in the sixth round of their WBC middleweight title boxing match in Mashantucket, Conn., Saturday, March 12, 2011. Martínez won in the eighth round on a TKO. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

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Sergio Martinez Knockout 1

Sergio Martínez, right, knocked down Sergiy Dzinziruk, left, of Germany, in the eighth round of their WBC middleweight title boxing match in Mashantucket, Conn., on March 13, 2011. The referee declared Martínez the winner of the match by TKO.

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Sergio Martinez Knockout 5

The referee sends Sergio Martínez, right, to a neutral corner after he knocked down Sergiy Dzinziruk, left, of Germany, in the eighth round of their WBC middleweight title boxing match in Mashantucket, Conn., early Sunday, March 13, 2011. Martínez won in the eight round on a TKO. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

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Sergio Martinez Knockout 8

Sergio Martínez, right, reaches out to Sergiy Dzinziruk, left, of Germany, after he beat Dzinziruk on a TKO in the eighth round of their WBC middleweight title boxing match in Mashantucket, Conn., early Sunday morning, March 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

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Sergio Martinez Knockout 7

Sergio Martínez, center, poses with the title belt after beating Sergiy Dzinziruk, of Germany, on a TKO in the eighth round of their WBC middleweight title boxing match in Mashantucket, Conn., early Sunday morning, March 13, 2011. Martínez is now "obsessed" with becoming the best pound for pound fighter in the world. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

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Sergio Martínez, Following Knockout, Looks to Become the Best in the World

Sergio Martínez knocked out Sergiy Dzinziruk in the 8th Round. The stepping-stone victory now positions him to compete to be the best pound for pound fighter in the world. "I'm obsessed with it."

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