Sergio Martinez is set to go under the knife next week to
rectify a minor tear sustained in his knee tissue during his WBC
middleweight title victory over Julio Cesar Chavez Jnr on Saturday
The Argentine southpaw defeated Chavez on points over 12 rounds
but also injured his left hand in the fight and is now wearing a
"He has some kind of tear in his knee," promoter Lou DiBella
told ESPN. "It's not severe or an immense injury, thankfully.
"The hand is broken. His left hand is in a soft cast. It's a
hairline fracture. There is also a bad bruise as well as the
hairline fracture. That shouldn't be a big problem. The hand turned
out to be better than we thought it was."
After the fight at the weekend, Chavez failed a drugs test for