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Sarmiento switch for Sergio Martinez

Updated: March 10, 2011, 2:55 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Middleweight champion Sergio Martinez will be without trainer Gabriel Sarmiento in his corner when he defends the title against junior middleweight titlist Sergiy Dzinziruk.

The news was disclosed at Thursday's final news conference ahead of the fight Saturday (HBO, 10:30 p.m. ET) at MGM Grand Arena at the Foxwoods resort in Mashantucket, Conn.

"Gabriel won't be in the corner because of some personal issues," promoter Lou DiBella said, although he would not say what the particular ...

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