Josh Warrington gets the opportunity to turn into a double cross best on the planet when he battles Kiko Martinez briefly time in Leeds this evening.
The old neighborhood legend features an astonishing card at the First Direct Arena in Leeds, with Ebanie Bridges additionally engaged with a world title battle against Maria Cecilia Roman.
Warrington was the victor when he last met Martinez in the ring in 2017 as he won on focuses after the battle took care of business.
A success for the Leeds Warrior on Saturday would see him become a double cross best on the planet as his Spanish adversary asserted the IBF Featherweight title back in November.
Martinez versus Warrington 2
Previous IBF world featherweight champion Josh Warrington (30-1-1) plans to retake his crown against reigning champ and Spanish veteran, Kiko Martinez (43-10-2). The two met back in 2017, with ‘The Leeds Warrior’ winning through larger part choice.
Barry Holbrook: IBF featherweight champion Kiko Martinez and Josh Warrington will meet this evening in their rematch on DAZN in Leeds, England. The battle card starts at 3:00 p.m. ET and will be LIVE on DAZN.
Five years prior, Warrington (30-1-1, 7 KOs) beat Kiko (43-10-2, 30 KOs) by a sketchy 12 round greater part choice in May 2017 in Leeds.
That triumph was seen by many boxing fans as an old neighborhood segment by the Leeds local Warrington. Boxing News 24 will be giving live updates and results underneath of this evening’s activity on the Martinez versus Warrington 2 battle.
Ebanie Bridges (8-1, 3 KOs) crushed IBF World female bantamweight champion Maria Cecilia Roman (16-6-1) by a 10 round consistent choice. The scores were 97-93, 97-93, and 100-91.
Maxi Hughes (25-5-2, 5 KOs0 effectively safeguarded his IBO lightweight title with an uneven 12 round consistent choice success over Ryan Walsh (27-4-2, 12 KOs). The 35-year-old Walsh was cut on his brow in the eighth and over his left eye. The scores were 120-108, 119-109, and 118-110.
Undefeated light-welterweight prospect Dalton Smith (10-0, 8 KOs) impacted out Ray Moylette (12-2, 5 KOs) by a tenth round knockout to win the empty WBC International silver 140-lb title. Smith thumped Moylette down two times in the 10th round. After the subsequent knockdown, Moylette’s corner tapped out. The hour of the stoppage was at the 0:49 imprint.
Female featherweight prospect Skye Nicholson (2-0) put on a masterclass execution in overcoming Bec Connolly (3-12) by a six-round focuses choice. The score was 60-54. The 26-year-old Australian Skye showed magnificent development to land, and try not to get countered by the more slow Connolly.