Saturday at 8:00 pm, Kiko Martinez (43-10-2, 30 KOs) will defend his featherweight title in the FIFA match Josh Warrington (30-1-1, 20 KOs), an ancient acquaintance of Spanish. They both faced each other in the ring in 2017, and the nicknamed “Leeds Warrior” (who fought home) defeated Martinez by majority decision.
Warrington’s victory in Leeds was accompanied by a lot of controversy, as the Spaniard overtook him in the ring.
This is the second time that both fighters will face each other, and will also fight on English soil, at First Direct Arena (Leeds).
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Although Martinez is the current champion, a rematch is his. Championship title after winning in Sheffield (also in the UK) Kid Galahad In six rounds.
Warrington, who gave up the title in his day, is jumping once again to the top level once, bypassing several Mexican contenders who shouldn’t be too happy with that title.
The boxer from Elche (born in Granada) is five years older than Warrington, and their squad as professionals is also five years. Both are orthodox in style. Martinez will have a hard time facing one of the featherweight’s most talented competitors.
Kiko Martinez, nicknamed “The Sensation,” is quite confident in his chances of winning. He considers Warrington a great boxer who moves well and has skill, but does not hit the opponent very hard. Thus, the Spaniard arrives full and eager to exact his revenge on the ring.
Kiko has had a long career as a professional and an amateur who fought a lot as well. A total of 40 fights without knowing defeat and in 38 of those fights he defeated his rivals. On his way to professionalism, he defeated his first 11 opponents before the fifth round, which is the reason why he earned the nickname “The Sensation”.
Any boxing fan knows that when a fighter is fighting at home, the opponent must dominate the fight so as not to leave any doubt of his victory. in the event of a split decision; Fighting at home usually gives a comparative advantage. Something very unfair.
It will definitely be a beautiful fight that will bring good bags for both participants.
Five years later, Kiko Martinez has his revenge. Saturdays at 8:00 pm, all with Kiko Martínez on DAZN.
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