Kiko Martinez vs. Josh Warrington 2 Result
First Direct Arena in Leeds, England – 26 March 2022
12 x 3 mins IBF Featherweight World Title
JOSH WARRINGTON W TKO 7 KIKO MARTINEZ
(Alicante, Spain) (Leeds, England)
Fight Notes: In round 1, Martinez was down and badly cut. Martinez was warned for hitting Warrington after the bell.
Round 2 saw a relentless Warrington continue from where he left off but was warned by the referee for illegal use of the head.
Round 3 saw Martinez coming forward with Warrington calm and calculated. The cut was bothering Martinez’s vision.
Round 4 and it is now more competitive between the two combatants. Martinez is now cut over both eyes.
Round 5 is more even with both landing. Martinez’s face is now a mess.
Round 6 and it’s Martinez on the front foot but is walking onto shots. There is concern from the Martinez corner.
Round 7 and after a good spell from Martinez, Warrington put it on Martinez and did not stop until the referee jumped in to save Martinez from further punishment. Time of the stoppage was 2:12 of the 7th round.
With the win, Warrington regains the IBF world featherweight championship.
10 x 2 mins IBF Bantamweight World Title
EBANIE BRIDGES W PTS UD 10 MARIA CECILIA ROMAN
(San Juan, Argentina) (New South Wales, Australia)
12 x 3 mins IBO Lightweight World Title
MAXI HUGHES W PTS UD 12 RYAN WALSH
(Rossington, England) (Cromer, England)
Fight Notes: Hughes (25-5-2, 5 KOs) was dominant throughout the majority of the fight, and while Walsh (27-4-2, 12 KOs) refused to give in and gave absolutely everything, there was only one winner at the conclusion of the fight.
After 12 rounds of action, the judges scored the fight 120-108, 119-109 and 118-110, with Hughes coming out on top and keeping hold of his belt.
10 x 3 mins vacant WBC International Silver Super-Lightweight Title
DALTON SMITH W TKO 10 RAY MOYLETTE
(Sheffield, England) (Islandeady, Ireland)
Fight Notes: Throughout the course of the fight, Smith landed low blows and was deducted two points by the referee. Time of the stoppage via corner retirement was 0:49 of round 10. With the win, Smith became the WBC International Silver Super-Lightweight champion.
6 x 2 mins International Featherweight contest
SKYE NICOLSON W PTS 6 BEC CONNOLLY
(Queensland, Australia) (Swindon, England)
Fight Notes: Referees scorecard was 60-54 for a Nicholson points victory.
6 x 3 mins International Lightweight contest
CORY O’REGAN W PTS 6 JAKUB LASKOWSKI
(Heckmondwike, England) (Siemianowice, Poland)
Fight Notes: Referees scorecard was 60-54 for a O’Regan points victory.
4 x 3 mins Light-Heavyweight contest
MALI WRIGHT W PTS 4 LUIS PALMER
(Leeds, England) (Huddersfield, England)
Fight Notes: Referees score was 39-38 for a Wright points victory.
6 x 3 mins International Super-Lightweight contest
CALUM FRENCH W TKO 3 ANGELO TURCO
(Gateshead, England) (Quaregnon, Belgium)
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