The man from Alicante beat Gil four times in four rounds and is the new European featherweight champion
After winning their tenth major championship, ‘La Sensacione’ sought “an opportunity against Wood” for the World Championships.
Kiko Martinez has starred in the umpteenth exhibition so she can grow One of the best Spanish boxers Thanks to his victory by technical KO in London against England’s Jordan Gill, only Xavi Castilejo made history with permission to declare himself the new featherweight champion of Europe.
At Wembley Arena, the man from Alicante came out with a knife between his teeth and He sent his opponent to the canvas four times between the second and fourth rounds Until referee Giuseppe Quartarone decided for the match due to the apparent inferiority of ‘The Thrill’.
with an unbeatable corner With Gabi Sarmiento and with the legendary Ricardo Sanchez Atocha, Kiko Martínez took the first round as a list to check Gil’s weak points. And between that three-minute workout and the help of his coaches, he noticed them immediately.
In the second he held an already powerful authority that still shook the continental champion, which came with 27 wins (eight before the boundary), one loss by KO and one nil. Meanwhile, Torellano had one, with an amazing backdrop of 42 wins (30 by KO), 11 losses and two draws, and five European and four world titles.
The third attack had already allowed us to clearly see what would happen minutes later. first with a great straight right and then ‘upper’, Kiko Martinez forced the referee to count his opponent twice,
In the fourth, history was repeated with a new authority that he knew how to hide until he brought it out at the crucial moment. The fourth was already the final. With a bloody face, the referee stopped the fight Even if Jordan Gill rose again.
Although Spanish fans dream of a third fight against non-playing British Josh Warrington, ‘La Sensacione’ asks for a microphone in hand “an opportunity against Leigh Wood”Current WBA World Champion.
“Others drink and lose, win and drink, but I never drinkI just take care of myself and I keep training Monday through Sunday”, he explained of his ability to overcome. So much so that promoter Eddie Hearn defined him as “the Spanish Benjamin Button”.
Be that as it may, The reality is that Keiko Martinez made history again In an insurmountable career in which he knows how to rise after defeat, especially after the last in which he was shamefully robbed after receiving several headers from Josh Warrington before the referee’s approval.