Warrington Holds Off Martinez In Leeds – This past Saturday night in Leeds saw WBC international featherweight champion Josh Warrington go to 25-0 as he won a narrow majority decision victory over Spain’s Kiko Martinez. One judge called the fight a 114-114 draw and Martinez was visibly dejected after hearing the final decision announced. For Martinez, a former world champion at super bantamweight, this may have been his last hurrah as far as big fights are concerned, while Warrington will be looking for bigger fights and bigger money in short order.
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Warrington Holds Off Martinez In Leeds
Below are the results for the main event fights from Leeds. The full night of fights was promoted by Frank Warren and his Queensberry Promotions and featured 12 fights in all.
Saturday, May 13th, 2017 – First Direct Arena, Leeds, England
126 LBS 12 RDS: Josh Warrington def Kiko Martinez via MD (116-112,1116-112,114-114)
122 LBS 12 RDS: Thomas Patrick Ward def James Dickens via TD after 9 RDS (87-85,88-84,87-85)
140 LBS 12 RDS: Josh Leather def Philip Sutcliffe Jr via TKO in RD 6 @1:44.
112 LBS 4×2 RDS: Nicola Adams def Maryan Salazar via KO in RD 3 @0:35.
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