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Pulev-Wach Purse Bid Set; Ceylan Has Kiko Martinez Mandatory

EU super middleweight champ Mariano Hilario is currently in Nykoping (Sweden) to spar with IBF # 3 light heavyweight Erik Skoglund. Hilario, based on the Spanish Canary Islands trains for a defence on...Read More

Kiko Martinez Back on 7/23; Doberstein-Krasniqi on 7/15; More

Former IBF super bantamweight world champion Kiko Martinez (35-7) headlines a show in Benidorm (Spain) on July 23. This is Martinez's first fight since getting knocked out earlier this year by WBA fea...Read More

CompuBox: Santa Cruz-Martinez - Over 1K Punches in 5 Rounds

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz defended his WBA Featherweight World Championship in convincing fashion on Saturday night, knocking down Kiko “Sensación” Martinez twice in the first ro...Read More

Photos: Leo Santa Cruz Takes Out a Game Kiko Martinez

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Leo "El Terremoto" Santa Cruz defended his WBA Featherweight World Championship in convincing fashion on Saturday night, knocking down Kiko "Sensación" Martinez twice in the first ro...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz: I'll Fight Carl Frampton Whenever He is Ready!

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz defended his WBA Featherweight World Championship in convincing fashion on Saturday night, knocking down Kiko “Sensación” Martinez twice in the first ro...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz Batters Game Kiko Martinez In Five Rounds

Leo Santa Cruz picked up the first defense of his featherweight title, stopping a game Kiko Martinez in five rounds Saturday evening at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. ...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz-Kiko Martinez: CompuBox Historical Review

Leo Santa Cruz not only throws--he lands. He has a +14.7 plus/minus rating, #3 among all champ. caliber fighters. He's in the top 5 in offensive punching categories, while opponents land just 24.3% of...Read More

Photos: Leo Santa Cruz-Kiko Martinez, Ceja-Ruiz on Point

LOS ANGELES - The weights are in, as former world champion Kiko "Sensacion" Martinez (35-6-0, 26 KOs) will challenge undefeated WBA Featherweight World Champion Leo Santa Cruz (31-0-1, 17 KOs) on Satu...Read More

Santa Cruz Admits Pressure To Match Frampton/Quigg With KO

Unbeaten Leo Santa Cruz is looking for a "spectacular" display in his World Boxing Association featherweight title defence against Kiko Martinez on Saturday that could put him in line for a title unif...Read More

Photos: Santa Cruz vs. Martinez, Ceja vs. Ruiz Final Presser

ANAHEIM, CALIF. – Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz and Kiko “Sensacion” Martinez went face-to-face Thursday at the final press conference before their featherweight world title showdown on Saturday, Feb....Read More

The Other Junior Featherweights

The Other Junior Featherweights

By Cliff Rold - Hardcore fight fans in the States have one destination this weekend. Sho Extreme, 5:30 PM EST. In a year full of stay busy time sucks so far, this is a main event worthy of every...Read More

Photos: Kiko Martinez, Julio Ceja, Gerald Washington Workouts

LOS ANGELES - Former world champion Kiko "Sensacion" Martinez (35-6-0, 26 KOs) participated in a media workout Wednesday at the City of Angels Boxing Club in Los Angeles as he prepares to face undefea...Read More

Kiko Martinez To Have Robert Garcia in Corner, Sarmiento Out

Kiko Martínez will enter Saturday's WBA featherweight world title fight against Leo Santa Cruz without the aid of his usual trainer Gabriel Sarmiento. The pair, who had based the majority of their tr...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz Has Goal of Winning Belts Until 140-Pounds

Leo Santa Cruz Has Goal of Winning Belts Until 140-Pounds

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - As long as we’re here, let's go ahead and blame it on Manny Pacquiao. Though, unlike other stories these days in which the Filipino politician plays the protagonist, this one ...Read More

Kiko Martinez: Santa Cruz is Dangerous, But I Know I Can Win

Kiko Martinez is well aware of the public perception that he's in way over his head for this weekend’s challenge versus featherweight titlist Leo Santa Cruz. It’s not the first time he’s heard such cl...Read More

Photos: Leo Santa Cruz Putting in Work For Kiko Martinez

ANAHEIM, CALIF. - Undefeated featherweight world champion Leo "El Terremoto" Santa Cruz held an open media workout Thursday at Who's Next Boxing Academy in La Puente, Calif., as he prepares for hi...Read More

Kiko Martinez Promises Shocker With Leo Santa Cruz Upset

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Spain's Kiko "Sensación" Martinez is a soft-spoken, hard-hitting former IBF Super Bantamweight World Champion and a three-time European champion at 122 pounds. He's a come-forward, c...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz: At 126 For Now, But I'll Go To 130 To Win a Belt

Leo "Terremoto" Santa Cruz has already accumulated a prestigious personal collection of three world titles in three different divisions. After winning gold at bantamweight, super bantamweight and feat...Read More

Kiko Martinez: Carl Frampton Hits Harder Than Scott Quigg

Few people are better placed to give an opinion on the forthcoming blockbuster clash between Carl Frampton and Scott Quigg than a man who has shared the ring with both fighters. Kiko Martinez was s...Read More

Video: Keith Thurman Gives Shawn Porter The "Crazy Eyes"

NEW YORK - WBA Welterweight World Champion Keith "One Time" Thurman will defend his title against former champ "Showtime" Shawn Porter in a blockbuster matchup of two of the world's best 147-pound fi...Read More