Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Ryan Martin Promises To Be More Aggressive With Josh Taylor

By Steve Kim

As Ryan 'Blue Chip' Martin takes on Josh Taylor in the quarterfinals of the World Boxing Super Series in Glasgow, Scotland this Saturday, he understand that being on enemy turf, the last thing he can be is passive if he has any hope off pulling off the upset.

"This fight I think I'm a little more aggressive than normal but under control, using my speed, being more intelligent this fight," said Martin, who did view Taylor's last bout versus Viktor Postol with interest.

"It was a good fight [he had with Postol], it was a very good fight, I thought it was a very close fight. Josh showed a lot of heart, Viktor did, too and I took a lot from that fight and I'm going to use the mistakes I saw in that fight to my advantage."

taylor-martin (1)

This will be Martin's third bout at 140 and he believes he has become a much more effective fighter without having to strain to make the lightweight level as he had in the past.

"I feel very comfortable, actually, having that extra five pounds," said Martin (22-0, 12 KO's) on Wednesday, while in Scotland, "knowing that I don't have to lose it, I feel a lot better. I can eat a little more during fight week."

The talented Taylor (13-0, 11 KO's) is considered the favorite in this 140-pound scrum but Martin remains undaunted.

He stated with confidence - "Hopefully it doesn't go 12 rounds but I'm prepared to go 12 rounds. Like I said, I'm going to be a little bit more aggressive than normal but very under control and we're going to see the best Ryan anybody has seen come Saturday night."

Steve Kim is the news editor for BoxingScene.com.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Adamsc151 on 11-01-2018

[QUOTE=jikeccfc;19239773]Britain worst place in world now to get a result ryan needs a knock out Britain the new Germany for swindled score cards[/QUOTE] Really? I can see your point with Burns' win over Relikh, but that's about it. That was…

Comment by jikeccfc on 11-01-2018

Britain worst place in world now to get a result ryan needs a knock out Britain the new Germany for swindled score cards

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (2)
Top Headlines Josh Kelly: Usyk Not Ready For Joshua, Can He Take The Power? Seniesa Estrada Wins Big; Tom Schwarz and Krasniqi Win Too Jarrell Miller Blasts Out Bogdan Dinu in Four Rounds Jarrell Miller vs. Bogdan Dinu - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Claressa Shields Dominates Hannah Rankin, Wins Decision Claressa Shields vs. Hannah Rankin - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Brandon Rios Breaks Down, Stops Ramon Alvarez in Ninth Brandon Rios vs. Ramon Alvarez - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Gabe Rosado, Luis Arias Fight To a Twelve Round Split Draw Gabe Rosado vs. Luis Arias - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Miller-Dinu Undercard Results From Mulvane, Kansas Kerman Lejarraga Knocks Frankie Gavin Out in Fourth Round Harley Benn Gets Win, Moves To 5-0 In Brentwood Michael Dutchover Takes Out Ruben Tamayo in Three Rounds Liam Taylor Beats Tyrone Nurse, Moves Closer To British Title Cornflake Beats Arnaoutis, Driven To Be 'World-Class-Level Fighter' Luis Coria Faces Stiff Test in Thomas Valdez in Arizona Jarrell Miller: Deontay Wilder Might Knock Tyson Fury's Head Off! Spence, Crawford Trade Heated Words - Agree on $1 Million Bet Chordale Booker Ready To Show He's 'The Gift' in North Carolina Kerman Lejarraga Will Become a Huge Attraction, Says DiBella Promoter: Dinu's A Top-10 Heavyweight; Toughest Fight For Miller Omar Figueroa Craves Errol Spence Rematch in The Future Jarrell Miller: I'll Impose Will On Dinu & Get Him Out Of There Photos: Maurice Hooker Breaks Down, Stops Alex Saucedo Lennox Lewis: Wilder-Fury Will NOT Look Like Klitschko-Fury Daily Bread Mailbag: Spence-Garcia, Mayweather, Usyk, More Photos: Kavaliauskas in Line For Crawford After Arriaza KO Win Frank Warren Discusses a Big December For British Boxing Chael Sonnen Cautions of Mayweather-Nasukawa Double Cross Arum: We're Going To Look Very Closely at Crawford-Kavaliauskas Whyte Warns: Joshua Will Get a "Whooping" When Time Comes Kavaliauskas: I'm Ready To Fight Terence Crawford Next! Terence Crawford, Errol Spence Meet Face To Face in Oklahoma Maurice Hooker Gets Off The Floor To Batter, Stop Alex Saucedo Maurice Hooker vs. Alex Saucedo - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Jaron Ennis Blasts Out Ray Serrano in Two Rounds Kavaliauskas Knocks Out Arriaza In Third; Wants Crawford Next Sam Teah Hurts Kenneth Sims, Decisions Him Over Eight Andrew Moloney vs. Cris Paulino on December 14 in Perth
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement