JOSE “CHIQUIRO” MARTINEZ STOPS JESUS MARTINEZ TO WIN NABO SUPER FLYWEIGHT TITLE IN MAIN EVENT OF GOLDEN BOY BOXING ON ESPN IN CANCUN, QUINTANA ROO, MEXICO
Golden Boy Promotions and Cancun Boxing initiated their new partnership in exciting fashion as Jose “Chiquiro” Martinez (20-0-1, 13 KOs) captured the NABO Super Flyweight Title by defeating Jesus Martinez (23-3, 11 KOs) via a brutal shot to the liver in the fourth round of the scheduled 10-round main event of the latest edition of Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN at the Poliforum Benito Juarez in Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico. Jose Martinez hurt his opponent in each and every round, dropping him with shots to the body in the third and fourth rounds, the latter of which Jesus Martinez was unable to recover from. The fight was officially stopped at :19 of the fourth round.
“I’m very happy with the win,” said Jose Martinez. “I thought that it would last longer, but the goal was accomplished. The knockout is what we wanted, though we were prepared to go the distance. I’ll let my promoter, Miguel Cotto Promotions, decide what’s next for me. This victory is for Puerto Rico. I want to thank all the Puerto Rican people for their support.”