I’m Harry Dodds and welcome to Overtime Online’s live coverage of Kid Galahad’s first IBF Featherweight title defense against Kiko Martinez
Galahad will defend his title for the first time in his hometown of Sheffield.
Galahad is the massive favourite coming into this fight, and the pressure will be on the Qatar-born Brit.
Veteran Martinez has lost his last four title bouts and will be looking to bounce back with a massive upset.
Galahad carries a slight height and reach advantage, as well as a stronger KO percentage.
Martinez’s wealth of experience means he has boxed over 130 rounds more than Galahad
Round 1 Begins
Here we go, the fight is underway!
Galahad lands an early combination on Martinez
The champion is getting behind his jab and landing some good shots on his oppopnent
Galahad lands a brilliant left shot on Martinez
Galahad has Martinez backed onto the ropes, landing good combinations
Martinez looks wobbly, backing himself into a corner
Galahad is doing well to keep Martinez at a distance
Round 1 Ends
A solid first round for Galahad as he looked to have Martinez on wobbly legs early on
Round 2 Begins
Martinez is trying to up the pressure on Galahad but the defending champion is in control
An overhand right from Kiko sees Galahad take a step back
Another great combination from Galahad
Galahad is doing well at keeping his opponent away with the jab, and pouncing with lethal combinations
Martinez is made to miss again by Galahad’s good defence
Galahad ends the round with a nice right shot to the head on Kiko
Round 2 Ends
Another round to the man from Sheffield, as Galahad looks comfortable and in total control so far
Round 3 Begins
Kiko comes out with urgency and leaves himself open for Galahad’s counter
Great right hook from Galahad as he swithces to southpaw
Brilliant slip from Galahad, making Kiko miss again
Galahad is keeping Martinez away with great defence and countering the Spaniard efficiently
A cut has opened up on Kiko Martinez’s right eye
Round 3 Ends
Martinez’s corner will need to get that cut under control ASAP
Another round in favour of Galahad
Round 4 Begins
Galahad getting behind the jab, and defending Kiko’s shots nicely
Galahad continues to counter the Spaniard with ease
Powerful bodyshot from Galahad on the back foot
Kiko is struggling to find openings as Galahad continues to land shots on him
Round 4 Ends
Galahad’s combinations are really causing problems for Kiko
Round 5 Begins
Martinez comes firing out of the blocks once again
But the Brit remains in control
Martinez is trying to land bombs on Galahad but he is not having much success
Martinez tries to push Galahad onto the ropes
Knockdown! Kid Galahad is down! What a shot from Martinez as he drops his opponent!
Round 5 Ends
Fantastic shot from Martinez to drop Galahad.
Round 6 Begins
The Fight is waved off! Martinez drops Galahad again and the referee stops the fight!
That will go down as one of the biggest upsets in boxing this year without a doubt!
Kid Galahad looked to be cruising, and clearly got too comfortable in there against Kiko, and he got punished and badly knocked out by one of Spains best ever boxers.
Thank you for joining us on Overtime for tonight’s Featherweight Championship fight, and it’s one we won’t soon forget!