Sandor Martin scores resounding win over Jose Felix in Barcelona

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Spanish contender Sandor Martin is now 40-2 having adopted up his career-best win over Mikey Garcia with a complete 10-round victory in opposition to Mexican veteran Jose Felix.

Martin, boxing in entrance of his followers at Barcelona, boxed terrifically and stays in scorching pursuit of a super-lightweight world title having gained on the scorecards by margins of 100-90 (twice) and 99-91.

Felix began to swell beneath the left eye as early because the second spherical. Martin’s southpaw jab was working properly and the Spaniard was fast with lengthy straight lefts.

However Felix was prepared and aggressive. He had success as he attacked early within the fifth and he landed a left hook close to the tip of that session.

Nonetheless, Felix acknowledged he had taken photographs to the physique and head within the seventh and he was harm by a proper hook to open Spherical 8 and once more by an extended straight left later within the session, despite the fact that the customer waved it off to say he hadn’t been broken.

Martin was going by means of the gears. The group was responding positively and the swelling round Felix’s left eye was worsening.

Defensively, Martin’s work additionally deserved reward. Within the ninth, he used head motion, higher physique motion and footwork to stave off Felix’s expenses and on the finish of the spherical it appeared as if Martin’s left, firstly to the physique after which to the top, had precipitated Felix to the touch down but it surely was dominated a slip.

Mexico’s Felix, who’s now 39-6-1, misplaced for the second consecutive time after defeat to Tyrone McKenna final August.

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