2016 best BOXING fight – Leo Santa Cruz vs Kiko Martinez – full fight Video WBA

5 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-02-27, fast and furious start, high pace and spectacular exchanges: Leo Santa Cruz vs Kiko Martinez was an authentic war and it gets five stars; this is the first candidate for the boxing Fight of the Year 2016!

The undefeated world champion in three different weight classes Leo Santa Cruz entered this fight with a professional record of 31-0-1 (17 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.1 featherweight in the world. He fought three times last year beating Jesus Ruiz (=Santa Cruz vs Ruiz), Jose Cayetano (=Santa Cruz vs Cayetano) and Abner Mares (=Santa Cruz vs Mares).
His opponent, the former Ibf super-Bw champion Kiko Martinez, has a boxing record of 35-6-0 (26 knockouts) and he entered as the No.16 in the same weight class. He fought four times in 2015 losing to Scott Quigg (=Quigg vs Martinez) but then he won three consecutive bouts. Santa Cruz vs Martinez is valid for the WBA Super World featherweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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Date: 2016-02-27

Where: Honda Center, Anaheim, California, USA

Division: featherweight (126 lbs, 57.2 kg)

Title: WBA Super World featherweight title

Result: Click here to show the fight’s result
Leo Santa Cruz def. Kiko Martinez (TKO at 2:09, round 5)

 

Santa Cruz’s previous fight: Leo Santa Cruz vs Abner Mares

Santa Cruz’s next fight: Leo Santa Cruz vs Carl Frampton

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