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Ifugao boxer Martin beats Tanzanian fighter to remain WBA Asia super bantamweight

Photo Courtesy || Carl Jammes Martin

Cordillera - The unbeaten Cordilleran fighter Carl Jammes Martin successfully defended his WBA Asia Superbantamweight title after defeating Tanzanian fighter Charles Tondo via lopsided unanimous decision on Saturday at the SM San Lazaro in Manila.

At the opening bell, both fighters had to test each other's power by throwing hard punches against each other.

Tondo trying to overpower Martin with combinations to the head and body, while Martin is getting his chances of big knockout.

In the following round, Martin landed several clean shots with his signature left straight however, got a taste of Tondo's power when he was stunned by a hard right hook in the fourth round.

In the later round, Martin unloaded barrage of power shots to the body that slowed down Tondo. 

The three judges scored the bout 118-110, 119-109 and 119-109 in favor of the Cordilleran undefeated fighter.

Martin improved his straight win record of 20 with 16 knockouts while Tondo dropped to 12-6-2 with 5 knockouts.



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