All The WOW News in Cordillera

Saturday, December 17, 2022

WATCH: Martin knocks out foe in 2nd round, now the new IBF–Pan-Pacific super bantamweight champ

Photo Courtesy || Carl James Martin

Cordilleran - Cordilleran boxing prospect Carl Jammes "Wonder Boy" Martin has been named as the new International Boxing Federation o IBF-Pan-Pacific super bantamweight champion after defeating Komgrich Nantapech of Thailand on December 17, 2022 in La Trinidad, Benguet. 

The undefeated fighter from Ifugao province won via 2nd round technical knock out after unleashing powerful shot to the body of the Thai fighter. 

The Martin-Nantapech bout was considered the biggest boxing match in Cordillera since Rey Tham fought Japanese fighter Apollo Yoshio in November 1977.

Darwin Miller Dep-ay of Pinoy Boxing Prodigy Promotions has compared Martin to the legendary Benguet fighter Rey Tam of Cordillera who won the Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation super featherweight belt. 

Rey Tam was undefeated in his 20 fights, 11 wins came by way of TKOs while Martin has earned all his 16 wins via TKOs.



Post a Comment

Featured Post

Igorot actor Jeyrick Sigmaton won Best Actor in International Film Festival Manhattan 2021

Photo Courtesy || Jeyrick Sigmaton Cordillera - Igorot actor Jeyrick "Carrotman" Sigmaton won the Best Actor for the Int...