Sandor Martin defeated Mikey Garcia by way of majority resolution of their lately concluded boxing match in Fresno, California.
Sandor Martin, who got here in as a +900 underdog, shocked the world with an upset after outboxing Mikey Garcia. Choose Zachary Younger scored the competition 95-95, however judges Carla Caiz and Fernando Villareal noticed it as 97-93 for Martin.
The bout was deemed to be a tune-up battle for Mikey Garcia after his almost two-year absence from the ring. Nevertheless, ‘Araasandor’ pulled off a shocking efficiency on Saturday at Chukchansi Park. Outboxing Garcia from the beginning, Martin countered successfully, inflicting the 33-year-old issues along with his slick footwork and awkward motion.
This was the second defeat of Mikey Garcia’s profession. He first misplaced to Errol Spence Jr. in 2019. Coached by legendary coach Robert Garcia, Mikey was as soon as considered one of many brightest prospects in boxing.
The previous four-division champion has a star-studded resume. He boasts wins over Jessie Vargas, Adrien Broner and Robert Easter Jr.
Sador Martin, like Mikey Garcia, additionally has two losses on his file, though the Spanish boxer is now using a ten-fight win streak.
Mikey Garcia thought he was forward on the scorecards
Within the post-fight interview, Mikey Garcia revealed that he thought he was forward on the scorecards. Whereas commending Martin’s efficiency, the Mexican-American boxer mentioned:
“I believed it was a very good battle, he fought an excellent battle. I believed I did the mandatory to shut the hole, placing the strain, in search of a battle. He was the one shifting round, operating round quite a bit… I believed I used to be forward on the playing cards, however it’s what it’s… I have been coaching, I have been superb… It was a very good battle, a aggressive battle, I believed I used to be successful the battle, a detailed match-up however the judges noticed it the opposite means round.”
Watch Mikey Garcia’s full post-fight interview beneath: