Sandor Martín after beating Mikey García: “The greatest victory in the history of Spanish boxing”

Sandor Martín cree que obtuvo la mayor victoria para el boxeo español

Sandor Martin considered that he obtained the greatest victory in the history of Spanish boxing by defeating Mikey Garcia in the star function of Matchroom and DAZN on Fresno, California.

“I said that I could get the greatest victory in the history of my country and I think I have,” he said excitedly at the end of the contest. “Nobody has beaten a world champion in four different divisions, I have done it as a main card in EU. I am very happy with this opportunity that has been given to me in boxing and I want more nights as it is ”.

The judges saw win Sandor by decision divided by cards of 95-95 and double 97-93, surprising the boxing world with this victory.

This was the first time that Martin fought in USA, after that in his 40 previous confrontations he did them in Spain and only one in Italy.

“I know how I train, I am confident in my possibilities, I have been in boxing since I was 5 years old,” he said. Sandor. “I always dreamed of this moment and now that it was ahead of me, I was not going to miss the opportunity. I said I was going to win and I have won, that’s what champions do. I have presented my letter to the world ”.

During the 10 rounds that the combat lasted, Sandor he walked the ring very well backwards and he looked faster than Mikey. Because the Spanish connected the Mexican American on several occasions, the latter was more cautious when closing the distance.

“We knew we had to try to despair of him, he is a very intelligent, very solid fighter,” he added. “He is not a natural fighter at 140, at 145 and I knew that there I could take advantage of my speed and intelligence.”

“I won many rounds because I kept working, I didn’t trust myself,” he said. “He is a dangerous boxer, he hits very hard, he has a lot of experience. He knew what I had, I had a heart, I had everything for a great night. “

Will there be a rematch between Sandor Martin and Mikey García?

After this fight was held at a contract weight between 140 and 147 pounds, Sandor martin He did not rule out the rematch.

“He gave me the opportunity of me, why wouldn’t I give it to him?” She mentioned. “It is champions to fight among the best. He is the best, I still respect him and he is a Hall of Fame. I would like to go back to 140 pounds, which is my weight and where I feel comfortable, but I couldn’t miss that opportunity ”.

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