Eddie hearn, President of Matchroom, criticized the Puerto Rican boxer McWilliams Arroyo for not continuing in the fight against Julio César “Rey” Martínez.
“It’s a shame …”, the English promoter began in Twitter. “Stream I had no interest in continuing (in the fight)! ”.
– Eddie Hearn (@EddieHearn) November 20, 2021
This was the fourth defense of Martinez flyweight belt CMB, after he became a world champion in December 2019.
It was in the second round, when a head clash caused an opening in the right eye of the Island of the charm.
After ending the episode, Stream He went to their corner and immediately told them that he could not continue. His trainer treated the wound and later the doctor went up to the ring to check on him. McWilliams.
After more than two minutes of this, the referee announced that the fight had ended to the annoyance of the public of the SNHU Arena, on Manchester, New Hampshire.
The contest was marked because in the first episode, McWilliams Arroyo sent to the canvas King Martinez, after the latter lowered his hands and was hit with a left hook.
Although the Puerto Rican went to hunt him down, the Mexican responded well and seconds later it was he who sent Stream to the ground.
In the second round the exchanges between the two continued. Julius Caesar He managed to knock him down again and then that was when the mishap occurred.
The fight ended without a decision and the fly belt of the CMB keeps it Julio César “Rey” Martínez.
Arroyo shows cut after criticism of Hearn and Rey Martínez
After the match was over, McWilliams Arroyo he went to the locker room with his right eye practically closed.
Later, in Instagram Stories, showed the moment of the head clash, as well as the cut he suffered. In the photographs you can see the stitches that were given to it and the swelling that it has.