Robson Conceicao vs Xavier Martinez : Live Stream, Super Featherweight Fight

Robson Conceicao vs Xavier Martinez : Live Stream, Super Featherweight Fight

 Robson Conceicao vs Xavier Martinez

  • Jan 29
  • 10:00PM EST / 7:00PM PST
  • ESPN
  • Laborious Rock Lodge & On line casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
  • Mexican motion megastar Rene “El Bravo” Tellez Giron will meet Puerto Rican upstart Luis Melendez in a 10-round junior light-weight showdown.
  • Conceicao-Martinez and Giron-Melendez will air survive ESPN & ESPN Deportes (simulcast on ESPN+) at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT

Junior light-weight contender Robson Conceição will face Xavier Martinez on January 29, Best Rank introduced Tuesday morning.

The ten-round bout will happen on the Laborious Rock Lodge online casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma (ESPN/ ESPN Deportes, 10 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. PT).

So much will likely be at the line between Conceição and Martinez because the conflict will likely be a WBC international identify removal bout. Each warring party also are ranked within the most sensible 10 via The Ring at 130 kilos. Martinez and Conceição are ranked No. 9 and 10, respectively.

Conceição nearly captured the WBC international identity in his final bout on September 10, shedding via unanimous resolution in in-depth and aggressive combat.

“This (Conceição -Martinez combat) has all of the makings of a different, action-packed major tournament,” mentioned Best Rank chairman Bob Arum. “Conceição just about defeated the good Oscar Valdez for the identify, whilst Martinez is a tender child hoping to make a reputation within the 130-pound department.”

Conceição (16-1, 8 knockouts), who is living in Salvador, Brazil, signed with Best Rank out of the 2016 Olympics, the place he received a gold medal. He had fought and defeated modest opposition within the lead-up to the Valdez combat, together with a knockdown and two-level deductions in his win over former prospect Luis Coria on October 31 of the final yr.

The 33-year-old hopes a win over Martinez will result in a rematch in opposition to Valdez or in opposition to any other international titleholder.

“Not anything can prevent me,” mentioned Conceição, who suffered an in-depth resolution loss to Vasiliy Lomachenko within the beginner ranks in 2011. “Not anything could make me lose the center of attention. I stay company in opposition to my function of turning into an international champion. My final combat was once only a minor setback. I’m going to ensure that all my arduous paintings and sacrifices are probably not useless.

“I’m excited for the chance to be in the primary tournament and to stand an undefeated fighter like Xavier Martinez. I’m certain we will be able to give the enthusiasts a super display.”

Martinez (17-0, 11 KOs), who is living in Sacramento, California, just lately signed a multi-fight maintain Best Rank. Over the past couple of years, Martinez had fought on ShoBox telecasts that have been promoted via Mayweather Promotions.

In his final bout on Would possibly 15, Martinez defeated former international identify challenger Juan Carlos Burgos via unanimous resolution. He additionally has wins over Jessie Cris Rosales and previous contender Claudio Marrero.

The 24-year-old hopes to make a commentary on the expense of Conceição on why he is likely one of the highest junior lightweights in boxing.

“It was once a dream to get a multi-year promotional maintain Best Rank and a shot to be the primary tournament on ESPN,” mentioned Martinez, who’s controlled via Rick Mirigian. “That is my probability to turn the arena I’m probably the highest within the 130-pound department and paintings in opposition to my function of turning into an international champion below the Best Rank banner.”

A co-feature bout may also happen at the ESPN/ ESPN Deportes telecast.

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