GALLERY - Relive how Josh Warrington retained his WBC title in Leeds against Kiko Martinez

0
Have your say

JOSH WARRINGTON scored a points win over Spaniard Kiko Martinez to retain his WBC international featherweight title at the First Direct Arena in Leeds on Saturday night.

The 26-year-old extended his unbeaten record to 25 fights with a dominant display against the former world title challenger, but had to settle for a majority decision victory.

LONG NIGHT: 
Josh Warrington puts in a long left-arm jab against Kiko Martinez in front of his hometown crowd at the First Direct Arena, Leeds. Picture: James Hardisty

LONG NIGHT: Josh Warrington puts in a long left-arm jab against Kiko Martinez in front of his hometown crowd at the First Direct Arena, Leeds. Picture: James Hardisty

Warrington’s win was greeted by raucous acclaim from his home city fans, who had been earlier cheered Nicola Adams to a stoppage win in her second professional fight.

Click on Dave Clay’s slideshow at the top of this page to see a selection of James Hardisty’s pictures from another memorable night.

READ MORE - REPORT: Warrington retains WBC international featherweight title

READ MORE - ‘I’ve never felt better’ insists Nicola Adams after impressive Leeds win

Adams on her way to defeating Maryan Salazar at the First Direct Arena last weekend. (James Hardisty).

Nicola Adams pulls no punches in sharing her life story

Nicola Adams.

I’m in the form and shape of my life, insists Leeds boxing star Nicola Adams