Frank “The Ghost” Martin proves he’s for real by blasting out Jerry Perez in seven – The Ring

Frank Martin stopped beforehand undefeated Jerry Perez in seven rounds (Picture by Sean Michael Ham-TGB Promotions).

Each time Jerry Perez tried throwing a jab, he welcomed two again. Every time he reached out with a proper hand, a left flew again and with it his head. When Perez leaned ahead, he was greeted by one thing beneath him.

Southpaw Frank “The Ghost” Martin (13-0, 10 knockouts) had a solution for every part Tuesday night time towards Perez in a 10-round light-weight battle on FS1’s PBC Combat Night time present from Shrine Expo Corridor, in Los Angeles, California.

Martin stretched his knockout streak to four-straight by stopping Perez (13-1, 10 KOs) at 2:59 of the seventh spherical, forcing everybody at 135 to take discover.

With :17 left within the fifth, Martin manhandled Perez, grabbing him and throwing him right into a nook. Martin, who’s skilled by Derrick James, felt in management by means of the primary 5 rounds. Through the course of that spherical, Martin and Perez engaged in a staring contest. Martin had sufficient and tagged Perez with a tough left.

Early within the sixth, it was fairly evident Martin was connecting extra, having outlanded Perez 71-37 in whole punched landed with 2:26 left within the spherical. Physique pictures extra that out and have been creating on toll on Perez. Martin had related on 34 punches to the physique, the place Perez landed a mere 8. Within the third and fourth rounds, Martin landed a complete of seven physique pictures in every spherical.

By the seventh, Martin’s punch output greater than doubled that of Perez, 94-46. With :46 left within the seventh, Martin arrange a looping left to the chin with a double jab, sending Perez’s eyes rolling to the again of his head.

Frank Martin was extremely spectacular in stopping Jerry Perez in seven rounds (Picture by Sean Michael Ham-TGB Promotions).

Referee Jerry Cantu reached the rely of 9 and at 2:59 of the seventh, Cantu noticed sufficient and properly waived it over with Perez taking a barrage of pictures within the nook.

Martin, who related on 100/405 (25%) whole punches to Perez’s 47/222 (21%), proved he’s bother for anybody at 135.

“I felt good in there,” Martin stated. “I simply adopted the sport plan that Derrick James gave me. He informed me to go on the market and use my ft. I damage him at each step of the battle. Every thing Derrick requested me to do was working.

“I noticed the shot coming the spherical earlier than. I used to be going to the left searching for it, however I couldn’t discover the proper distance. Within the subsequent spherical Derrick informed me he was leaning and that helped me discover the space to land it.

“He was bodily sturdy however there wasn’t something he did that affected me. This win is an enormous blessing. I’m simply going to remain humble and preserve transferring ahead and getting higher.”

Mexican middleweight Jose Resendiz (12-0, 8 KOs) was combating for the primary time within the U.S. and he gave battle followers a glimpse of what they have been lacking in eight rounds towards Quilisto Madera (12-3, 8 KOs).

Resendiz received by break up resolution.

“My crew and I knew this was going to be a tricky opponent and we ready arduous for this battle and all of the fights which can be coming for me,” Resendiz stated. “I need to preserve constructing as much as more durable fights and finally face the world champions at middleweight and tremendous middleweight.”

Cameron Rivera pulled off a shocked towards Burley Brooks (Picture by Sean Michael Ham-TGB Promotions).

Tremendous middleweight Cameron Rivera (9-6-3, 6 KOs) received a six-round unanimous resolution, sending Burley Brooks (6-2, 5 KOs) down for the second-straight time. Brooks didn’t assist himself very a lot. He nailed Rivera under the belt 3 times, when lastly referee Thomas Taylor rightfully deducted some extent from Brooks within the sixth spherical.

Ezequiel Flores acquired up from a second-round knockdown to edge out Juan Muro Jr. (Picture by Sean Michael Ham-TGB Promotions).

That proved to be the distinction on the scorecards of Robert Hoyle (57-56) and Fernando Villarreal (57-56). Decide Eddie Hernandez Sr. (58-55) gave Rivera slightly extra cushion.

What was revealing was proper after the scores have been learn and Rivera’s hand was raised, he wore a glance of virtually shock that he had received. Brooks, who’s managed by Errol Spence Jr., misplaced for the second time to low blows. In his earlier setback, Brooks had two factors deducted for low blows.

Travon Marshall wanted 33 seconds to win his professional debut (Picture by Sean Michael Ham-TGB Promotions).

In the one battle off TV, and his first battle since being stopped by Jean Pascal in 2019, former gentle heavyweight titlist Marcus Browne (24-1, 16 KOs) went the 10-round distance in profitable by resolution over 38-year-old Denis Grachev (20-13-1, 11 KOs). The sturdy Russian was 1-5 in his earlier six fights.

Junior welterweight Jesus Silveyra (9-6-2, 3 KOs) pulled off a light upset of kinds by beating Amon Rashidi (8-2-1, 6 KOs) by eight-round unanimous resolution.

Within the professional debut of two junior featherweights,

Junior middleweight Travon Marshall made a splashing professional debut by stopping Christian Marron (0-2) at :33 of the primary spherical with a proper uppercut to the physique.

Joseph Santoliquito is an award-winning sportswriter who has been working for Ring Journal/ since October 1997 and is the president of the Boxing Writers Affiliation of America. He could be adopted on twitter @JSantoliquito.

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