Miguel Angel Garcia stopped Juan Carlos Martinez in four rounds of a featherweight bout. In his most impressive performance to date, Garcia dropped the usually durable Martinez in the third and twice in the fourth. Garcia’s professional resume moved to 27-0 (23). Martinez dropped to a very deceptive 19-13-1 (7).
With the victory Garcia jumped from eighth to sixth among SecondsOut’s elite featherweights. Elio Rojas is bumped down to seventh and Daniel Ponce De Leon is dropped to eighth. Although still young and inexperienced, Garcia is beginning to look like the biggest threat to Yuriorkis Gamboa at 126.
SecondsOut ranked fighters in action through Sunday, October 30:
On Monday, October 24:
At Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan: Pornsawan Porpramook versus Akira Yaegashi in a WBA minimumweight title bout
On Friday, October 28:
At PalaRockfeller, Cagliari, Sardegna, Italy: Moruti Mthalane versus Andre Sirritzu in a twelve round IBF flyweight title bout
At Sherwood Inn, Salinas, California, USA: Eloy Perez versus Ira Terry in a ten round super featherweight bout
On Saturday, October 29:
At Centro de Usos Multiples, Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico: Hernan Marquez versus Luis Concepcion in a twelve round WBA flyweight title bout
At Palenque de la Feria, Colima, Colima, Mexico: Takalani Ndlovu versus Giovanni Caro in a twelve round IBF super bantamweight title bout
At Coliseo Mario Quijote Morales, Guaynabo, Puerto Rico: Ivan Calderon versus Felipe Rivas in a twelve round minimumweight bout; Wilfredo Vasquez Jr. versus TBA in a ten round super bantamweight bout
In East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa: Nkosinathi Joyi versus Katsunari Takayama in a twelve round IBF minimumweight title bout
At Win Star Casino, Thackerville, Oklahoma, USA: Vanes Martirosyan versus Richard Gutierrez in a ten round light middleweight bout
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