Martinez looks to keep 0 on Telemundo Friday

Undefeated super flyweight Jose “Chiquito” Martinez (19-0-1, 12 KOs) of Las Marias, Puerto Rico looks to remain unbeaten as he headlines Boxeo Telemundo Ford this Friday in the main event. His opponent will be former two-time world title challenger David “El Severo” Carmona (20-4-5, 8 KOs) of Mexico City, Mexico for the Vacant NABO Jr. Bantamweight Title, The site of the event will be the Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Florida.

Martinez will be taking a huge step up in class vs the seasoned Carmona. He will have the support of the pro Puerto Rican crowd, but he knows he’ll have to do the fighting himself. After a solid training camp, Martinez plans to show he’s ready for the next level. 

What do you know about Carmona?

He is at that level where I want to be and is very experienced. He is my toughest opponent to date. 

What is your style of fighting?

My style is to adapt to whatever way my opponent comes to fight me. 

Where to do you see the advantages for you and Carmona in this fight?

He may have the edge with the experience but I have the hunger and desire to become a world champion.

Is that your goal for 2017?

Yes. I have to first defeat Carmona but the goal is to fight for a win a world title before the end of the year. 

How motivated are you knowing so many viewers will be getting to see you for the first time and the local support from your fellow Puerto Ricans?

I am very excited and grateful that God has given me such an opportunity. I am so proud to have my people supporting me. I am going to give my absolute best so that they leave satisfied with my performance.


Doors open at 7:00 PM, first fight 8:00 PM, Osceola Heritage Park, 1875 Silver Spur Lane, Kissimmee, Florida. Telemundo will televise the main event at 11:35 PM ET, 10:35 PM CT. The show is presented by Tuto Zabala, Jr., All Star Boxing, Inc, Carmona-Martinez bout in association with Promociones Miguel Cotto. The Rivera-Benavides and Lebron-Alamenares bouts in association with Top Rank. Tickets are already on sale at Ticketmaster.com.

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Martinez hits Kissimmee, FL

Jose “Chiquiro” Martinez arrived in Orlando, Florida in anticipation of his upcoming fight this Friday, July 28th at the Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, FL against David “El Severo” Carmona for the vacant NABO Jr. Bantamweight title. Martinez arrived confident with his coach Julio Martinez. The official weigh-in is open to public today from 4-6 PM at the Osceola Heritage Park. Tickets are now on sale @ Ticketmaster.com.

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Carmona-Martinez clash Friday on Telemundo

The popular series Boxeo Telemundo Ford will conclude their summer season this Friday, July 28 at the Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Florida the new home of All Star Boxing in the city.

In the main event a classic battle between Mexico and Puerto Rico when two-time world title challenger David “El Severo” Carmona takes on undefeated prospect Jose “Chiquiro” Martinez in a bout scheduled for 10 rounds with the vacant NABO super flyweight title at stake. Carmona, 26, comes from Mexico City, Mexico is currently ranked #11 WBA, #15 WBO and WBC, his last fight he lost a hard fought decision to former world champion Carlos Cuadras and has a record of 20-4-5, 8 KOs. Martinez, 24, hails from Las Marias, Puerto Rico ranked #12 WBO and holds an undefeated record of 19-0-1, 12 KOs.

Also in action fast rising undefeated local prospect Jean Carlos “Chapito” Rivera (11-0, 6 KOs) of Kissimmee, Florida who takes on Juan Carlos Benavidez (7-9-1, 4 KOs) of Mexico in a fight scheduled for 6 rounds in the featherweight division. 

Felix Verdejo’s teammate undefeated Henry “Moncho” Lebron (2-0, 2 KOs) of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico will also see action when he faces Daruma Almenares (0-1) of West Palm Beach, Florida in a 4 round bout in the lightweight division. There will be a total of 7 bouts scheduled.

Doors open at 7:00 PM, first fight 8:00 PM, Osceola Heritage Park, 1875 Silver Spur Lane, Kissimmee, Florida. Telemundo will televise the main event at 11:35 PM ET, 10:35 PM CT. The show is presented by Tuto Zabala, Jr., All Star Boxing, Inc, Carmona-Martinez bout in association with Promociones Miguel Cotto. The Rivera-Benavides and Lebron-Alamenares bouts in association with Top Rank. Tickets are already on sale at Ticketmaster.com.

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