Sheffield, England will be the site of a featherweight championship bout on Saturday as Kid Galahad makes his first defense of the IBF world title. He’ll face Kiko Martinez in his hometown, with ring walks expected sometime in the 5 p.m. ET hour. The main card starts at 2 p.m. and the whole event will air via live stream on DAZN.
Galahad claimed the title three months ago and is in the mix at the top of the featherweight rankings. Bad Left Hook ranks him fourth behind Emanuel Navarette, Gary Russell Jr., and Leo Santa Cruz, although Navarette likely will be removed from the rankings due to inactivity.
The 28-1 Galahad is a -1600 favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook while the 42-10-2 Martinez is a +850 underdog. Total rounds is installed at 7.5 with the over priced to -130. The favored outcome is Galahad by KO, TKO, or DQ at -300. Galahad has 17 KOs among his 28 wins.
Full Card for Kid Galahad vs. Kiko Martinez
- Main event: Kid Galahad vs. Kiko Martinez, 12 rounds, for Galahad’s IBF featherweight title
- Chris Billiam-Smith vs. Dylan Bregeon, 12 rounds, for Billiam-Smith’s EBU European cruiserweight title
- Terri Harper vs. Alycia Baumgardner, 10 rounds, for Harper’s WBC and IBO women’s junior lightweight title
- James Flint vs. Dom Hunt, 10 rounds, for vacant BBBofC Central Area Super junior welterweight title
- Donte Dixon vs. Jordan McCorry, 8 rounds, junior lightweights
- Raven Chapman vs. Karina Kopinska, 6 rounds, women’s featherweights
- Khalid Ayub vs. Stanko Jermelic, 4 rounds, heavyweights
- William Cawley vs. Stephen Jackson, 4 rounds bantamweight
- Stevi Levy vs. Polina Golubeva, 4 ronds super bantamweight