Date, UK start time, live stream, TV channels and undercard for the world title fight in Leeds

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BOXING will once again see Leeds-born Josh Warrington take on Kiko Martinez to become world featherweight champion.

Warrington’s last bout ended in a technical draw after a heads-up with Mauricio Lara in round two, with the Mexican unable to continue.

Josh Warrington will fight Kiko Martinez on March 26th1

Josh Warrington will fight Kiko Martinez on March 26thPhoto credit: Getty

The Leeds-born fighter last faced Martinez in 2017, defeating the Spanish fighter on points to retain his featherweight title.

Martinez captured the IBF featherweight title after an impressive sixth-round TKO of Kid Galahad in November.

After testing positive for Covid-19 in January, there were fears the fight could be postponed, but this has not been the case and the two will lock horns again on March 26.

When is Warrington vs Martinez?

  • The duel between Josh Warrington and Kiko Martinez will take place on Saturday. 26th of March.
  • The fight will take place at the First Direct Arena in Leeds.
  • There will be a sell-out crowd in Warrington’s hometown.
  • In the UK, fans can expect the ring walks to begin on Saturday night March 26 from 22:00 GMT.

What channel is this and can it be streamed live?

  • Warrington vs Martinez will be shown live on DAZN in the UK.
  • You can stream the action live via the DAZN app, which you can download to your mobile device, tablet or Smart TV.
  • To subscribe to DAZN, visit the website and sign up for £7.99 a month.

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what did they say

Warrington said: “He KOs Kid Galahad and I hear he went back to the dressing room and said, ‘I want Josh Warrington.’

“He didn’t lie because a few days later I got a call that Kiko wants to fight, it’s funny because I beat him five years ago. It was a tough fight and we’re going again where he goes in as a champion. “

Martinez has said: “I came with the same mentality to win and win fast to surprise the world again.

“I’m happy to show that I can rule again at this level.”

 

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