Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Former IBF champ, Martin returns with a win.


Former IBF heavyweight champion Prince Charles Martin (24-1-1, 22 KOs) made a low key return to the ring on Tuesday night with a second round TKO over journeyman Byron Polley (30-21-1, 13 KOs) at the Fitz Tunica Casino & Hotel in Tunica, Mississippi. It was Martin’s first appearance since losing his IBF title to Anthony Joshua 12 months ago. Martin who has had tumultuous year since the Joshua fight, the St Louis native was shot in the body and forearm in an almost deadly incident with two unknown assailants at 5am last august in downtown La.. The return to action is a good sign, the colourful fighter has a wild child reputation and it looked momentarily like his street past was luring him back..