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Ryan Martin to face Fermin De Los Santos on Saturday

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Unbeaten Ryan Martin will face Fermin De Los Santos on Saturday night, K2 Promotions Managing Director Tom Loeffler confirmed to RingTV Tuesday morning.

The 10-round bout will take place at The Forum in Inglewood, California. The Martin-De Los Santos bout will be part of the card headlined by Carlos Cuadras defending his WBC junior bantamweight title against THE RING magazine flyweight champion Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez.

Martin (15-0, 9 knockouts) has fought as a lightweight and junior welterweight throughout his young career and is considered one of boxing’s top prospects.

In his most recent bout on July 16, Martin won a six-round unanimous decision over Samuel Amoako. The 23-year-old Cleveland, Ohio resident previously fought under the SMS Promotions banner but currently does not have a promoter.

De Los Santos (29-15-2, 19 KOs) has not fought since May of last year, when he was stopped by Jairo Lopez in the ninth round.

The Mexico City resident was unbeaten over a stretch of 15 fights from 2008 to 2013. Saturday night will mark only the third time he has fought outside of Mexico.

Also on the card, flyweight Seniesa Estrada (7-0, 1 KO), who resides in East Los Angeles, will face Nancy Franco (15-9-2, 4 KOs) in an eight-round bout.

Two more fights will round out the undercard.

Loeffler told RingTV that fans can arrive as early as 2 p.m. local time to watch the Gennady Golovkin-Kell Brook fight, which will take place at the O2 Arena in London and air live on HBO. Monitors will be located throughout the Terrace area at The Forum, where fight fans can watch the bout.

Doors to The Forum will open at 4:30 p.m.



Francisco A. Salazar has written for RingTV since October of 2012 and has covered boxing in Southern California and abroad since 2000. Francisco also covers boxing for the Ventura County (Calif.) Star newspaper,, and Knockout Nation. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or on Twitter at FSalazarBoxing.



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