Bet on Carl Frampton vs Kiko Martinez

Published on February 9th, 2013 1:19 am EST
Carl "The Jackal" Frampton will be squaring off against Kiko Martinez at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland on Saturday evening. The fight will be broadcast on SKY.

Two titles will be on the line in the fight - the EBU super bantamweight title and the IBF Inter-Continental super bantamweight title.

Carl Frampton enters this fight as a large betting favourite. Frampton currently possesses a perfect 15-0-0 record, with 10 of his wins coming via knockout. Frampton's last fight was a knockout win over Canadian Steve Molitor. Previous wins for Frampton came against names such as Raul Hirales, Prosper Ankrah and Kris Hughes.

Kiko Martinez currently possesses a professional record of 27-3-0, with 19 of his wins coming via knockout. Martinez earned his shot against Frampton by winning his last 7 fights in a row, including knockout wins over Arsen Martirosyan, Jason Booth and Said Chichti.

Carl Frampton has had big fights before and is comfortable performing under the brightest of lights. The big question is - will Kiko Martinez rise to the challenge or wilt under the pressure?


As mentioned, Frampton is a big favourite to win on Saturday night. Here are the current betting odds:

Carl Frampton, 1/5
Kiko Martinez, 7/2

The over/under is currently set at 9.5 rounds:

Over 9.5, 4/6
Under 9.5, 11/10

Oddsmakers believe that there is a decent chance that this fight will go the distance.

Here are the fight outcome possibilities:

Frampton to win by KO, TKO or Disqualification, 11/10
Frampton to win by Decision or Technical Decision, 6/4
Martinez to win by KO, TKO or Disqualification, 5/1
Martinez to win by Decision or Technical Decision, 11/1
Draw or Technical Draw, 28/1

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