Kiko Martínez (La Sensación) is a Spanish professional boxer. He was born in Elche, Baix Vinalopó, Alicante, Spain on March 7, 1986. Martínez made his professional boxing debut at the age of 18 against David Casero on June 11, 2004. He is a 2-weight-class world champion. Martínez is 36 years old, he will turn 37 in 5 months.
17 years and 9 months into his professional boxing career, Kiko Martínez has fought 56 times with 43 wins, 11 losses, and 2 draws. As of October 2022, Martínez' boxing record stands at 43-11-2 (30 KOs). In total, he has fought 333 rounds of professional boxing in 56 bouts.
|Total Title Wins||2|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||4|
|Losses via KO||5|
|57||Oct 29, 2022||36||Jordan Gill||NA||NA|
|56||Mar 26, 2022||36||Josh Warrington||Loss||TKO7|
|55||Nov 13, 2021||35||Kid Galahad||Win||TKO6|
|54||Sep 11, 2021||35||Jayro Duran||Win||UD|
|53||Feb 13, 2021||34||Zelfa Barrett||Loss||UD|
|52||Aug 21, 2020||34||Noe Martinez Raygoza||Win||TKO3|
|51||Dec 7, 2019||33||Alexander Cazares||Win||UD|
|50||May 18, 2019||33||Gary Russell Jr.||Loss||TKO5|
|49||Oct 27, 2018||32||Marc Vidal||Win||UD|
|48||May 19, 2018||32||Marc Vidal||Draw||TD|
|47||Aug 26, 2017||31||Lorenzo Parra||Win||KO3|
|46||Jul 14, 2017||31||Franklin Varela||Win||TKO4|
|45||May 13, 2017||31||Josh Warrington||Loss||MD|
|44||Nov 25, 2016||30||Leonel Hernandez||Win||PTS|
|43||Jul 23, 2016||30||Eusebio Osejo||Draw||SD|
|42||Feb 27, 2016||29||Léo Santa Cruz||Loss||TKO5|
|41||Dec 12, 2015||29||Miguel Gonzalez||Win||TKO4|
|40||Nov 14, 2015||29||Everth Briceno||Win||UD|
|39||Oct 23, 2015||29||Herald Molina||Win||KO1|
|38||Jul 18, 2015||29||Scott Quigg||Loss||TKO2|
|37||Dec 12, 2014||28||George Gachechiladze||Win||TKO2|
|36||Sep 6, 2014||28||Carl Frampton||Loss||UD|
|35||Apr 23, 2014||28||Hozumi Hasegawa||Win||TKO7|
|34||Dec 21, 2013||27||Jeffrey Mathebula||Win||KO9|
|33||Aug 17, 2013||27||Jonatan Romero||Win||TKO6|
|32||Apr 27, 2013||27||Damian David Mariano||Win||TKO2|
|31||Feb 9, 2013||26||Carl Frampton||Loss||TKO9|
|30||Jul 21, 2012||26||Dougie Curran||Win||PTS|
|29||Mar 9, 2012||26||Arsen Martirosian||Win||TKO12|
|28||Apr 15, 2011||25||Jason Booth||Win||KO10|
|27||Feb 18, 2011||24||Oscar Chacin||Win||UD|
|26||Sep 11, 2010||24||Arsen Martirosian||Win||UD|
|25||Apr 16, 2010||24||Feliciano Dario Azuaga||Win||TKO3|
|24||Dec 11, 2009||23||Said Chichti||Win||KO1|
|23||Sep 25, 2009||23||Takalani Ndlovu||Loss||UD|
|22||Feb 27, 2009||22||Rendall Munroe||Loss||UD|
|21||Dec 18, 2008||22||Gheorghe Ghiompirica||Win||PTS|
|20||Aug 12, 2008||22||Silviu Lupu||Win||TKO1|
|19||Jul 5, 2008||22||Lante Addy||Win||PTS|
|18||Mar 7, 2008||22||Rendall Munroe||Loss||MD|
|17||Aug 25, 2007||21||Bernard Dunne||Win||TKO1|
|16||Mar 18, 2007||21||Andrei Florin||Win||TKO1|
|15||Dec 15, 2006||20||Edison Torres||Win||UD|
|14||Jul 14, 2006||20||John Bikai||Win||PTS|
|13||May 26, 2006||20||Andrei Florin||Win||TKO3|
|12||Mar 10, 2006||20||Salem Bouaita||Win||UD|
|11||Nov 25, 2005||19||Peter Baláž||Win||KO1|
|10||Oct 14, 2005||19||Manuel Sequera||Win||KO2|
|9||Jul 15, 2005||19||Manuel Gomes||Win||KO4|
|8||May 6, 2005||19||Sergei Nikitin||Win||TKO2|
|7||Mar 4, 2005||18||Frederic Bonifai||Win||TKO2|
|6||Feb 4, 2005||18||Nikolai Mihailov||Win||TKO4|
|5||Nov 19, 2004||18||Julio Vargas||Win||TKO4|
|4||Oct 15, 2004||18||Juan Garcia Martin||Win||TKO3|
|3||Sep 10, 2004||18||Cristiano Andres Oliveira||Win||KO1|
|2||Jul 24, 2004||18||Irimiea Ion||Win||TKO3|
|1||Jun 11, 2004||18||David Casero||Win||TKO3|
Kiko Martínez started boxing professionally at 18 years of age; he debuted against David Casero on June 11, 2004, and defeated Casero via 3rd round TKO.
He had his first world title fight at the age of 27 on August 17, 2013 after 32 professional fights against Jonatan Romero for the super-bantamweight IBF title. Martínez defeated Romero via 6th round TKO to become the new super-bantamweight champion of the world.
Martínez has won world titles in two different weight classes. His notable victories include wins over Hozumi Hasegawa, Kid Galahad, and Jeffrey Mathebula. For a complete list of Martínez' best performances refer to Kiko Martínez' best fights.
His most recent fight was a featherweight title defense bout against British boxer Josh Warrington on March 26, 2022. Martínez lost the fight via 7th round TKO — and lost his IBF title. It's been 6 months and 11 days since this fight.
Kiko Martínez' next fight is scheduled against English boxer Jordan Gill for October 29, 2022 at the OVO Arena, Wembley, London, England. For all the details about this fight visit Jordan Gill vs. Kiko Martínez.
Kiko Martínez fought for world titles in five fights and won two of them. In total, he has won two belts in two weight classes: super-bantamweight (IBF) and featherweight (IBF).
|Nov 13, 2021||Kid Galahad||FT||IBF|
|Aug 17, 2013||Jonatan Romero||sBT||IBF|
Martínez has knocked out 30 of his 56 opponents so far. His KO ratio currently stands at 53.6%. Of his total 43 wins, 30 of them have been via KO (69.8%).
Kiko Martínez has had a total of 11 losses in 56 fights — five of them in title bouts and six in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Rendall Munroe via 12 round MD in his 18th fight — his 17 fight win streak came to an end with this loss. He has been stopped five times and lost six times via decision.
Zelfa Barrett, Gary Russell Jr., Josh Warrington, Léo Santa Cruz, and Scott Quigg are some of the boxers who have beaten Martínez. For more details about these defeats, refer to All of Kiko Martínez' losses.