This Saturday afternoon live on Sky Sports Network and Showtime Boxing International, newly crowned IBF World Heavyweight Champion Charles Martin (23-0-1, 21 KO’s) puts his title on the line against rising star Anthony Joshua (15-0, 15 KO’s).  In the co-feature, Lee Selby (22-1, 8 KO’s) puts his IBF Featherweight title on the line against Eric Hunter (21-3-0, 10 KO’s).  Also, Matthew Macklin (34-6, 22 KOs) takes on Brian Rose (28-3-1, 8 KO’s) in a Junior Middleweight bout, and George Groves (22-3, 17 KO’s) takes on David Brophy (16-0-1, 1 KO) in a Super Middleweight bout.  Here is the tale of the tape and predictions:

Charles Martin Tale of The Tape Anthony Joshua
23 Wins 15
0 Lost 0
21 KOs 15
1 Draws 0
24 Total Fights 15
88% KO% 100%
6’5″ Height 6’6″
80″ Reach 82″
Southpaw Stance Orthodox
Saint Louis, Missouri, USA Nationality Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
April 24th, 1986 Date of Birth October 15th 1989

 

 

PREDICTIONS

George Groves  —  def  —  David Brophy  —  via  —  Unanimous Decision

Matthew Macklin  —  def  —  Brian Rose  —  via  —  KO 7th round

Lee Selby  —  def  —  Eric Hunter  —  via  —  Unanimous Decision

Anthony Joshua  —  def  —  Charles Martin  —  via  —  TKO 8th round

 

-David Jukic, INSIDE RINGSIDE

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