Martin “Wardy Ward” will face Maxi “Maximus” Hughes for the British Super Featherweight Title Eliminator on Saturday, December 6. The bout will take place at York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom. Martin Ward opened as a -240 favorite with the Boxing odds while Maxi Hughes was a +190 dog.
Maxi “Maximus” Hughes
The 24 year old Maxi Hughes fights from a Southpaw stance and has a career record of 13 wins, one loss, and one draw. Out of his 13 wins a total of two have come by knockout. Hughes has never suffered a knockout loss.
Hughes is a native of the United Kingdom where he still resides in Rossington, Yorkshire. Hughes is ranked third in the United Kingdom and 99th in the world.
Hughes is coming off a PTS win lover Kakhaber Avetisian in a 10 round bout that went the distance on September 12, 2014 at the Ice Sheffield, Coleridge Road, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom.
Hughes scored a technical knockout win over Qasim Hussain on May 9, 2014 in the second round of a scheduled four round bout that also took place at Ice Sheffield.
On February 7, 2014 Hughes scored a TKO win over Imre Nagy in the third round of a scheduled eight round bout that took place at Ice Sheffield.
Martin Joseph “Wardy” Ward
The 23 year Martin Joseph Ward fights from an orthodox stance and has a career record of 10 wins, no losses, and one draw. Out of his 10 career wins a total of five have come by knockout.
Ward is a native of the United Kingdom where he still resides on Brentwood, Essex. He is ranked 11th in the United Kingdom and ranked 108th in the world.
Ward is coming off a technical knockout win over Kakhaber Avetisian in an eight round bout that took place on September 20, 2014 at the Wembley Arena in London.
Prior to that Ward fought Ian Bailey to a draw due to an accidental clash of heads in the first round of a scheduled four round bout that took place on May 31, 2014.
Ward defeated Reynaldo Cajina in a PTS in a four round bout that went the distance on May 31, 2014.
In what looks to be an even bout we’ll call for the underdog Hughes!