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Date, UK start time, live stream, TV channels and undercard for the world title fight in Leeds

BOXING will once again see Leeds-born Josh Warrington take on Kiko Martinez to become world featherweight champion.

Warrington’s last bout ended in a technical draw after a heads-up with Mauricio Lara in round two, with the Mexican unable to continue.

Josh Warrington will fight Kiko Martinez on March 26th

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Josh Warrington will fight Kiko Martinez on March 26thPhoto credit: Getty

The Leeds-born fighter last faced Martinez in 2017, defeating the Spanish fighter on points to retain his featherweight title.

Martinez captured the IBF featherweight title after an impressive sixth-round TKO of Kid Galahad in November.

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After testing positive for Covid-19 in January, there were fears the fight could be postponed, but this has not been the case and the two will lock horns again on March 26.

When is Warrington vs Martinez?

  • The duel between Josh Warrington and Kiko Martinez will take place on Saturday. 26th of March.
  • The fight will take place at the First Direct Arena in Leeds.
  • There will be a sell-out crowd in Warrington’s hometown.
  • In the UK, fans can expect the ring walks to begin on Saturday night March 26 from 22:00 GMT.

What channel is this and can it be streamed live?

  • Warrington vs Martinez will be shown live on DAZN in the UK.
  • You can stream the action live via the DAZN app, which you can download to your mobile device, tablet or Smart TV.
  • To subscribe to DAZN, visit the website and sign up for £7.99 a month.

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what did they say

Warrington said: “He KOs Kid Galahad and I hear he went back to the dressing room and said, ‘I want Josh Warrington.’

“He didn’t lie because a few days later I got a call that Kiko wants to fight, it’s funny because I beat him five years ago. It was a tough fight and we’re going again where he goes in as a champion. “

Martinez has said: “I came with the same mentality to win and win fast to surprise the world again.

“I’m happy to show that I can rule again at this level.”

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