Daniel Franco vs. Christopher Martin
March 23 In Downtown Los Angeles
Top undefeated prospect DANIEL “TWITCH” FRANCO, (15-0-3, 10
KO’s) of Rancho Cucamonga, CA, will make his highly
anticipated return to Southern California on Thursday, March
23 in the 8-round main event against battle-tested veteran
CHRISTOPHER “S.D. KID” MARTIN, (29-8-3, 9 KO’s) at EXCHANGE
LA Nightclub in Downtown Los Angeles.
Presented by Bash Entertainment, advance tickets starting at
$60 can be purchased by calling 818-8584342. EXCHANGE LA is
located at 618 South Spring Street in Downtown Los Angeles.
Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. PT with the first bell at 6:30
p.m. PT. EXCHANGE LA is ages 21 and over only.
“I’m so very excited to be fighting in Southern California
for the first time in over two years,” said the 25-year-old
world ranked Franco. “While I’ve loved fighting in Oakland
and Washington, D.C., there’s no place like home.”
“Christopher Martin is a very tough test, he’s fought many
world champions and numerous contenders and I’m definitely
looking forward to the challenge.”
“We’re thrilled to work with Daniel and his team on this
main event. Given the styles of both fighters, this fight
will provide action from the opening bell and great
entertainment for our fans at the DTLA,” said STEVE BASH of
“Daniel has continued to shine, exceeding expectations with
each fight and having him fight at home in front of his
family and huge number of local fans will make for a very
special evening,” said RAY CHAPARRO, Manager of Daniel
Most recently, Franco won the IBF-USBA Lightweight Title
with a sensational fourth round stoppage of previously
undefeated Derrick Murray on November 10, 2016 in
Washington, D.C. in the main event of the prestigious FIGHT
NIGHT annual charity boxing event. The victory was his third
in 2016, all by knockout.
Fighting out of San Diego, the 30-year-old Martin has shared
the ring with world champions Gary Russell Jr., Jhonny
Gonzalez and a wealth of contenders and top prospects
including Miguel Marriaga, Daniel Roman, Roberto Castaneda,
Teon Kennedy, Luis Orlando Del Valle and Chris Avalos.