the olympic medalist yuberjen martinez debuted with victory by knock out in the professional boxingafter beating the Venezuelan Yeison ‘The Goat’ Hernández in the Quadrilateral of the Elias Chegwin Sports Arena in Barranquilla.
In the first assault, the man from Antioquia showed an analysis strategy and good defense against Hernández who tried to hurt him, but met with good resistance from the locals. For the second round, Yuberjen almost sentenced the fight with accurate blows before the humanity of his rival.
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The knockout came in the third set, after the Olympian gave him a right hand combination that ended the fight and with the Venezuelan kneeling on the canvas to achieve his first victory in professional boxing flyweight category (112 pounds).
“feel the change, both in the gloves, and in the punch, which is different. You don’t have to go looking for the knockout, because he comes out alone with this kind of gloves, “Martínez commented regarding the change from the amateur to the professional branch.
In this way, the recent gold medal winner at the Valledupar Olympic Games He started his way to the World Cup on the right foot of the WBA, without neglecting the Olympic cycle for the 2024 Paris Games.