Nikki Bascome defeats David Martinez of Mexico to win the IBA Welterweight Title!
A number of boxers will be in the ring this evening [Nov 24], as the ‘Redemption Fight Night’ event takes place at the Fairmont Southampton Hotel, with the headline fight to see professional Bermudian boxer Nikki Bascome take on David Martinez of Mexico.
According to the fight card released by the Bermuda Boxing Federation, fighters in the blue corner tonight will include Dejon Benjamin, Shane Basden, Matthew Tannock, Coleman Mills, Jaylon Roberts, Ngai Franklin, Krista Dyer, Andre Lambe, Mikey Parsons, Tyler Christopher, and Nikki Bascome; while those in the red corner will be Eduardo Gonzalez, George Cook, Lovintz Tota, Shannon Ford, Robert Somner, Haroon Jalal, Sara Buczek, Alex Navarro, Jack Cabotaje, Phillippe Simon, and David Martinez.
As is standard with international boxing events, the media is restricted from live streaming and filming any video, however we will be bringing you live updates as able throughout the evening, which is expected to see a large hometown crowd out to support our fighters, with tickets having sold out.
It was a unanimous decision for Bascome. It was scored 78-74, 77-75 and 79-73 for Nikki. #Bermudagreatness