In a welterweight eight-round telecast bout on FS1 in Flint, MICHIGAN Kareem Martin of Washington, D.C. lost by unanimous decision to Ryan "Cowboy" Karl by the scores of 77-75 and 78-74 twice.
It was a battle of power punches from both fighters throughout the entire contest. It was Martin who got a early start by landing a couple of left and right hands to the head of Karl. Martin looked to be gassed in the late rounds and that as Karl started to take control of the final few rounds by landing his own effective power shots.
Kareem Martin is now (9-2-1, 3 KO's) and Ryan Karl improves to (15-1, 9 KO's).