Kiko Martinez (born 7 March 1986) is a Spanish professional boxer. He is a world champion in two weight classes, having held the IBF featherweight title since November 2021, and the IBF super-bantamweight title from 2013 to 2014. At the regional level, he held the European super-bantamweight title three times between 2007 and 2013, and the European featherweight title in 2018. He is nicknamed La Sensación (“The Sensation”). His age is 36 years.
Kiko Martinez: Bio
Kiko Martinez was born Francisco “Kiko” Martínez Sánchez on March 7, 1986, in Elche, Baix Vinalopo. He is a well-known Spanish professional boxer. He has been fighting in professional matches since 2004. Martinez held the IBF super-bantamweight title from 2013 to 2014. Kiko also held the European super-bantamweight title three times and the European featherweight title in 2018. He is a professional boxer who fights in Super-bantamweight, Featherweight, and Super-featherweight categories. He has an orthodox stance in boxing. His nationality is Spanish.
Kiko Martinez: Personal Information
Kiko is a married man. He is living a happy married life along with his wife and children. Martinez walked down his wedding aisle along with Anabel Martinez in the mid-2000s. They had been dating for several years before their marriage. The love birds had a private wedding ceremony in front of their family members and close friends. Kiko is the proud father of four children. The duo has a daughter Alora and three sons, Mateo, Shih Tzu, and Juju. He has successfully kept his personal life and parents under the light. He is yet to utter a single word about his education and academic qualification.
Kiko Martinez: Career
Kiko started training in boxing from an early age. He won every match played in his amateur career and won thirty-eight out of forty via Knockdown. The Spanish boxing federation wanted to sign with him, but Martinez turned professional and debuted in June 2000 against David Casero. In 2004, Kiko fought in five matches and won all of them. Martinez won his first title of Transcontinental World Boxing Association super-bantamweight title against Manuel Gomes in July 2005.
Kiko won his second title in March 2006 the European Union super-bantamweight title. In March 2008, The boxer lost his first professional match against Rendall Munroe and the European Super-bantamweight title. He lost his rematch for the title in February 2009. In April 2010, Martinez won the vacant WBO Latino interim super-bantamweight title against Feliciano Dario Azuaga. Shortly after that, Kiko won the vacant European super-bantamweight title. Until Nov 2021, He has a record of 43-10-2.
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Kiko Martinez has an estimated net worth of more than $2 Million. A professional boxer does not need to win a match to earn his prize money. Rather, they have a guaranteed amount from the match. In addition, Martinez must be making a handsome amount from his sponsorship and advertising deals. In 2020, Kiko took home prize money of $400,000 from his match against Carl Frampton II. Unlike other boxer Kiko is very much private about his economic career.
He is a very active user of social media and is available on various social media sites. Kiko is very popular on social media and can be found on Instagram with the username @the_only_kiko_martinez. He has around 22.8k followers on his Instagram account. He is also active on Twitter and has around 14.3k followers.
In terms of body measurements, he is an amazing and cool personality. At the age of 36, Martinez stands five feet and five inches tall and weighs 57 kg.