The 24 years old american boxer, Javier Martinez, ha signed a multi-year contract with Bob Arum Top Rank promotions and will do his professional debut on ESPN, next June 30.
USA Boxing’s top-rated fighter at 165 pounds, originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, won the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials, capture his first five national titles at the age of 13 and won a USA Elite National Championship in 2018.
“I’ve just been beating everyone in the country the past three, four years, so the time was right to make my next move.”
“I knew it would be hard for me to qualify for the Olympics, so when I found out they chose someone else, it made no sense for me to stay,” Martinez said to Top Rank. “I got this opportunity from Top Rank, so why not? I have a great promotional company and manager behind me.