Boxing fans left FUMING as Campbell Hatton commits ‘robbery of century’ to beat Sonni Martinez in ‘disgraceful’ decision

BOXING fans were stunned after Campbell Hatton secured the narrowest of victories against unknown Spaniard Sonni Martinez.

The son of Brit legend Ricky found it tough going against the 29 year old, winning on points 58-57 after six rounds.


Campbell Hatton was seemingly lucky to get the win against Sonni MartinezCredit: Richard Pelham / The Sun


The Mancunian admitted he was ‘not happy’ with his performance – and neither were fans of the fighting sport.

One wrote on Twitter that it was ‘genuinely one of the biggest robberies I’ve witnessed in my life’.

Another boxing fan posted that it was a ‘disgraceful decision’, while Ryan Plece wondered ‘how the f*** did he win that’.

Sam Connors wrote that the teenager ‘got beat all day there’.

Surprisingly, Martinez didn’t appear to displeased after the result was announced, and Team Hatton were clear that it wasn’t their best day at the office.

The up-and-coming youngster said: “I am not happy with my performance, I am a lot better than that.


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“The opponent was a lot better than anyone I have fought before.

“But I am not happy. It’s all learning. Not happy with that performance at all, but on to the next.”

His coach, uncle and ex-boxer Matthew added: “It was a good entertaining fight, a very good learning fight, let’s not forget it’s going to a be a process.

“I thought it was a good entertaining fight against a good opponent, Campbell shouldn’t be too harsh there.”

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