David Martinez’s highlight reel continues to grow.
The Combate Global bantamweight champion defended his title with an acrobatic, spinning wheel-kick knockout in the main event of “Combate Global: Martinez vs Zarauz.” Martinez (10-1) put away Jose Zarauz (23-10-1) in the fourth round of their championship contest.
The event took place Sunday at the Mediapro Studios in Miami, and streamed on Paramount+.
You can watch Martinez’s knockout in the video below (via Twitter):
David Martinez (10-1) defiende su título de peso gallo de Combate Global con una extraordinaria patada giratoria en el cuarto asalto sobre José Zarauz (23-10-1) #CombateGlobal pic.twitter.com/bzSZsniEHa
— Pelunaton (@pelunaton) May 29, 2023
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Martinez, brother of UFC strawweight Melissa Martinez, is on quite the streak of six consecutive wins, including five finishes. One of those stoppages came over former UFC contender Francisco Rivera.
The most recent’s victory marked Martinez’s second title defense of his Combate Global bantamweight title. His lone career loss came in 2021 in a split decision against Gianni Vazquez.