Fans Troll Matchroom Boxing After Lights Go Out During Mikey Garcia vs. Sandor Martin Fight

Published 10/16/2021, 11:00 PM EDT


Mikey Garcia and Sandor Martin locked horns with each other in the boxing main event in Fresno, California. The duo came out with sublime game plans to keep each other on their toes. Just as fans were getting ready to savor the action, something comical happened in the fight in round 2. It left everyone in splits.

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Garcia, who came in after a 20-month layoff, began the fight well with his exuberant movements and jabs. As the bout progressed, the Californian boxer exhibited some intriguing head movements and began pressing his opponent.

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He looked to land one big hook when he took Martin to the corner. However, that shot failed to leave a dent on the southpaw boxer.

Midway through round 2, the lights went off for a few seconds. Both the boxers were stunned, and they quickly separated. Subsequently, as the power was restored, the referee asked Garcia and Martin to go to their corners and resume the round.

Once everything was alright, the duo boxed as though nothing had happened. However, the power cut certainly drove the boxing community to pour in their reactions on Twitter.

This incident may have been the first of its kind. Or at least the first one in 2021. Although the light situation got sorted, fans roasted the organizers.

Mikey Garcia vs Sandor Martin fight power cut incident – Some hilarious tweets

Fransico Salazar wrote, “Lights briefly went out during round 2 of the Garcia-Martin fight. For a second, I thought Eddie Hearn only paid a certain amount for electricity for tonight’s card at Chukchansi Park in Fresno ..”

Another fan shared Undertaker’s video, with the caption, “Main event on DAZN. Garcia vs. Martin. Lights OUT in the middle of round 2. Arena PITCH BLACK.”

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One more fan shared her honest reactions to this. “Lights faded down on the Mikey Garcia fight. Lol Lighting tech must have dropped his phone on the board and hit a cue.”

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What did you make of the moment the lights went out during the Mikey Garcia vs Sandor Martin match?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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