Karriss Artingstall to challenge for European title

Unbeaten Olympian Karris Artingstall is set to challenge for her first belt against Sheila Martinez. Martinez vs Artingstall will be contested for the EBU European Featherweight championship.

29-year-old Karriss Artingstall (6-0) is coming off a narrow victory to Lila Furtado earlier in January. Artingstall won an 8 round contest by 2 points on the undercard to Jonas vs Mayer. Artingstall turned pro in 2022 with two victories, and added 3 more in 2023. She picked her first and only KO when she stopped Vanessa Bradford, knocking her down twice in the process.

Karriss Artingstall post-fight

Macclesfield-born Artingstall will face Sheila Martinez. Martinez (7-3) is a Spanish boxer on a six fight winstreak. She picked up 3 losses via Unanimous Decision early in her career but has turned a corner and now successfully defended the EBU championship twice. The 25-year-old doesn’t have the Olympic pedigree of Artingstall though.

Martinez vs Artingstall is set for purse bids, with a date TBC once agreed. The bout is likely to air on Sky Sports who have aired all of Artinstall’s previous professional bouts.

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