Kareem Martin faced off against David Grayton in a 8-round welterweight showdown ahead of their August 23, 2016 bout on PBC on FS1 from Sands Event Center in Bethlehem, PA.
Although Martin is no stranger to the skill and style of former stablemate Grayton, it seemed as if he took the first few moments to find his proper footing although neither decide to let that detour them from their plan of action. After exchanging a body shot with Martin, Grayton fought to maintain his control while Martin closed the first round with a solid right hand.
Grayton showed no signs of slowing up as he continued to hunt Martin down delivering a vicious left hook during the middle of round 5. Standing as a true warrior, Martin showcased his chin as he reminded Grayton of his 10-year junior by way of a flurry of punches in hopes of conquering the remainder of 5 and hopefully 6.
Closing in on the last two rounds with speed, power and consistency, Grayton showcased superior athleticism as he turned up