Charles Martin started off his pro career aged 26 and currently has a record of 23-1-1. Martin now looks to build on the experience gained in his first 25 fights. He started his best winning streak on October 2012 however, this came to an end on January 2016. In this period he won a total of 17 fights.
An explosive pro debut saw Martin face Vashawn Tomlin in a 4 round debut fight. Charles became only the 7th person to stop Tomlin shy of the full distance, stopping him in the 1st. Martin continued his pro journey, which was mostly successful at this point, by fighting 13 fights following his debut. Fights against boxers such as Joey Dawejko, Vincent Thompson and Sylvester Barron followed including 3 times in 2012 and 10 times in 2013.
Joey Dawejko was the next fight for Martin on November 14th, 2013 and also his next career win. Martin's fight against Joey Dawejko came in the 4th round of a 6 round fight via RTD. Martin became the first person to stop Dawejko.
Glendy Hernandez was the next fight for Martin on December 21st, 2013 and also his next career win. Hernandez was a worthy challenger but Martin was too much and became the first person to stop Hernandez via RTD during round 4. Martin took on another 2 opponents next, racking up wins against Tyyab Beale and Maurenzo Smith.
Furthering his career, Martin fought Alexander Flores on April 16th, 2014 and continued his career to a record of 16-0-1. The win came via KO. Flores was stopped in the 4th round via KO meaning Martin was the first person to stop this opponent. Martin then went on to win a further 6 fights taking his record to 22 wins, 0 losses and 1 draws.
Martin entered his next fight with a mostly successful record of 22-0-1 and took this to 23 wins with a win against Vyacheslav Glazkov on January 16th, 2016 via TKO. Glazkov was stopped in the 3rd round via TKO meaning Martin was the first person to stop this opponent.
Martin went into his next fight against Anthony Joshua on April 9th, 2016 with a career record of 23 wins. Martin latest fight proved a step too far when he faced the first defeat of his career against Anthony Joshua in the 2nd round of a 12 round fight via KO. Lets hope he comes back stronger.