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Results: Charles Martin gets low blow DQ win on Spence vs. Garcia prelim

The Spence vs. Garcia prelim show saw a weird and foul-filled Heavyweight fight end in DQ. Take a look here.

Charles Martin v Gregory Corbin Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images

The Errol Spence Jr. vs. Mikey Garcia PPV kicked off on FS1 with a Heavyweight prelim fight, and it was a weird one. In the end, Charles Martin walked away with the rare disqualification win over Gregory Corbin after suffering through a barrage of low blows.

Corbin was striking low early in the fight and received mutiple warnings. In the 4th round, he was officially deducted a point for the low blow, and then again in the 5th. He was soon deducted a 3rd, which often times results in a DQ, but the referee let it continue. In the 8th round, yet another low blow caused the ref to stop the fight and DQ Corbin.

Take a look at the, uh, highlights below, and here on Twitter.

It’s a slightly unfortunate result for Martin, who was consistently landing well on Corbin throughout the night, rocking him on more than one occasion. He was on his way to an easy decision or late stoppage win, but now has to settle for the DQ.

Martin is a former world Heavyweight champion, best known for losing that title to Anthony Joshua in 2016. He was 2-1 since that fight and coming in off a September loss to Adam Kownacki. This extends his record to 26-2-1. Corbin suffers the first loss of his career here, dropping to 15-1. He came to boxing late and is 38 years old, so not in a position to recover from a loss - don’t expect to see much of him on the big stage moving forward.

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