PRESS RELEASE: Payne Boxing [12/15/2018]
Alberto Palmetta WBA Fedecaribe Welterweight Title, December 14th Professional Boxing
Alberto Palmetta won the vacant WBA Fedecaribe Welterweight Title on Friday, December 14 in an action packed fight against veteran boxer and Dominican Republic native, David Martinez (10-10-1). Palmetta ended the scheduled 10 round bout with a third round TKO in front of a sold-out crowd at Casa de los Clubes in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
“Payne Boxing is tremendously proud of Alberto and excited to be a part of this winning team,” said Gardner Payne, owner of Payne Boxing. “This is the first title of what we know will be a long and successful career.”
Martinez, who had won 8 out of his last 10 fights, came out aggressive looking to upset Palmetta and end the fight early. However, the Olympic veteran, Palmetta used his experience to his advantage setting Martinez up and using counter punches to drop Martinez in each of the first three rounds.
The victory improved Palmetta’s record to 10-1 and provided the Argentina native with the first title of his professional career.