Martyn Ford vs. Iranian Hulk Undercard Has Been Announced

Martyn Ford and the Iranian Hulk will headline the show but there are other fights to watch.

There is a set date, a location, and now we have an undercard. Martyn Ford and Sajad Gharibi, knows as the Iranian Hulk, will square off on April 2 at the O2 Arena in London. On Thursday, the full fight card for the night was released.

This fight is years in the making. The much-anticipated event has gotten personal at times and it should make for a memorable night of boxing. Other fighters looking to be apart of the event will have a chance to show what they can do as well.

Below, you can find the full fight card that will take place on April 2 in London.

Martyn Ford vs. Iranian Hulk Undercard

  • Martyn Ford vs Iranian Hulk (Main Event)
  • Patrice Evra vs TBC
  • Jamie O’Hara vs Kris Boyson
  • Jack Fincham vs TBC
  • James English vs TBC
  • Jess Bays vs TBC
  • Elijah Niko vs Keegan Hirst
  • Theo Campbell vs Connagh Howard
  • Brad Scott MMA vs Conan Barbaru
  • AJ Bunker vs Carla Jade
  • Ventour vs Jacques Fraser
  • Jamie O’Hara vs Kris Boyson
  • Frank London vs TBC

It is clear that both behemoths want to get the better of the other in the ring. Martyn Ford recently trained with champion kickboxer Rico Verhoeven in order to fine tune his skills heading into the event. He enters the match with experience in MMA and Brazialian jiu-jitsu.

While the Iranian Hulk does not have experience in the ring, he will have a distinct weight advantage. The bodybuilder is expected to come into the match weighing around 390 pounds. Ford weighs around 300 pounds but has seven inches of height on Gharibi at 6-foot-9. This makes it an extremely interesting matchup on paper.

It can all be thrown out in the ring when two fighters want to come out on top. Some believe that the Iranian Hulk might be able to gain an advantage because of his weight as the fight gets deeper and deeper.

Regardless of the outcome, what we do know is that there will be a full night of boxing in the famous O2 Arena in London come April 2. There is expected to be around 20,000 fans in attendance to watch what could be a special night of fighting.

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Greg Patuto
Greg has covered the four major sports for six years and has been featured on sites such as Sports Illustrated, Fox Sports, SB Nation,, and FanSided. Now, he is transitioning into the world of bodybuilding and strength sports.