Ryan Martin (born February 26, 1993) is an American lightweight amateur boxer. For over a decade Martin has compiled 202 bouts and 12 national championships. He’s been an elite team member of USA Boxing and is the most decorated amateur in Chattanooga, TN.
Currently, Ryan will be turning professional under the famed rap mogul Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson’s promotional company–SMS Promotions. The Rapper’s company expects to be one of the best promotional companies in the world.
Former professional boxer Tim VanNewhouse of Cleveland, Ohio will manage Martin. VanNewhouse currently manages undefeated Mark “Too Sharp” Davis (17-0) who’s also signed to the SMS Banner.
Martin is moving to the Cleveland area to be under the tutelage of Professional Boxing trainer Joseph Delguyd. His training regime will include strength and conditioning exercises in the mornings followed by competitive sparring and professional boxing techniques in the evenings. Martin will become a fulltime professional boxer focusing on dedicating his craft to become a world champion.
Trainer, Delguyd is well known for training Light welterweight Craig Webber who defeated Angel Manfredy to eventually fight for the IBA World Championship.
According to VanNewhouse Martin will make his pro debut in the month of September.
Amateur highlights (180 Wins and 22 losses)
Gold medalist at the 2004, 2005, and 2006 Jr. Golden Glove National Championships
Gold medalist at the 2005 and 2007 National Silver Gloves
Gold medalist at the 2005, 2006 and 2007 Ring Side Summer Games
Gold Medalist at the 2006 Ringside World Championships
Silver medalist at the 2008 Junior Olympics
USA Team Member at 2008 USA VS Dom Duel
Gold Medal at the 2010 Men’s U-19 National Championships
USA Team Member at 2010 U-19 World Games
USA Representative at 2011 and 2012 US Championships
2012 Olympic Trials qualifier for the 2012 Olympic games on points to Robert Easter (14-8)
Martin’s significant wins include defeating:
Gary Russell (132lbs)
Kenneth Sims (132lbs)
Julian Rodriguez (132lbs)
Aceson Lersore (141lbs)