Another up-and-comer stepped up to challenge the king, and another one has fallen.
Isaiah Martinez is the latest man to make five-time world and Olympic champion Jordan Burroughs' hit list, as the king reigned supreme in his home gym once again Saturday at Final X in Lincoln, NE, to make his eighth straight world/Olympic team.
Martinez clinched his spot to Final X - Lincoln with wins at the U.S. Open and World Team Trials to earn his spot opposite Burroughs. And though he showed up ready to scrap, it wouldn't be enough for the seasoned vet that is Jordan Burroughs.
Relive the two-match series that went down in Lincoln as Burroughs punched his ticket to Budapest, Hungary.
IMar shows grit but ultimately not enough against Burroughs:
Burroughs opens up his offense to take care of IMar: