Former IBF featherweight world champion Kid Galahad is planning to return to the ring in March.

Galahad was shockingly knocked out cold by huge underdog Kiko Martinez back in November.

He was dominating the action for nearly four rounds, before Martinez decked him down hard near the end of the fifth. Galahad was never able to recover - and Martinez flattened him with a single punch at the start of the sixth.

The Sheffield boxer had the option of an immediate rematch, but he decided to take a pass.

Galahad is planning to move up in weight.

The 31-year-old fighter has revealed that he's been struggling to make the 126-pound limit for some time and even considering making a two division jump to lightweight - before settling on the super featherweight limit of 130, for now.

“I just feel like the time is right,” Galahad told The Sheffield Star. "I have been at this weight for a long time. Your body fills out, your body changes so much. Over the years when you train all the time you develop and become more of a man.

"He (Martinez) was getting battered. The reason why he won is because I probably shouldn’t have been fighting at that weight. Eventually that happens, eventually it catches up on you.

"The weight was what beat me. I have been in the ring with bigger punchers than him. I have been thinking about moving up for the last two or three years because the weight was getting too tight.

"I think I can make super featherweight comfortably, I’ll be big and stronger at that weight. I don’t think I could stay at this weight (super featherweight) forever, that’s why fighters move up weight divisions.”