VS
Dec 20 2019
Friday

Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix, United States

12 round contest @ Flyweight
14-1-0
TKO 9
TKO 9
29-4-0

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Belts on The Line

Vacant WBC World Flyweight Championship

The tape

25
Age
25
5' 4" / 163 cm
Height
5' 7" / 169 cm
64.2" / 163 cm
Reach
71.3" / 181 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

NCKOTKOKOKO
Form
TKOUDKOTKOTKO
14
Wins
29
11
By KO
20
79
KO%
69
1
Loses
4
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2013

Tape rankings @ Flyweight

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The Ring
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WBA
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1
WBC
2
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WBO
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IBF
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Julio Cesar Martinez vs Cristofer Rosales report


Who won Martinez vs Rosales?

Julio Cesar Martinez beat Cristofer Rosales by technical knockout in the 9th round on Friday, December 20th, 2019, at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 112 pounds (8 stone or 50.8 kg).

This contest was for the vacant WBC flyweight championship of the world.

This fight appeared on the undercard of Daniel Jacobs beating Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Also on the undercard Maurice Hooker beat Uriel Perez, Liam Smith defeated Roberto Garcia, and Josh Kelly was victorious over Winston Campos.

Martinez vs Rosales stats

Back in December 2019, Julio Cesar Martinez stepped into the ring with a record of 14 wins, 1 loss, and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Cristofer Rosales made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, with 20 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Martinez had a slight advantage in power over Rosales, with a 79% knockout percentage compared to Rosales' 69%.

Julio Cesar Martinez was the same age as Cristofer Rosales, at 25 years old.

Rosales had a height advantage of 3 inches over Martinez. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.

Both Julio Cesar Martinez and Cristofer Rosales fought out of an orthodox stance.

Martinez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 18 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 years and 4 months later than Rosales, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 137 fewer professional rounds, totaling 137 compared to Rosales' 274.

Julio Cesar Martinez went into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBC at flyweight.

Cristofer Rosales was ranked number 2 by the WBC in the 112lb division.

Martinez vs Rosales form

Julio Cesar Martinez had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he Charlie Edwards on August 31, 2019, by in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had won against Andrew Selby on March 23, 2019, by knockout in the 5th round in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Centro de Espectáculos del Recinto Ferial, Metepec, Mexico.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Irvin Ordaz on January 26, 2019, by technical knockout in the 1st round at Lienzo Charro, Jalisco.

Before that, he had defeated Victor Ruiz on October 6, 2018, by knockout in the 1st round at Gasmart Stadium, Baja California.

He had won against Juan Luis Lopez on August 11, 2018, by knockout in the 1st round at Arena Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal.

Rosales had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Charlie Edwards on December 22, 2018, by unanimous decision in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had defeated Paddy Barnes on August 18, 2018, by knockout in the 4th round in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Windsor Park, Northern Ireland.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Daigo Higa on April 15, 2018, by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Arena, Kanagawa, Japan.

Before that, he had won against Alexander Taylor on November 24, 2017, by technical knockout in the 8th round at Puerto Salvador Allende, Managua, Nicaragua.

He had beaten Martin Tecuapetla on July 28, 2017, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Nuevo Gimnasio Nicarao, Managua.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Julio Cesar Martinez had been fighting more than Cristofer Rosales.

Going into this contest, Julio Cesar Martinez had last fought 3 months and 19 days ago, while Cristofer Rosales' last outing had been 11 months and 28 days ago.

Martinez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 4 months and 9 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 3 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.

Rosales' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.

What time did Martinez vs Rosales start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix, United States, which was around 2:00 AM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Martinez vs Rosales?

Martinez vs Rosales was broadcast on DAZN in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Sports Action.

What were the odds on Martinez vs Rosales?

Julio Cesar Martinez was a 29/100 (-340) favorite going into the contest, while Cristofer Rosales made his way into the ring at 11/4 (+280) with oddsmakers.

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