Martinez vs Rosales

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  • Martinez vs Rosales
  • 14-1-0 29-4-0
  • TKO 9 TKO 9
  • Friday 20th December 2019
  • Talking Stick Resort Arena, Arizona, USA
  • WBC World Flyweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Flyweight
  • Tape
  • 24 age 25
  • 5' 4" / 163cm height 5' 7" / 169cm
  • reach 71.3" / 181cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • tape record
  • NC KO TKO KO KO < form TKO UD KO TKO TKO <
  • 14 wins 29
  • 11 by ko 20
  • 79% Ko% 69%
  • 1 Losses 4
  • 0 draws 0
  • 2015 Debut 2013
  • tape rankings @ Flyweight
  • WBA
  • 1 WBC 2
  • WBO
  • IBF

Martinez vs Rosales Info

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

The fight took place over rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 112 pounds (8 stone or 50.8 KG).

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

Martinez vs Rosales stats

Julio Cesar Martinez stepped into the ring with a record of 14 wins, 1 loss and draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Cristofer Rosales made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 4 loses and draws, with 20 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Martinez had a slight advantage in power over Rosales, with a 79% knock out percentage over 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.

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

Martinez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 18 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 year and 4 months later than Rosales, who’s first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 127 less professional rounds, 78 to Rosales' 205.

Julio Cesar Martinez went into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBC in the 112lb division.

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 had won against Cristofer Rosales on 20th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Arizona, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Charlie Edwards on 31st August 2019 by technical knockout in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

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

Before that, he had beat Irvin Ordaz on 26th January 2019 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Lienzo Charro, Jalisco.

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

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 22nd December 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had won against Paddy Barnes on 18th August 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 defeated Daigo Higa on 15th April 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Arena, Kanagawa, Japan.

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

He had won against Martin Tecuapetla on 28th July 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 to this contest, Julio Cesar Martinez had last fought 9 months and 7 days ago, while Cristofer Rosales' last outing had been 1 year 9 months and 5 days ago.

Martinez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 2 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.6 rounds on average.

Rosales' last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 4 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 8 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, Arizona, 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.

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