Aguilar vs Selby Info
Julio Cesar Martinez beat Andrew Selby by knockout in the 5th round on Saturday 23rd March 2019 at Centro de Espectáculos del Recinto Ferial in Metepec.
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.
Aguilar vs Selby stats
Julio Cesar Martinez stepped into the ring with a record of 13 wins, 1 loss and draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Andrew Selby made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 11 wins and draws, with 6 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Martinez had a large advantage in power over Selby, boosting at 77% knock out percentage over Selby's 55%.
Julio Cesar Martinez was the younger man by 6 years, at 25 years old.
Selby had a height advantage of 2 inches over Martinez.
Both Julio Cesar Martinez & Andrew Selby fought out of an orthodox stance.
Martinez's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Selby's, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 14 days earlier than Selby, who’s first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 14 less professional rounds, 78 to Selby's 92.
Julio Cesar Martinez went into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBC in the 112lb division.
Andrew Selby was ranked number 1 by the WBC, 8 by the WBO and 9 by the IBF in the 112lb division.
Aguilar vs Selby 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 31st August 2019 by in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat Irvin Ordaz on 26th January 2019 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Lienzo Charro, Jalisco.
Before that, he had won against Victor Ruiz on 6th October 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Gasmart Stadium, Baja California.
He had beat Juan Luis Lopez on 11th August 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Arena Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal.
Selby had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Maximino Flores on 7th October 2017 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight eliminator fight at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Cristofer Rosales on 26th May 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff.
Going into that contest, he had won against Cristofer Rosales on 26th May 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Motorpoint Arena, Wales.
Before that, he had defeated Ardin Diale on 4th February 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Olympia, Kensington.
He had beat Jake Bornea on 18th November 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Andrew Selby had been fighting more than Julio Cesar Martinez.
Going to this contest, Julio Cesar Martinez had last fought 1 year and 21 days ago, while Andrew Selby's last outing had been 2 years 11 months and 14 days ago.
Martinez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
Selby's last 5 fights had come over a period of 10 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.6 rounds on average.
What time did Aguilar vs Selby start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 3:00 am UTC at Centro de Espectáculos del Recinto Ferial, Metepec, Mexico, which was 11:00 pm EST or 8:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 3:00 am GMT in the UK.