Belts on The Line
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Who won Ancajas vs Martinez?
Fernando Martinez beat Jerwin Ancajas by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 26th February 2022 at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas in Nevada.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Fernando Martinez.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
This contest was for the IBF super flyweight championship of the world.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Chris Colbert losing to Hector Luis Garcia. Also, on the undercard Gary Antuanne Russell beat Viktor Postol.
Ancajas vs Martinez stats
Jerwin Ancajas stepped into the ring with a record of 33 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Fernando Martinez made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 13 wins and 0 draws, with 8 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Ancajas had a slight advantage in power over Martinez, with a 67% knock out percentage over Martinez's 62%.
Jerwin Ancajas was the older man by 30 years, at 30 years old.
Ancajas had a height advantage of 3 inches over Martinez.
Both Jerwin Ancajas & Fernando Martinez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Ancajas was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 23 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 8 years earlier than Martinez, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 151 more professional rounds, 231 to Martinez's 80.
Fernando Martinez was ranked number 11 by the IBF in the 115lb division.
Ancajas' last 4 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 10 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 11 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.5 rounds on average.
What time did Ancajas vs Martinez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:00 PM EST / 4:00 PM PST at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, which was around 12:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Ancajas vs Martinez?
Ancajas vs Martinez was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.
What were the odds on Ancajas vs Martinez?
Jerwin Ancajas was a 17/100 (-588) favourite going into the contest, while Fernando Martinez made his way into the ring at 7/2 (+350) with oddsmakers.