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Feb 27 2016
Saturday

Honda Center, Anaheim, United States

12 round contest @ Featherweight
31-0-1 
TKO 5

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  • 39-35
TKO 5
35-6-0

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Belts on The Line

Vacant WBA Super World Featherweight Championship

The tape

27
Age
29
5' 7" / 171 cm
Height
5' 5" / 165 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
66.1" / 168 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

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Form
TKOUDKOTKOTKO
31
Wins
35
17
By KO
26
55
KO%
74
0
Loses
6
Draws
0
2006
Debut
2004

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Leo Santa Cruz vs Kiko Martinez report


Who won Cruz vs Martinez?

Leo Santa Cruz beat Kiko Martinez by technical knockout in the 5th round on Saturday 27th February 2016 at Honda Center in Anaheim.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).

This contest was for the vacant WBA featherweight championship of the world.

Cruz vs Martinez stats

Back in February 2016, Leo Santa Cruz stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 31 wins, zero loses and 1  draw, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Kiko Martinez made his way to the ring with a record of 35 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 26 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Martinez had advantage in power over Santa Cruz, with a 74% knock out percentage over Santa Cruz's 55%.

Leo Santa Cruz was the younger man by 2 years, at 27 years old.

Santa Cruz had a height advantage of 2 inches over Martinez. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Both Leo Santa Cruz & Kiko Martinez fought out of an orthodox stance.

Santa Cruz was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2006, 2 year and 4 months later than Martinez, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 72 less professional rounds, 277 to Martinez's 349.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Leo Santa Cruz had been fighting more than Kiko Martinez.

Going to this contest, Leo Santa Cruz had last fought 5 months and 29 days ago, while Kiko Martinez's last outing had been 7 months and 9 days ago.

Santa Cruz's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 1 month and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.

Martinez's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.

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Result

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Santa Cruz

Kiko

Martinez

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Round 1

Santa Cruz
draw
Martinez
Fight Finished Early

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Winner announced as

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Leo Santa Cruz

Kiko Martinez

108

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