Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight
Who won Easter Jr vs Martin?
Robert Easter Jr beat Ryan Martin by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 20th February 2021 at Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut.
The scorecards were announced as 118-110, 117-111, 118-110 in favor of winner Robert Easter Jr.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Adrien Broner beating Jovanie Santiago. Also, on the undercard Otto Wallin beat Dominic Breazeale.
Easter Jr vs Martin stats
Robert Easter Jr stepped into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ryan Martin made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Easter Jr had a slight advantage in power over Martin, with a 64% knock out percentage over Martin's 58%.
Robert Easter Jr was the older man by 2 years, at 30 years old.
Both Robert Easter Jr & Ryan Martin fought out of an orthodox stance.
Easter Jr's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Martin's, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 10 months earlier than Martin, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 26 more professional rounds, 152 to Martin's 126.
Easter Jr vs Martin form
Robert Easter Jr had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Adrian Granados on 26th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Santander Arena, Reading, United States.
Previous to that, he had drawn with Rances Barthelemy on 27th April 2019 by split draw in their WBA World Lightweight championship fight at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Mikey Garcia on 28th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Lightweight and WBC World Lightweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
Before that, he had beat Javier Fortuna on 20th January 2018 by split decision in their IBF World Lightweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
He had won against Denis Shafikov on 30th June 2017 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Lightweight championship fight at Huntington Center, Toledo.
Martin had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Josh Taylor on 3rd November 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round at The SSE Hydro, Scotland, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Breidis Prescott on 5th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at StubHub Center, Carson, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Luis Eduardo Florez on 27th March 2018 by knockout in the 4th round at The Avalon, California.
Before that, he had won against Francisco Rojo on 16th September 2017 by split decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
He had defeated Marcos Jimenez on 30th July 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Ryan Martin had been fighting more than Robert Easter Jr.
Going to this contest, Robert Easter Jr had last fought 2 years, 1 month and 4 days ago, while Ryan Martin's last outing had been 3 years and 27 days ago.
Easter Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 5 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 58 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.6 rounds on average.
Martin's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 4 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.
What time did Easter Jr vs Martin start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, United States, which was around 1:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Easter Jr vs Martin?
Easter Jr vs Martin was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.
What were the odds on Easter Jr vs Martin?
Robert Easter Jr was a 13/100 (-769) favourite going into the contest, while Ryan Martin made his way into the ring at 11/2 (+550) with oddsmakers.