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Who won Garcia vs Martin?
Sandor Martin beat Mikey Garcia by majority decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 16th October 2021 at Chukchansi Park in California.
The scorecards were announced as 93-97, 93-97, 95-95 in favor of winner Sandor Martin.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
Also, on the undercard Elwin Soto was defeated by Jonathan Gonzalez for the WBO World Junior Flyweight championship and Jesse Rodriguez beat Jose Alejandro Burgos.
Garcia vs Martin stats
Mikey Garcia stepped into the ring with a record of 40 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 30 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Sandor Martin made his way to the ring with a record of 38 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Garcia had a massive power advantage over Martin, boosting at 75% knock out percentage over Martin's 34%.
Mikey Garcia was the older man by 5 years, at 33 years old.
Martin had a height advantage of 1 inch over Garcia.
Mikey Garcia fought out of the orthodox stance, while Sandor Martin was a southpaw.
Garcia was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 5 years and 2 months earlier than Martin, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 16 less professional rounds, 248 to Martin's 264.
Mikey Garcia went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBC and 3 by the WBO at super lightweight.
Garcia vs Martin form
Mikey Garcia had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Jessie Vargas on 29th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Errol Spence Jr on 16th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Arlington.
Going into that contest, he had beat Robert Easter Jr 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 won against Sergey Lipinets on 10th March 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Alamodome, Texas.
He had beat Adrien Broner on 29th July 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
Martin had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Kay Prospere on 23rd April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Palau Olímpic, Cataluña, Spain.
Previous to that, he had defeated Joe Hughes on 12th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Palau Olímpic, Cataluña.
Going into that contest, he had won against Andrea Scarpa on 27th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Estadio Municipal de Nou Barris, Cataluña.
Before that, he had defeated Jorge Moreno on 23rd June 2018 by knockout in the 4th round at Hotel Novotel Madrid Center, Comunidad de Madrid.
Hehad lost to Anthony Yigit on 30th September 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Solnahallen, Stockholm, Sweden.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Sandor Martin had been fighting more than Mikey Garcia.
Going to this contest, Mikey Garcia had last fought 1 year, 7 months and 28 days ago, while Sandor Martin's last outing had been 6 months and 4 days ago.
Garcia's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.
Martin's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
What time did Garcia vs Martin start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Chukchansi Park, California, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Garcia vs Martin?
Mikey Garcia was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Sandor Martin made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.