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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 6 years, at 34 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 26 less professional rounds, 248 to Martin's 274.
Mikey Garcia went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBC and 3 by the WBO at super lightweight.
Garcia vs Martin form
Garcia had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Elio Rojas on 30th July 2016 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Juan Carlos Burgos on 25th January 2014 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Going into that contest, he had won against Roman Martinez on 9th November 2013 by knockout in the 8th round in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at American Bank Center, Corpus Christi.
Before that, he had beat Juan Manuel Lopez on 15th June 2013 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at American Airlines Center, Dallas.
He had defeated Orlando Salido on 19th January 2013 by technical decision in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, 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 won against Kay Prospere on 23rd April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Palau Olímpic, Cataluña, Spain.
Previous to that, he had won against Joe Hughes on 12th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Palau Olímpic, Cataluña.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Andrea Scarpa on 27th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Estadio Municipal de Nou Barris, Cataluña.
Before that, he had beat Jorge Moreno on 23rd June 2018 by knockout in the 4th round at Hotel Novotel Madrid Center, Comunidad de Madrid.
Hehad been beaten by 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 5 years, 9 months and 19 days ago, while Sandor Martin's last outing had been 1 year and 26 days ago.
Garcia's last 5 fights had come over a period of 9 years and 4 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 10 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
Martin's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 4 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.