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Who won Martin vs Harutyunyan?
Frank Martin beat Artem Harutyunyan by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 15th July 2023 at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 115-112, 115-112, 114-113 in favor of winner Frank Martin.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
This contest was an eliminator for the vacant WBC lightweight championship of the world.
Also, on the undercard Elvis Rodriguez was victorious over Viktor Postol and Freudis Rojas beat Diego Santiago Sanchez.
Martin vs Harutyunyan stats
Back in July 2023, Frank Martin stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 17 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Artem Harutyunyan made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 12 wins and 0 draws.
Frank Martin was the younger man by 5 years, at 28 years old.
Frank Martin fought out of the southpaw stance, while Artem Harutyunyan was an orthodox fighter.
Martin was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2017, 1 month earlier than Harutyunyan, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 11 more professional rounds, 94 to Harutyunyan's 83.
Frank Martin went into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBA, 5 by the WBC, 7 by the WBO and 6 by the IBF at lightweight.
Artem Harutyunyan was ranked number 8 by the WBC in the 135lb division.
Martin vs Harutyunyan form
Martin remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Michel Rivera on 17th December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Jackson Marinez on 9th July 2022 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Alamodome, San Antonio.
Going into that contest, he had beat Romero Duno on 1st January 2022 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida.
Before that, he had defeated Ryan Kielczweski on 21st August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada.
He had won against Jerry Perez on 20th April 2021 by knockout in the 7th round at Shrine Exposition Center, California.
Martin's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
Harutyunyan's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.
What time did Martin vs Harutyunyan start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:30 PM EST / 8:30 PM PST at The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 4:30 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Martin vs Harutyunyan?
Martin vs Harutyunyan was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.
What were the odds on Martin vs Harutyunyan?
Frank Martin was a 3/50 (-1700) favourite going into the contest, while Artem Harutyunyan made his way into the ring at 9/1 (+900) with oddsmakers.
|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Frank Martin - KO||75%|
|Frank Martin - Decision||25%|
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