Feb 22 2020
Saturday

MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States

12 rounds contest
@ Heavyweight
27-2-1
TKO 6
TKO 6
20-3-1

The tape

35
Age
39
6' 5" / 196 cm
Height
6' 6" / 198 cm
79.9" / 203 cm
Reach
81.9" / 208 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKODQUDTKOTKO
Form
KOTKOUDRTDTKO
27
Wins
20
24
By KO
13
89
KO%
65
2
Loses
3
1
Draws
1
2012
Debut
2012

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

-
The Ring
-
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
11
IBF
9

Charles Martin vs Gerald Washington report

Who won Martin vs Washington?

Charles Martin beat Gerald Washington by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 22nd February 2020 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.

This fight appeared on the undercard of Deontay Wilder losing to Tyson Fury for the WBC World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship. Also, on the undercard Emanuel Navarrete beat Jeo Santisima for the WBO World Junior Featherweight belt, Sebastian Fundora defeated Daniel Lewis and Amir Imam was defeated by Javier Molina.

Martin vs Washington stats

Charles Martin stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 24 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Gerald Washington made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 13 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Martin had a large advantage in power over Washington, boosting at 89% knock out percentage over Washington's 65%.

Charles Martin was the younger man by 4 years, at 35 years old.

Washington had a height advantage of 1 inch over Martin. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Charles Martin fought out of the southpaw stance, while Gerald Washington was an orthodox fighter.

Martin's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Washington's, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 months later than Washington, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 10 less professional rounds, 107 to Washington's 117.

Charles Martin went into the fight ranked number 11 by the IBF at heavyweight.

Gerald Washington was ranked number 9 by the IBF in the 201lb division.

Martin vs Washington form

Martin had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Daniel Martz on 13th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Armory, Minnesota, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Gregory Corbin on 16th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 8th round at AT&T Stadium, Texas.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Adam Kownacki on 8th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.

Before that, he had lost to Anthony Joshua on 9th April 2016 by knockout in the 2nd round in their IBF World Heavyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

He had beat Vyacheslav Glazkov on 16th January 2016 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their IBF World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.

Gerald Washington had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Robert Helenius on 13th July 2019 by knockout in the 8th round at Armory, Minnesota, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Adam Kownacki on 26th January 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Barclays Center, New York.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Jarrell Miller on 29th July 2017 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Barclays Center, New York.

Before that, he had been beaten by Deontay Wilder on 25th February 2017 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Legacy Arena, Birmingham.

Hehad won against Ray Austin on 16th July 2016 by knockout in the 4th round at Legacy Arena, Birmingham.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Gerald Washington had been fighting more than Charles Martin.

Going to this contest, Charles Martin had last fought 1 year, 11 months and 9 days ago, while Gerald Washington's last outing had been 1 year, 11 months and 9 days ago.

Martin's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 1 month. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.4 rounds on average.

Washington's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.4 rounds on average.

What time did Martin vs Washington start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Martin vs Washington?

Martin vs Washington was broadcast on ESPN PPV in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by BT Sport Box Office.

What were the odds on Martin vs Washington?

Charles Martin was a 1/4 (-400) favourite going into the contest, while Gerald Washington made his way into the ring at 3/1 (+300) with oddsmakers.

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