Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
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 36 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 2 less professional rounds, 115 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.
Washington had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Ray Austin on 16th July 2016 by knockout in the 4th round at Legacy Arena, Birmingham, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Eddie Chambers on 30th April 2016 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at StubHub Center, Carson.
Going into that contest, he had drawn with Amir Mansour on 13th October 2015 by split draw in their 10 round contest at Little Creek Casino Resort, Shelton.
Before that, he had beat Jason Gavern on 13th March 2015 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario.
He had defeated Mike Sheppard on 11th December 2014 by knockout in the 1st round at Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Charles Martin had been fighting more than Gerald Washington.
Going to this contest, Charles Martin had last fought 3 years, 6 months and 17 days ago, while Gerald Washington's last outing had been 6 years, 6 months and 14 days ago.
Martin's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 29 days. 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 8 years, 1 month and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.2 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.
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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.