VS
Late 2024
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Lightweight
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31-0-0

The tape

29
Age
28
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
68.1" / 173 cm
Reach
69.7" / 177 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

KO 8UD 12UD 12TKO 10TKO 4
Form
KO 3TKO 4KO 6KO 2UD 12
18
Wins
31
12
By KO
27
67
KO%
87
1
Losses
0
1
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2015
102
Pro rounds
138

Current rankings @ Lightweight

7
The Ring
3
9
WBA
1
-
WBC
1
-
WBO
1
5
IBF
1

Frank Martin vs William Zepeda preview


When is Martin vs Zepeda?

Frank Martin could take on William Zepeda in late 2024 the United States.

The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 kg).

Martin vs Zepeda stats

Frank Martin would step into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 1 loss, and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

William Zepeda would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 31 wins and 0 draws, with 27 of those by knockout.

The stats suggest Zepeda would have an advantage in power over Martin, with a 87% knockout percentage compared to Martin's 67%.

Frank Martin is the older man by 1 year, at 29 years old.

Zepeda has a height advantage of 1 inch over Martin. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Frank Martin and William Zepeda fight out of a southpaw stance.

Martin is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 12 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2017, 1 year and 10 months later than Zepeda, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 36 fewer professional rounds, totaling 102 compared to Zepeda's 138.

Frank Martin goes into the fight ranked number 9 by the WBA, 5 by the IBF, and 7 by The Ring at lightweight.

William Zepeda is currently ranked number 1 by the WBA, 1 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO, 1 by the IBF, and 3 by The Ring in the 135lb division.

Martin vs Zepeda form

Martin has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he lost to Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis on June 15, 2024, by knockout in the 8th round in their WBA Super World Lightweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Artem Harutyunyan on July 15, 2023, by unanimous decision in their WBC World Lightweight eliminator fight at The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Michel Rivera on December 17, 2022, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had won against Jackson Marinez on July 9, 2022, by technical knockout in the 10th round at Alamodome, San Antonio.

He had beaten Romero Duno on January 1, 2022, by technical knockout in the 4th round at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida.

Zepeda remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Giovanni Cabrera on July 6, 2024, by knockout in the 3rd round at Toyota Arena, Ontario, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Maxi Hughes on March 16, 2024, by technical knockout in the 4th round in their IBF World Lightweight eliminator fight at The Chelsea, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had won against Mercito Gesta on September 16, 2023, by knockout in the 6th round at Commerce Casino, Commerce.

Before that, he had defeated Jaime Arboleda on April 29, 2023, by knockout in the 2nd round at College Park Center, Arlington.

He had beaten Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz on October 29, 2022, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Pechanga Arena, San Diego.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, William Zepeda has been fighting more than Frank Martin.

Frank Martin last fought 5 months and 13 days ago, while William Zepeda's last outing was 4 months and 22 days ago.

Martin's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 27 days, which means he has been fighting approximately every 7 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.2 rounds on average.

Zepeda's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 30 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.4 rounds on average.

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