Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Martinez vs Arroyo?
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 112 pounds (8 stone or 50.8 KG).
This contest was for the WBC flyweight championship of the world.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Demetrius Andrade beating Jason Quigley for the WBO World Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard Murodjon Akhmadaliev beat Jose Velasquez for the WBA Super World Super Bantamweight and IBF World Junior Featherweight belts, Kali Reis defeated Jessica Camara and Demsey McKean was victorious over Don Haynesworth.
Martinez vs Arroyo stats
Back in November 2021, Julio Cesar Martinez stepped into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
McWilliams Arroyo made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Martinez had a slight advantage in power over Arroyo, with a 78% knock out percentage over Arroyo's 76%.
Julio Cesar Martinez was the younger man by 9 years, at 26 years old.
Both Julio Cesar Martinez & McWilliams Arroyo fought out of an orthodox stance.
Martinez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 5 year and 7 months later than Arroyo, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 19 less professional rounds, 123 to Arroyo's 142.
Martinez vs Arroyo form
Martinez had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Joel Cordova on 26th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.
Previous to that, he had won against Moises Calleros on 23rd October 2020 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Gimnasio TV Azteca, Distrito Federal.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jay Harris on 29th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas, United States.
Before that, he had defeated Cristofer Rosales on 20th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Arizona.
He had defeated Charlie Edwards on 31st August 2019 by technical knockout in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Arroyo 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 won against Abraham Rodriguez on 27th February 2021 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBC Interim World Flyweight championship fight at Hard Rock Stadium, Florida, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Kazuto Ioka on 8th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Forum, Inglewood.
Going into that contest, he had won against Carlos Cuadras on 24th February 2018 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Forum, Inglewood.
Before that, he had lost to Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez on 23rd April 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Flyweight and The Ring Flyweight championship fight at Forum, Inglewood.
He had defeated Victor Ruiz on 11th April 2015 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Coliseo Jose Miguel Agrelot, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Julio Cesar Martinez had been fighting more than McWilliams Arroyo.
Going to this contest, Julio Cesar Martinez had last fought 4 months and 24 days ago, while McWilliams Arroyo's last outing had been 8 months and 23 days ago.
Martinez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.2 rounds on average.
Arroyo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 7 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
What time did Martinez vs Arroyo start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST at SNHU Arena, New Hampshire, United States, which was around 1:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Martinez vs Arroyo?
Julio Cesar Martinez was a 13/100 (-770) favourite going into the contest, while McWilliams Arroyo made his way into the ring at 5/1 (+500) with oddsmakers.