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Julio Cesar Martinez vs Ronal Batista report
Who won Martinez vs Batista?
Julio Cesar Martinez beat Ronal Batista by technical knockout in the 11th round on Saturday 6th May 2023 at Estadio Akron in Zapopan.
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 Canelo Alvarez beating John Ryder for the IBF World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight, WBC World Super Middleweight and WBO World Super Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard Gabriel Gollaz Valenzuela defeated Steve Spark and Oleksandr Gvozdyk was victorious over Ricards Bolotniks.
Martinez vs Batista stats
Julio Cesar Martinez stepped into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.
Ronal Batista made his way to the ring with a record of 15 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.
Julio Cesar Martinez was the older man by 2 years, at 28 years old.
Both Julio Cesar Martinez & Ronal Batista fought out of an orthodox stance.
Martinez was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 8 months earlier than Batista, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 16 more professional rounds, 123 to Batista's 107.
Martinez vs Batista form
Martinez had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Samuel Carmona on 3rd December 2022 by majority decision in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez on 5th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Pechanga Arena, California.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by McWilliams Arroyo on 19th November 2021 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at SNHU Arena, New Hampshire.
Before that, he had defeated Joel Cordova on 26th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.
He had beat 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.
Martinez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
What time did Martinez vs Batista start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 2:00 AM UTC at Estadio Akron, Zapopan, Mexico, which was 10:00 PM EST or 7:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Martinez vs Batista?
Martinez vs Batista was broadcast on DAZN Global in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by DAZN PPV.
What were the odds on Martinez vs Batista?
Julio Cesar Martinez was a 1/14 (-1400) favourite going into the contest, while Ronal Batista made his way into the ring at 7/1 (+700) with oddsmakers.
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