Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Nevada, United States
Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Martinez vs Bravo?
Xavier Martinez beat Oscar Bravo by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 22nd September 2018 at Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall in Nevada.
The fight took place over 6 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Martinez vs Bravo stats
Xavier Martinez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 11 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Oscar Bravo made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Martinez had advantage in power over Bravo, with a 64% knock out percentage over Bravo's 45%.
Xavier Martinez was the younger man by 9 years, at 23 years old.
Martinez had a height advantage of 3 inches over Bravo. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Xavier Martinez & Oscar Bravo fought out of an orthodox stance.
Martinez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 19 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 7 year and 4 months later than Bravo, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 171 less professional rounds, 67 to Bravo's 238.
Martinez vs Bravo form
Martinez remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Deivi Julio Bassa on 9th February 2019 by knockout in the 5th round at Dignity Health Sports Park , California, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Oscar Bravo on 22nd September 2018 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Nevada.
Martinez's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 month and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.5 rounds on average.