Texas, United States
Current rankings @ Super Middleweight
When is Martinez vs Cesar Jr II?
Sergio Martinez could face the challenge of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr in Summer 2021 in Texas.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
Martinez vs Cesar Jr II stats
Sergio Martinez would step into the ring with a record of 53 wins, 3 loses and 2 draws, 30 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr would make his way to the ring with a record of 51 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 33 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Chavez Jr would have a slight advantage in power over Martinez, with a 65% knock out percentage over Martinez's 57%.
Sergio Martinez is the older man by 11 years, at 45 years old.
Chavez Jr has a height advantage of 3 inches over Martinez. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
Sergio Martinez fights out of the southpaw stance, while Julio Cesar Chavez Jr is an orthodox fighter.
Martinez is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 1997, 5 years and 8 months earlier than Chavez Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He has fought 107 more professional rounds, 417 to Chavez Jr's 310.
Martinez vs Cesar Jr II form
Martinez has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against Jussi Koivula on 19th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Bolera Severino Prieto, Cantabria, Spain.
Previous to that, he had won against Jose Miguel Fandino on 21st August 2020 by knockout in the 7th round at Torrelavega, Cantabria.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Miguel Cotto on 7th June 2014 by knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Before that, he had lost to Miguel Cotto on 7th June 2014 by knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
He had beat Martin Murray on 27th April 2013 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Middleweight championship fight at Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield, Distrito Federal, Argentina.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Jeyson Minda on 27th November 2020 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Parque Revolucion, Sinaloa, Mexico.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Mario Abel Cazares on 25th September 2020 by technical decision in their 6 round contest at Grand Hotel, Baja California.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Daniel Jacobs on 20th December 2019 by technical decision in the 5th round at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix, United States.
Before that, he had defeated Evert Bravo on 10th August 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Estadio Antonio R. Marquez, Jalisco, Mexico.
He had been beaten by Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on 6th May 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
In terms of recent activity, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr has been fighting more than Sergio Martinez.
Sergio Martinez last fought 1 month and 8 days ago, while Julio Cesar Chavez Jr's last outing was 2 months ago.
Martinez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 7 years, 7 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 10 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
Chavez Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.6 rounds on average.