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When is Martinez vs Cesar Jr II?
Sergio Martinez could face the challenge of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr in Summer 2024 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 57 wins, 3 loses and 2 draws, 32 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 56%.
Sergio Martinez is the older man by 11 years, at 49 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 6 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 130 more professional rounds, 440 to Chavez Jr's 310.
Martinez vs Cesar Jr II form
Martinez has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he won against Macaulay McGowan on 27th January 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Wizink Center, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain.
Previous to that, he had won against Brian Rose on 25th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Valdemoro, Comunidad de Madrid.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jussi Koivula on 19th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Bolera Severino Prieto, Cantabria.
Before that, he had defeated Jose Miguel Fandino on 21st August 2020 by knockout in the 7th round at Torrelavega, Cantabria.
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.
Chavez Jr has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against David Zegarra on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Palenque de la Feria Ganadera, Sinaloa, Mexico.
Previous to that, he had lost to Anderson Silva on 19th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Estadio Jalisco, Jalisco.
Going into that contest, he had won against Jeyson Minda on 27th November 2020 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Parque Revolucion, Sinaloa.
Before 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.
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.
In terms of recent activity, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr has been fighting more than Sergio Martinez.
Sergio Martinez last fought 2 years, 5 months and 29 days ago, while Julio Cesar Chavez Jr's last outing was 2 years, 7 months and 8 days ago.
Martinez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 10 years, 1 month and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 2 years and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
Chavez Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.6 rounds on average.
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