Madison Square Garden, New York, United States
Belts on The Line
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Who won Martinez vs Cotto?
Miguel Cotto beat Sergio Martinez by on Saturday 7th June 2014 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
The scorecards were announced as 77-90, 77-90, 77-90 in favor of winner Miguel Cotto.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
This contest was for the WBC middleweight championship of the world.
Martinez vs Cotto stats
Sergio Martinez stepped into the ring with a record of 51 wins, 2 loses and 2 draws, 28 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Miguel Cotto made his way to the ring with a record of 38 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 31 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Cotto had a large advantage in power over Martinez, boosting at 82% knock out percentage over Martinez's 55%.
Sergio Martinez was the older man by 5 years, at 47 years old.
Martinez had a height advantage of 3 inches over Cotto. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Sergio Martinez fought out of the southpaw stance, while Miguel Cotto was an orthodox fighter.
Martinez was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 1997, 3 years and 1 month earlier than Cotto, whose first professional fight was in 2001. He had fought 94 more professional rounds, 439 to Cotto's 345.
Martinez's last 4 fights had come over a period of 10 years, 10 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 8 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.8 rounds on average.
Cotto's last 2 fights had come over a period of 10 years, 2 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 years, 1 month and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.5 rounds on average.
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