Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Flyweight
When is Martinez vs Edwards?
Julio Cesar Martinez could take on Sunny Edwards in Summer 2022 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Flyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 112 pounds (8 stone or 50.8 KG).
Martinez vs Edwards stats
Julio Cesar Martinez would step into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Sunny Edwards would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 16 wins and 0 draws, with 4 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Martinez would have a massive power advantage over Edwards, boosting at 78% knock out percentage over Edwards' 25%.
Julio Cesar Martinez is the older man by 1 year, at 26 years old.
Martinez has a height advantage of 1 inch over Edwards.
Both Julio Cesar Martinez & Sunny Edwards fight out of an orthodox stance.
Martinez's experience as a professional fighter is currently relatively equal to Edwards', having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 11 months earlier than Edwards, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 27 less professional rounds, 86 to Edwards' 113.
Julio Cesar Martinez goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the RING at flyweight.
Sunny Edwards is currently ranked number 3 by the RING in the 112lb division.
Martinez vs Edwards form
Martinez has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he 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.
Previous to that, he had defeated 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jay Harris on 29th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas, United States.
Before that, he had won against Cristofer Rosales on 20th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Arizona.
He had won against Charlie Edwards on 31st August 2019 by technical knockout in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Edwards remains undefeated as a professional.
In his last fight, he beat Moruti Mthalane on 30th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Thomas Essomba on 29th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at BT Sport Studio, London.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Marcel Braithwaite on 21st December 2019 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Super Flyweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London.
Before that, he had won against Hugo Rosendo Guarneros on 14th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at York Hall, London.
Hehad defeated Hiram Gallardo on 13th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at O2 Arena, London.
In terms of recent activity, Julio Cesar Martinez has been fighting more than Sunny Edwards.
Julio Cesar Martinez last fought 3 months and 28 days ago, while Sunny Edwards' last outing was 5 months and 24 days ago.
Martinez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.2 rounds on average.
Edwards' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 56 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Martinez vs Edwards?
Sunny Edwards is currently (+100) to win the contest outright, while you can get (+100) on Julio Cesar Martinez if you fancy the incredible upset.