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Julio Cesar Martinez vs Sunny Edwards preview
When is Martinez vs Edwards?
Julio Cesar Martinez could take on Sunny Edwards in Autumn/Fall 2023 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 20 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Sunny Edwards would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 19 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 75% knock out percentage over Edwards' 21%.
Julio Cesar Martinez is the older man by 1 year, at 28 years old.
Martinez has a height advantage of 1 inch over Edwards. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.
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 26 less professional rounds, 123 to Edwards' 149.
Julio Cesar Martinez goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the RING at flyweight.
Sunny Edwards is currently ranked number 1 by the RING in the 112lb division.
Martinez vs Edwards form
Martinez has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he defeated Ronal Batista on 6th May 2023 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Estadio Akron, Zapopan, Mexico.
Previous to that, he had defeated Samuel Carmona on 3rd December 2022 by majority decision in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez on 5th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Pechanga Arena, California.
Before that, he had been beaten by McWilliams Arroyo on 19th November 2021 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at SNHU Arena, New Hampshire.
He had beat Joel Cordova on 26th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.
Edwards remains undefeated as a professional.
In his last fight, he won against Felix Alvarado on 11th November 2022 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Utilita Arena, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Muhammad Waseem on 19th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Duty Free Tennis Stadium, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jayson Mama on 11th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Coca-Cola Arena, Dubai.
Before that, he had defeated Moruti Mthalane on 30th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
He had won against Thomas Essomba on 29th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at BT Sport Studio, London.
In terms of recent activity, Julio Cesar Martinez has been fighting more than Sunny Edwards.
Julio Cesar Martinez last fought 30 days ago, while Sunny Edwards' last outing was 6 months and 25 days ago.
Martinez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
Edwards' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 12 rounds on average.
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