El Malecon, Cantabria, Spain
Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Martinez vs Raygoza?
Kiko Martinez beat Noe Martinez Raygoza by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Friday 21st August 2020 at El Malecon in Cantabria.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Sergio Martinez beating Jose Miguel Fandino. Also, on the undercard Sergio Garcia beat Pablo Mendoza.
Martinez vs Raygoza stats
Kiko Martinez stepped into the ring with a record of 9 wins, 2 loses and 28 draws.
Noe Martinez Raygoza made his way to the ring with a record of 10 wins, 2 loses and 10 draws.
The stats suggested that Martinez and Raygoza have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Kiko Martinez was the older man by 7 years, at 35 years old.
Kiko Martinez fought out of the orthodox stance, while Noe Martinez Raygoza was a southpaw.
Martinez was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 17 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 5 years and 8 months earlier than Raygoza, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 120 more professional rounds, 326 to Raygoza's 206.
Martinez vs Raygoza form
Martinez had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Jayro Duran on 11th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Pabellón de la Vall d'Hebron, Cataluña, Spain.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Zelfa Barrett on 13th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had beat Noe Martinez Raygoza on 21st August 2020 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at El Malecon, Cantabria, Spain.
Before that, he had lost to Gary Russell Jr on 18th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBC World Featherweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
He had been beaten by Josh Warrington on 13th May 2017 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at First Direct Arena, Leeds, United Kingdom.
Martinez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
What time did Martinez vs Raygoza start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:00 PM UTC at El Malecon, Cantabria, Spain, which was 3:00 PM EST or 12:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 8:00 PM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Martinez vs Raygoza?
Kiko Martinez was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Noe Martinez Raygoza made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.