Feb 29 2020
Saturday

The Ford CenterThe Star, Texas, United States

12 rounds contest @ Flyweight
15-1-0
UD 12

Score cards

  • 116-111
  • 115-112
  • 118-109
UD 12
17-0-0

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Belts on The Line

WBC World Flyweight Championship

The tape

27
Age
31
5' 4" / 163 cm
Height
5' 5" / 165 cm
N/A
Reach
N/A
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKONCKOTKOKO
Form
KOUDPTSTKOPTS
15
Wins
17
12
By KO
9
80
KO%
53
1
Loses
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2013

Tape rankings @ Flyweight

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The Ring
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WBA
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WBC
5
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WBO
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IBF
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Julio Cesar Martinez vs Jay Harris report

Who won Martinez vs Harris?

Julio Cesar Martinez beat Jay Harris by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 29th February 2020 at The Ford Center at The Star in Texas.

The scorecards were announced as 116-111, 115-112, 118-109 in favor of winner Julio Cesar Martinez.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 112 pounds (8 stone or 50.8 KG).

This contest was for the WBC flyweight championship of the world.

This fight appeared on the undercard of Mikey Garcia beating Jessie Vargas. Also, on the undercard Kal Yafai was overcome by Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez for the WBA World Super Flyweight belt and Joseph Parker was victorious over Shawndell Terell Winters.

Martinez vs Harris stats

Julio Cesar Martinez stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Jay Harris made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 17 wins and 0 draws, with 9 of those by knock out.

The stats suggested Martinez had a large advantage in power over Harris, boosting at 80% knock out percentage over Harris' 53%.

Julio Cesar Martinez was the younger man by 4 years, at 27 years old.

Harris had a height advantage of 1 inch over Martinez.

Both Julio Cesar Martinez & Jay Harris fought out of an orthodox stance.

Martinez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 year and 2 months later than Harris, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 16 less professional rounds, 101 to Harris' 117.

Jay Harris was ranked number 5 by the WBC in the 112lb division.

Martinez vs Harris form

Julio Cesar Martinez had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated 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, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Charlie Edwards on 31st August 2019 by technical knockout in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Andrew Selby on 23rd March 2019 by knockout in the 5th round in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Centro de Espectáculos del Recinto Ferial, Metepec, Mexico.

Before that, he had beat Irvin Ordaz on 26th January 2019 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Lienzo Charro, Jalisco.

He had won against Victor Ruiz on 6th October 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Gasmart Stadium, Baja California.

Harris had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Paddy Barnes on 11th October 2019 by knockout in the 4th round at Ulster Hall, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had beat Angel Moreno on 1st June 2019 by points in the 12th round at Vale Sports Arena, Wales.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Brett Fidoe on 1st March 2019 by points in the 6th round at Vale Sports Arena, Wales.

Before that, he had won against Ross Murray on 3rd November 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their CBC Commonwealth Flyweight championship fight at York Hall, London.

Hehad defeated Cristian Narvaez on 11th August 2018 by points in the 6th round at Llandarcy Academy of Sport, Wales.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Julio Cesar Martinez had been fighting more than Jay Harris.

Going to this contest, Julio Cesar Martinez had last fought 2 years, 5 months and 2 days ago, while Jay Harris' last outing had been 2 years, 7 months and 11 days ago.

Martinez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.6 rounds on average.

Harris' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.2 rounds on average.

What time did Martinez vs Harris start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas, United States, which was around 2:00 AM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Martinez vs Harris?

Martinez vs Harris was broadcast on DAZN in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Sports Arena.

What were the odds on Martinez vs Harris?

Julio Cesar Martinez was a 11/100 (-909) favourite going into the contest, while Jay Harris made his way into the ring at 5/1 (+500) with oddsmakers.

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108

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