Dec 19 2020
Saturday

Bolera Severino Prieto, Cantabria, Spain

10 rounds contest
@ Middleweight
Jussi Koivula
Koivula
Finland flag
52-3-2
TKO 9
TKO 9
24-7-1

The tape

45
Age
37
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 10" / 177 cm
72.8"
Reach
N/A
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

KORTDUDUDTKO
Form
TKOUDPTSSDDQ
52
Wins
24
29
By KO
9
56
KO%
38
3
Loses
7
2
Draws
1
1997
Debut
2008

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

11
The Ring
11
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Sergio Martinez vs Jussi Koivula report

Who won Martinez vs Koivula?

Sergio Martinez beat Jussi Koivula by technical knockout in the 9th round on Saturday 19th December 2020 at Bolera Severino Prieto in Cantabria.

The fight took place over 9 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).

Martinez vs Koivula stats

Sergio Martinez stepped into the ring with a record of 52 wins, 3 loses and 2 draws, 29 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Jussi Koivula made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw, with 9 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Martinez had advantage in power over Koivula, with a 56% knock out percentage over Koivula's 38%.

Sergio Martinez was the older man by 8 years, at 45 years old.

Sergio Martinez fought out of the southpaw stance, while Jussi Koivula was an orthodox fighter.

Martinez was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 25 more fights, and made his debut in 1997, 10 years and 8 months earlier than Koivula, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 220 more professional rounds, 417 to Koivula's 197.

Martinez vs Koivula form

Sergio Martinez had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Miguel Cotto on 7th June 2014 by in the 10th round in their WBC World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Miguel Cotto on 7th June 2014 by in the 10th round in their WBC World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Going into that contest, he had won against Martin Murray on 27th April 2013 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Middleweight championship fight at Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield, Distrito Federal, Argentina.

Before that, he had beat Julio Cesar Chavez Jr on 15th September 2012 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Middleweight championship fight at Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, United States.

He had defeated Julio Cesar Chavez Jr on 15th September 2012 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Middleweight championship fight at Thomas & Mack Center, Nevada.

Koivula had lost to all of his last 2 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Conor Benn on 21st June 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had lost to Leonard Bundu on 22nd April 2016 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Nelson Mandela Forum, Florence, Italy.

Activity check

Martinez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 56 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.2 rounds on average.

Koivula's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.5 rounds on average.

What time did Martinez vs Koivula start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 pm UTC at Bolera Severino Prieto, Cantabria, Spain, which was 5:00 pm EST or 2:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 pm GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Martinez vs Koivula?

Martinez vs Koivula was broadcast on Fite.tv PPV UK in the UK.

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