Hialeah Park Racing & Casino, Hialeah, United States
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Anthony Martinez vs David Light report
Who won Martinez vs Light?
David Light beat Anthony Martinez by knockout in the 1st round on Saturday 7th May 2022 at Hialeah Park Racing & Casino in Hialeah.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
The undercard featured the clash of Pero vs Perez.
Martinez vs Light stats
Anthony Martinez stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
David Light made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 17 wins and 0 draws.
Anthony Martinez was the younger man by 31 years, at years old.
Martinez had a height advantage of 2 inches over Light. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Anthony Martinez & David Light fought out of an orthodox stance.
Martinez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2018, 3 months later than Light, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 67 less professional rounds, 30 to Light's 97.
Anthony Martinez went into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBO at cruiserweight.
David Light was ranked number 6 by the WBO and 9 by the IBF in the 200lb division.
Martinez vs Light form
Light had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Brandon Glanton on 2nd December 2022 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Whitesands Events Center, Plant City, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Vikas Singh on 8th October 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Newcastle Entertainment Centre, Broadmeadow, Newcastle, Australia.
Going into that contest, he had beat Anthony Martinez on 7th May 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Hialeah Park Racing & Casino, Hialeah, United States.
Before that, he had defeated Mose Auimatagi Jnr on 19th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at ABA Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand.
He had won against Lance Bryant on 13th November 2020 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Sky City Theatre, Auckland.
Light's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.8 rounds on average.
What time did Martinez vs Light start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Hialeah Park Racing & Casino, Hialeah, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
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