Martinez vs Marrero Info
Xavier Martinez beat Claudio Marrero by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 24th October 2020 at Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut.
The scorecards were announced as 114-112, 115-111, 114-112 in favor of winner Xavier Martinez.
The fight took place over rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
Martinez vs Marrero stats
Xavier Martinez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 15 wins, zero loses and draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Claudio Marrero made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 4 loses and draws, with 17 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Martinez had a slight advantage in power over Marrero, with a 73% knock out percentage over Marrero's 71%.
Xavier Martinez was the younger man by 8 years, at 23 years old.
Martinez had 1-inch reach advantage.
Xavier Martinez fought out of the orthodox stance, while Claudio Marrero was a southpaw.
Martinez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 4 year and 9 months later than Marrero, who’s first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 82 less professional rounds, 67 to Marrero's 149.
Xavier Martinez went into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBA in the 130lb division.
Claudio Marrero was ranked number 4 by the WBA in the 130lb division.
Martinez vs Marrero form
Martinez remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Jessie Cris Rosales on 1st November 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat John Vincent Moralde on 5th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had won against Deivi Julio Bassa on 9th February 2019 by knockout in the 5th round at Dignity Health Sports Park , California.
Before that, he had beat Oscar Bravo on 22nd September 2018 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Nevada.
Claudio Marrero had stopped all of his last 1 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Carlos Zambrano on 29th April 2017 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBA Interim World Featherweight championship fight at Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Las Vegas, United States.
Martinez's last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year 1 month and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
What time did Martinez vs Marrero start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 pm EST / 7:00 pm PST at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, United States, which was around 2:00 am GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Martinez vs Marrero?
Martinez vs Marrero was broadcast on ShowTime in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Fite.tv PPV UK.