Wizink Center, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Martinez vs McGowan?
Sergio Martinez beat Macaulay McGowan by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Thursday 27th January 2022 at Wizink Center in Comunidad de Madrid.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Sergio Martinez.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
Martinez vs McGowan stats
Sergio Martinez stepped into the ring with a record of 54 wins, 3 loses and 2 draws, 30 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Macaulay McGowan made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 3 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Martinez had a massive power advantage over McGowan, boosting at 56% knock out percentage over McGowan's 21%.
Sergio Martinez was the older man by 19 years, at 46 years old.
Sergio Martinez fought out of the southpaw stance, while Macaulay McGowan was an orthodox fighter.
Martinez was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 42 more fights, and made his debut in 1997, 16 years and 4 months earlier than McGowan, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 335 more professional rounds, 437 to McGowan's 102.
Sergio Martinez went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA at middleweight.
Martinez vs McGowan form
Martinez had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Brian Rose on 25th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Valdemoro, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain.
Previous to that, he had won against Jussi Koivula on 19th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Bolera Severino Prieto, Cantabria.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jose Miguel Fandino on 21st August 2020 by knockout in the 7th round at Torrelavega, Cantabria.
Before that, he had been beaten by Miguel Cotto on 7th June 2014 by knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
He had lost to Miguel Cotto on 7th June 2014 by knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Martinez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 7 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
McGowan's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 2 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
What time did Martinez vs McGowan start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM UTC at Wizink Center, Comunidad de Madrid, 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.
What were the odds on Martinez vs McGowan?
Sergio Martinez was a 1/10 (-999) favourite going into the contest, while Macaulay McGowan made his way into the ring at 11/2 (+550) with oddsmakers.