Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Nevada, United States
Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Martinez vs Moralde?
Xavier Martinez beat John Vincent Moralde by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Friday 5th April 2019 at Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall in Nevada.
The fight took place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Martinez vs Moralde stats
Xavier Martinez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 13 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
John Vincent Moralde made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Martinez had advantage in power over Moralde, with a 69% knock out percentage over Moralde's 52%.
Xavier Martinez was the younger man by 3 years, at 23 years old.
Both Xavier Martinez & John Vincent Moralde fought out of an orthodox stance.
Martinez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 year and 9 months later than Moralde, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 25 less professional rounds, 67 to Moralde's 92.
Martinez vs Moralde form
Martinez remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Deivi Julio Bassa on 9th February 2019 by knockout in the 5th round at Dignity Health Sports Park , California, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Oscar Bravo on 22nd September 2018 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Nevada.
Moralde had lost to all of his last 1 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Jamel Herring on 14th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Save Mart Arena, California, United States.
Martinez's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 month and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.5 rounds on average.