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When is Martinez vs Mthalane?
Julio Cesar Martinez could face Moruti Mthalane in Early 2024 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Flyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 112 pounds (8 stone or 50.8 KG).
Martinez vs Mthalane stats
Julio Cesar Martinez would step into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Moruti Mthalane would make his way to the ring with a record of 39 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 26 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Martinez would have a slight advantage in power over Mthalane, with a 75% knock out percentage over Mthalane's 67%.
Julio Cesar Martinez is the younger man by 13 years, at 28 years old.
Mthalane has a height advantage of 1 inch over Martinez. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Julio Cesar Martinez & Moruti Mthalane fight out of an orthodox stance.
Martinez is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 20 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 14 year and 10 months later than Mthalane, whose first professional fight was in 2000. He has fought 137 less professional rounds, 123 to Mthalane's 260.
Julio Cesar Martinez goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the RING at flyweight.
Martinez vs Mthalane form
Martinez has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he beat Ronal Batista on 6th May 2023 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Estadio Akron, Zapopan, Mexico.
Previous to that, he had beat Samuel Carmona on 3rd December 2022 by majority decision in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez on 5th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Pechanga Arena, California.
Before that, he had been beaten by McWilliams Arroyo on 19th November 2021 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at SNHU Arena, New Hampshire.
He had won against Joel Cordova on 26th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.
Mthalane has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Sunny Edwards on 30th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Akira Yaegashi on 23rd December 2019 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Arena, Kanagawa, Japan.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Masayuki Kuroda on 13th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo.
Before that, he had won against Masahiro Sakamoto on 31st December 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Wynn Palace Cotai, Macao, China.
He had defeated Muhammad Waseem on 15th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
In terms of recent activity, Julio Cesar Martinez has been fighting more than Moruti Mthalane.
Julio Cesar Martinez last fought 8 months and 22 days ago, while Moruti Mthalane's last outing was 2 years, 8 months and 29 days ago.
Martinez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
Mthalane's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11 rounds on average.
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