Martinez vs Mthalane

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  • Martinez vs Mthalane
  • 16-1-0 39-2-0
  • Potential : Summer 2020
  • USA
  • WBC World Flyweight Championship
  • IBF World Flyweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Flyweight
  • TKO 1KO 5NC TKO 9UD 12 < form KO 4UD 12TKO 10UD 12TKO 9 <
  • Tape
  • 25 age 37
  • 5' 4" / 163cm height 5' 5" / 166cm
  • reach 66.5" / 169cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • full record
  • 16 wins 39
  • 12 by ko 26
  • 75% Ko% 67%
  • 1 Losses 2
  • 0 Stopped 2
  • 0 draws 0
  • 2015 Debut 2000
  • 78 Pro rds 248
  • current rankings @ Flyweight
  • 3 The Ring 2
  • WBA
  • WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF

Martinez vs Mthalane Info

Julio Cesar Martinez could face Moruti Mthalane in Summer 2020 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).

The contest would be for the unified flyweight championship of the world, with the WBC & IBF belts on the line.

Martinez would be making his 2nd defence of the WBC World Flyweight Championship. He won this belt against Cristofer Rosales in December 2019. He has held this belt for 9 months and 10 days.

Mthalane will be making his 4th defence of the IBF World Flyweight Championship. He won this belt against Muhammad Waseem in July 2018. He has held this belt for 2 years 2 months and 15 days.

Martinez vs Mthalane stats

Julio Cesar Martinez would step into the ring with a record of 16 wins and 1 loss, 12 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 and 2 loses, 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 12 years, at 25 years old.

Mthalane has a height advantage of 1 inch over Martinez.

Both Julio Cesar Martinez & Moruti Mthalane fight out of an orthodox stance.

Martinez is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 24 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 14 year and 10 months later than Mthalane, who’s first professional fight was in 2000. He has fought 170 less professional rounds, 78 to Mthalane's 248.

Julio Cesar Martinez goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the RING in the 112lb division.

Moruti Mthalane is currently ranked number 2 by the RING in the 112lb division.

Martinez vs Mthalane form

Martinez has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he beat Jay Harris on 29th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Cristofer Rosales on 20th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Arizona.

Going into that contest, he had beat Charlie Edwards on 31st August 2019 by technical knockout in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had won against Andrew Selby on 23rd March 2019 by knockout in the 5th round in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Centro de Espectáculos del Recinto Ferial, Metepec, Mexico.

He had beat Irvin Ordaz on 26th January 2019 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Lienzo Charro, Jalisco.

Mthalane has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he defeated Akira Yaegashi on 23rd December 2019 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Arena, Kanagawa, Japan.

Previous to that, he had defeated Masayuki Kuroda on 13th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, 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.

He had beat Genisis Libranza on 28th April 2017 by knockout in the 4th round at South Africa, Cape Town, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Julio Cesar Martinez has been fighting more than Moruti Mthalane.

Julio Cesar Martinez last fought 7 months and 1 day ago, while Moruti Mthalane's last outing was 9 months and 7 days ago.

Martinez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 1 month and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.8 rounds on average.

Mthalane's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 7 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.4 rounds on average.

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