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Julio Cesar Martinez vs Junto Nakatani preview
When is Martinez vs Nakatani?
Julio Cesar Martinez could square off against Junto Nakatani in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Flyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 112 pounds (8 stone or 50.8 KG).
Martinez vs Nakatani 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.
Junto Nakatani would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 25 wins and 0 draws, with 19 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Nakatani would have a slight advantage in power over Martinez, with a 76% knock out percentage over Martinez's 75%.
Julio Cesar Martinez is the older man by 3 years, at 28 years old.
Nakatani has a height advantage of 3 inches over Martinez. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Julio Cesar Martinez fights out of the orthodox stance, while Junto Nakatani is a southpaw.
Martinez's experience as a professional fighter is currently relatively equal to Nakatani's, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 5 months later than Nakatani, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 5 more professional rounds, 123 to Nakatani's 118.
Julio Cesar Martinez goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the RING at flyweight.
Martinez vs Nakatani form
Martinez has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against 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 won against 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 beat Joel Cordova on 26th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.
Nakatani remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Andrew Moloney on 20th May 2023 by knockout in the 12th round in their WBO World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Francisco Rodriguez Jr on 1st November 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Going into that contest, he had won against Ryota Yamauchi on 9th April 2022 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBO World Flyweight championship fight at Super Arena, Saitama.
Before that, he had defeated Angel Acosta on 10th September 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBO World Flyweight championship fight at Tucson, Arizona, United States.
He had beat Giemel Magramo on 6th November 2020 by knockout in the 8th round in their WBO World Flyweight championship fight at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
In terms of recent activity, Julio Cesar Martinez has been fighting more than Junto Nakatani.
Julio Cesar Martinez last fought 1 month and 3 days ago, while Junto Nakatani's last outing was 20 days ago.
Martinez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
Nakatani's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
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