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When is Martinez vs Rodriguez Jr?
Julio Cesar Martinez could face the challenge of Francisco Rodriguez Jr in February 2024 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 Rodriguez Jr 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.
Francisco Rodriguez Jr would make his way to the ring with a record of 37 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, with 25 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Martinez would have a slight advantage in power over Rodriguez Jr, with a 75% knock out percentage over Rodriguez Jr's 68%.
Julio Cesar Martinez is the younger man by 2 years, at 28 years old.
Rodriguez Jr has 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Julio Cesar Martinez & Francisco Rodriguez Jr fight out of an orthodox stance.
Martinez is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 22 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 5 year later than Rodriguez Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 147 less professional rounds, 123 to Rodriguez Jr's 270.
Julio Cesar Martinez goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the RING at flyweight.
Francisco Rodriguez Jr is currently ranked number 1 by the WBC in the 112lb division.
Martinez vs Rodriguez Jr 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.
Martinez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
Rodriguez Jr's last 3 fights have come over a period of 8 years, 7 months and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 2 years, 10 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.3 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Martinez vs Rodriguez Jr?
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