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Julio Cesar Martinez vs Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez preview
When is Martinez vs Rodriguez?
Julio Cesar Martinez could take on Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Flyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 112 pounds (8 stone or 50.8 KG).
Martinez vs Rodriguez stats
Julio Cesar Martinez would step into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 17 wins and 0 draws, with 11 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Martinez would have a slight advantage in power over Rodriguez, with a 74% knock out percentage over Rodriguez's 65%.
Julio Cesar Martinez is the older man by 5 years, at 28 years old.
Rodriguez has 3-inch reach advantage.
Julio Cesar Martinez fights out of the orthodox stance, while Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez is a southpaw.
Martinez is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 year and 4 months earlier than Rodriguez, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 30 more professional rounds, 112 to Rodriguez's 82.
Julio Cesar Martinez goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the RING at flyweight.
Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez is currently ranked number 1 by the WBO in the 112lb division.
Martinez vs Rodriguez form
Martinez has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he defeated Samuel Carmona on 3rd December 2022 by majority decision in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez on 5th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Pechanga Arena, California.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had defeated Joel Cordova on 26th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.
He had beat Moises Calleros on 23rd October 2020 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Gimnasio TV Azteca, Distrito Federal.
Rodriguez remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Israel Gonzalez on 17th September 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Flyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Srisaket Sor Rungvisai on 25th June 2022 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBC World Super Flyweight championship fight at Tech Port Arena, Texas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Carlos Cuadras on 5th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Flyweight championship fight at Footprint Center, Arizona.
Before that, he had defeated Jose Alejandro Burgos on 16th October 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Chukchansi Park, California.
He had won against Saul Juarez on 12th December 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
In terms of recent activity, Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez has been fighting more than Julio Cesar Martinez.
Julio Cesar Martinez last fought 3 months and 19 days ago, while Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez's last outing was 6 months and 5 days ago.
Martinez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7 rounds on average.
Rodriguez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
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