Viejas Casino and Resort, California, United States
Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Super Flyweight
Who won Palicte vs Martinez?
Aston Palicte beat Jose Martinez by technical knockout in the 2nd round on Thursday 31st January 2019 at Viejas Casino and Resort in California.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
This contest was for the WBO super flyweight championship of the world.
Palicte vs Martinez stats
Aston Palicte stepped into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 20 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jose Martinez made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 20 wins and 2 draws, with 13 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Palicte had advantage in power over Martinez, with a 83% knock out percentage over Martinez's 65%.
Aston Palicte was the older man by 2 years, at 30 years old.
Both Aston Palicte & Jose Martinez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Palicte was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 1 year and 2 months earlier than Martinez, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 25 more professional rounds, 141 to Martinez's 116.
Aston Palicte went into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBC and 1 by the WBO at super flyweight.
Jose Martinez was ranked number 2 by the WBO in the 115lb division.
Palicte's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
Martinez's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 rounds on average.
What time did Palicte vs Martinez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Viejas Casino and Resort, California, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.
What were the odds on Palicte vs Martinez?
Aston Palicte was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Jose Martinez made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.