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Rolando Romero vs Frank Martin preview
When is Romero vs Martin?
Rolando Romero could face Frank Martin in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Romero vs Martin stats
Rolando Romero would step into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Frank Martin would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 17 wins and 0 draws, with 12 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Romero would have advantage in power over Martin, with a 87% knock out percentage over Martin's 71%.
Rolando Romero is the younger man by 1 year, at 27 years old.
Rolando Romero fights out of the orthodox stance, while Frank Martin is a southpaw.
Romero is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 10 months earlier than Martin, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 16 less professional rounds, 66 to Martin's 82.
Frank Martin is currently ranked number 2 by the WBA, 5 by the WBC, 7 by the WBO, 6 by the IBF and 6 by the RING in the 135lb division.
Romero vs Martin form
Romero has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he defeated Ismael Barroso on 13th May 2023 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis on 28th May 2022 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBA World Lightweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Anthony Yigit on 17th July 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at AT&T Center, Texas.
Before that, he had beat Avery Sparrow on 23rd January 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
He had won against Jackson Marinez on 15th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Lightweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
Martin remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Michel Rivera on 17th December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Jackson Marinez on 9th July 2022 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Alamodome, San Antonio.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Romero Duno on 1st January 2022 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida.
Before that, he had won against Ryan Kielczweski on 21st August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada.
He had defeated Jerry Perez on 20th April 2021 by knockout in the 7th round at Shrine Exposition Center, California.
In terms of recent activity, Frank Martin has been fighting more than Rolando Romero.
Rolando Romero last fought 23 days ago, while Frank Martin's last outing was 5 months and 19 days ago.
Romero's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.2 rounds on average.
Martin's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
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