Tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
Who won Spencer vs Martin?
Joey Spencer beat James Martin by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest on Saturday 31st July 2021 at Prudential Center in Newark.
The scorecards were announced as 80-72, 79-73, 79-73 in favor of winner Joey Spencer.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Michael Polite Coffie losing to Jonathan Rice. Also, on the undercard Andre Dirrell beat Christopher Brooker.
Spencer vs Martin stats
Joey Spencer stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 12 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
James Martin made his way to the ring with a record of 7 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Spencer had a massive power advantage over Martin, boosting at 75% knock out percentage over Martin's 0%.
Joey Spencer was the older man by 21 years, at 21 years old.
Spencer had a height advantage of 2 inches over Martin. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Joey Spencer & James Martin fought out of an orthodox stance.
Spencer's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Martin's, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2018, 8 months later than Martin, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 11 less professional rounds, 43 to Martin's 54.
What time did Spencer vs Martin start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Prudential Center, Newark, United States, which was around 2:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Spencer vs Martin?
Spencer vs Martin was broadcast on FOX in the US.
What were the odds on Spencer vs Martin?
Joey Spencer was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while James Martin made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.