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Shakur Stevenson vs Frank Martin preview
When is Stevenson vs Martin?
Shakur Stevenson could square off against Frank Martin in Summer 2023 in the United States.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Stevenson vs Martin stats
Shakur Stevenson would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 20 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 10 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 Martin would have a large advantage in power over Stevenson, boosting at 71% knock out percentage over Stevenson's 50%.
Shakur Stevenson is the younger man by 3 years, at 25 years old.
Martin has a height advantage of 1 inch over Stevenson. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
Both Shakur Stevenson & Frank Martin fight out of a southpaw stance.
Stevenson is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2017, 5 months earlier than Martin, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 51 more professional rounds, 133 to Martin's 82.
Shakur Stevenson goes into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO, 4 by the IBF and 5 by the RING at lightweight.
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.
Stevenson vs Martin form
Stevenson remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Shuichiro Yoshino on 8th April 2023 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Lightweight eliminator fight at Prudential Center, Newark, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Robson Conceicao on 23rd September 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Featherweight and WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Prudential Center, Newark.
Going into that contest, he had beat Oscar Valdez on 30th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Featherweight, WBO World Junior Lightweight and The Ring Junior Lightweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Jamel Herring on 23rd October 2021 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at State Farm Arena, Georgia.
He had won against Jeremia Nakathila on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBO Interim World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas.
Martin remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated 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 defeated Jackson Marinez on 9th July 2022 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Alamodome, San Antonio.
Going into that contest, he had beat 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 beat Jerry Perez on 20th April 2021 by knockout in the 7th round at Shrine Exposition Center, California.
In terms of recent activity, Shakur Stevenson has been fighting more than Frank Martin.
Shakur Stevenson last fought 2 months and 3 days ago, while Frank Martin's last outing was 5 months and 25 days ago.
Stevenson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 30 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.4 rounds on average.
Martin's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 5 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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