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Román Martínez Record

30-4-3
Total Fights37
Wins30
Losses4
Draws3
No-Contests0
Title Wins3
Title Defenses5
Title-Fight KOs3
KO Wins18
KO Losses3
Román Martínez Record & Stats
Román Martínez' Record
Román Martínez' boxing record and career infographic

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      What is Román Martínez' boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 17 years and seven months, Román Martínez fought 37 times with 30 wins, 4 losses, and 3 draws.

      Martínez retired from professional boxing with a record of 30-4-3, which included three super-featherweight world-title wins and five successful title defense fights. He had a 48.6% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 18 of his total 37 fights being knockout wins, three of which were in title fights. Martínez suffered three knockout losses in his career, two of which were in title fights.

      His last fight was a 2nd round KO defeat to Yuriorkis Gamboa on July 27, 2019.

      Some of Martínez' best fights and notable victories include wins over Gonzalo Munguía, Nicky Cook, Orlando Salido, Daniel Attah, Diego Magdaleno, Miguel Beltrán Jr., and Feider Viloria.

      #DateAgeOpponentResVia
      37Jul 27, 201936Yuriorkis GamboaLossKO2
      36Mar 29, 201936William GonzalezWinTKO8
      35Jun 11, 201633Vasyl LomachenkoLoss *KO5
      34Sep 12, 201532Orlando SalidoDraw *SD
      33Apr 11, 201532Orlando SalidoWin *UD
      32Dec 20, 201431Herbert QuarteyWinKO2
      31Nov 9, 201330Mikey GarciaLoss *KO8
      30Apr 6, 201330Diego MagdalenoWin *SD
      29Jan 19, 201329Juan Carlos BurgosDraw *SD
      28Sep 15, 201229Miguel Beltrán Jr.Win *SD
      27Oct 1, 201128Daniel AttahWinTKO6
      26Sep 4, 201027Ricky BurnsLoss *UD
      25May 29, 201027Gonzalo MunguíaWin *KO4
      24Sep 12, 200926Feider ViloriaWin *KO9
      23Mar 14, 200926Nicky CookWin *TKO4
      22Dec 13, 200825Walter EstradaWinUD
      21Aug 30, 200825Santos BenavidesWinTKO6
      20Apr 25, 200825Cristian FavelaWinUD
      19Feb 23, 200825José Aníbal CruzWinTKO3
      18Aug 25, 200724Daniel JiménezWinKO12
      17Jun 22, 200724Genaro TrazancosWinTKO3
      16Feb 2, 200724Francisco LorenzoWinSD
      15Nov 17, 200623Baudel CárdenasWinTD
      14Sep 30, 200623Wilfredo VargasWinTKO3
      13Oct 21, 200522José Luis Soto KarassWinUD
      12Mar 5, 200522Derrick MoonWinUD
      11Jan 27, 200521Mario LaceyWinKO5
      10Jul 15, 200421Johnny WalkerWinUD
      9Apr 23, 200421Celestino RodríguezWinTKO7
      8Oct 24, 200320José CruzDrawSD
      7Apr 12, 200320Joe JohnsonWinTKO3
      6Feb 21, 200320Adisone SengarounWinKO3
      5Oct 27, 200219Israel CoralizWinUD
      4Oct 5, 200219Richard BoydWinKO1
      3Mar 23, 200219Israel GalarzaWinSD
      2Feb 22, 200219Ricky PiedraWinKO1
      1Dec 22, 200118Wilfredo RamosWinTKO4

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Román Martínez (Rocky) is a 41-year old retired Puerto Rican professional boxer. He was born in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico on January 31, 1983. He is a former super-featherweight world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 17 years — from 2001 to 2019.

      Martínez made his professional boxing debut against Wilfredo Ramos at the age of 18 on December 22, 2001, defeating Ramos via 4th round TKO. He went on to win 6 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 4 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 26 on March 14, 2009 after 22 professional fights, against Nicky Cook for the super-featherweight WBO title. He defeated Cook via 4th round TKO to become the super-featherweight champion of the world.

      Martínez has won three world titles at super-featherweight. For all the details about Martínez' world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Martínez had a total of four losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Cuban boxer Yuriorkis Gamboa on July 27, 2019. Martínez lost the fight via 2nd round KO. It's been 4 years, 10 months, and 20 days since this fight.

      Championships

      Martínez had a total of 11 world-title fights, which includes winning three world titles and five successful title defenses. He won six of these fights, lost three, and drew in two.

      Title Wins

      Román Martínez fought for super-featherweight world titles in three fights and won all three of them, winning one of them via way of stoppage. In total, he won three super-featherweight belts.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Apr 11, 2015Orlando SalidoSuper-featherweightWBOUD
      Sep 15, 2012Miguel Beltrán Jr.Super-featherweightWBO*SD
      Mar 14, 2009Nicky CookSuper-featherweightWBOTKO
      * Vacant title

      Title Defenses

      Román Martínez had eight super-featherweight world-title defense fights. He won five of them and lost three times.

      Following is the table of his successful title defense fights, the next section has the fights where he lost his titles.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Sep 12, 2015Orlando SalidoSuper-featherweightWBOSD (draw)
      Apr 6, 2013Diego MagdalenoSuper-featherweightWBOSD
      Jan 19, 2013Juan Carlos BurgosSuper-featherweightWBOSD (draw)
      May 29, 2010Gonzalo MunguíaSuper-featherweightWBOKO
      Sep 12, 2009Feider ViloriaSuper-featherweightWBOKO

      Title Losses

      Román Martínez lost three world-title defense fights, and lost a total of three titles in these fights.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Jun 11, 2016Vasyl LomachenkoSuper-featherweightWBOKO
      Nov 9, 2013Mikey GarciaSuper-featherweightWBOKO
      Sep 4, 2010Ricky BurnsSuper-featherweightWBOUD

      Highlights

      Martínez fought a total of 37 times during his professional career, which includes 11 world-title fights at the super-featherweight division. These three fights are the highlight of his career.

      • March 14, 2009: Martínez wins his first world title by defeating Nicky Cook via 4th round TKO. He is now the WBO super-featherweight world champion.

      • May 29, 2010: Martínez successfully defends the WBO super-featherweight title against Gonzalo Munguía, winning the fight via 4th round KO.

      • April 11, 2015: Martínez wins the WBO super-featherweight title from Orlando Salido, by beating Salido via 12 round unanimous decision.

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