Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Reginaldo Junior vs Martins?
Richard Martins beat Reginaldo Junior by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of LFA 154, on Friday 10th March 2023 at Ginásio do Polvilho in Cajamar.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Richard Martins.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Reginaldo Junior vs Martins stats
Reginaldo Junior stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 5 wins, zero loses and 0 draws and 2 by submission.
Richard Martins made his way to the cage with a record of 5 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Martins had a massive power advantage over Reginaldo Junior, boosting at 80% knock out percentage over Reginaldo Junior's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Reginaldo Junior had an advantage over Martins, with a 40% submission rate over Martins' 20%.
Reginaldo Junior was the older man by 24 years, at 24 years old.
Reginaldo Junior had a height advantage of 1 inch over Martins.
Reginaldo Junior was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2018, 6 months earlier than Martins, whose first professional fight was in 2019. He had fought the same amount of professional rounds, 13 to Martins' 13.
What were the odds on Reginaldo Junior vs Martins?
Reginaldo Junior was a 4/11 (-280) favourite going into the contest, while Richard Martins made his way into the ring at 21/10 (+210) with oddsmakers.