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Emilio Martinez

W L D
28 18 3
10 KOs 4 KOs
last 6


bouts 49
rounds 413
KOs 20%
 
global ID 30115
birth nameEmilio Jose Martinez
born 1909-04-28
death date1955-07-18 / age 46
debut1932-03-08 / age 22
divisionlight heavyweight
stancesouthpaw
residence
Denver, Colorado, USA
birth place
Wagon Mound, New Mexico, USA

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1939-01-07
Cyclone Lynch2 5 0
Gypsum, Colorado, USA
W PTS0/0
 W  
PTS
0/0
  
USA Colorado State heavyweight title
Exact result unknown, but a win for Martinez. Reported in 1939-2-2 Spokane Spokesman-Review.
1938-12-13
179½Eddie Wenstob175½22 8 3
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1938-04-25
174John Henry Lewis174¾91 9 4
Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
LKO4/15
 L 
KO
4/15
  
time: 0:54
World Light Heavyweight Title
First Title fight scheduled for a decision after repeal of MN's ND law; not recognized by NYSAC as a Title fight; NYSAC strips Lewis of title on July 27
1937-09-30
173Alabama Kid161104 34 18
Denver, Colorado, USA
LKO9/10
 L 
KO
9/10
  
1937-09-10
183Lowell Sperland1833 2 2
Rialto Theatre, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
W TKO10/10
 W  
TKO
10/10
  
1937-09-02
183Tiger Jack Wright1866 0 3
Rialto Theatre, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1937-08-17
180Cyclone Lynch1802 4 0
Walsenburg, Colorado, USA
W TKO6/0
 W  
TKO
6/0
  
Colorado Heavyweight Championship
Lynch broke hand in 5th in this his 3d atempt at Emilio's title
1937-08-11
Lowell Sperland3 1 2
Armory, Las Vegas, New Mexico, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1937-06-29
176Allen Matthews16271 13 3
Coliseum, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
From the St. Louis Globe-Democrat (Laurence Fielding).
1937-05-04
182John Henry Lewis18275 8 4
Municipal Auditorium, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
From the St. Louis Globe-Democrat (Laurence Fielding).
1937-03-31
176Marty Simmons16941 18 5
Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1937-02-26
175Johnny 'Bandit' Romero164½101 23 5
Coliseum, San Diego, California, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: John Perry
1936-11-25
173Al Gainer17160 16 5
Motor Square Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
1936-09-04
169Carmen Barth16734 5 2
Legion Stadium, Hollywood, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Bud Taylor
1936-08-14
164Johnny 'Bandit' Romero17094 21 5
Coliseum, San Diego, California, USA
LTKO10/10
 L 
TKO
10/10
  
time: 2:55   referee: John Perry
1936-05-22
Izzy Singer13 12 4
Municipal Auditorium, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1936-04-28
171Allen Matthews16260 11 3
Municipal Auditorium, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
LPTS15/15
 L 
PTS
15/15
  
From the St. Louis Globe-Democrat (Laurence Fielding).
1936-03-30
175Allen Matthews16559 11 3
Municipal Auditorium, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1936-03-06
175½Red Bruce17624 9 2
Armory, Spokane, Washington, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Walter Wall
Spokesman-Review: Bruce scored two knockdowns in the first round, and another in the 2nd. Martinez closed strong to earn the draw.
1936-01-29
176¼John Henry Lewis18151 6 3
City Auditorium, Denver, Colorado, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1935-12-27
172Fred Lenhart17190 15 12
City Auditorium, Denver, Colorado, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
vacant USA Colorado State light heavyweight title
Colorado State Light Heavyweight Title
1935-12-13
165Kid Carter158debut
Las Vegas, New Mexico, USA
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
1935-09-02
Johnny 'Bandit' Romero91 20 5
Antonito, Colorado, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Source: Spokesman-Review wire. They had this as Charlie Romero
1935-08-16
George Manley91 21 9
Pueblo A.C., Pueblo, Colorado, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Colorado State Heavyweight Title
Martinez already held the Colorado State Middle and Light Heavyweight titles
1935-07-22
Jack Howard17317 8 6
Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA
W KO5/10
 W  
KO
5/10
  
1935-05-27
163½Tait Littman161½37 13 1
Denver, Colorado, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1935-04-22
Billy McDonald1 0 0
Las Vegas, New Mexico, USA
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
1935-03-13
166John Henry Lewis17339 3 3
City Auditorium, Denver, Colorado, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1935-01-21
165Deacon Leo Kelly17019 8 4
Denver, Colorado, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1934-12-11
166½Deacon Leo Kelly16818 8 4
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
LTKO3/10
 L 
TKO
3/10
  
time: 2:21   referee: Larry McGrath
1934-11-12
Chuck Heffner16 5 1
City Auditorium, Denver, Colorado, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1934-09-07
Leroy Brown24 11 5
Denver, Colorado, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1934-06-18
161Gorilla Jones15183 16 9
Denver, Colorado, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1934-05-25
161Baby Joe Gans161109 14 9
Denver, Colorado, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1934-05-01
164George Manley18087 20 9
Denver, Colorado, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Colorado State Light Heavyweight Title Oregonian
1934-03-08
156Lou Couzzens1625 3 1
Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1934-02-22
Hal Hoxwood35 13 9
Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
Idaho Falls Post-Register: "The battle was punctuated by roars of approval from the fans from start to finish."
1934-02-01
Ray McQuillan41 11 9
American Legion, Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1933-10-10
Henry Firpo56 20 12
Denver, Colorado, USA
W KO8/0
 W  
KO
8/0
  
1933-09-27
Jack Barger34 5 8
Paramount Theatre, Ogden, Utah, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Bill Glasmann   judges: Red PetersonBob Hummel
Rocky Mountain Middleweight Championship
1933-08-24
Jack Barger33 4 8
Paramount Theatre, Ogden, Utah, USA
W KO7/10
 W  
KO
7/10
  
1933-05-17
Jackie Brady14858 35 12
City Auditorium, Denver, Colorado, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
Brady won 8 of the 10 rounds according to the Rocky Mountain News (Herb Goldman).
1932-12-13
George 'Kid' Carter2 1 1
City Auditorium, Denver, Colorado, USA
W KO1/6
 W  
KO
1/6
  
From the Rocky Mountain News (Herb Goldman).
1932-11-28
155Cowboy Jack Dillon1536 7 1
City Auditorium, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
W TKO4/6
 W  
TKO
4/6
  
1932-11-22
Hank Klinedebut
City Auditorium, Denver, Colorado, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
From the Rocky Mountain News (Herb Goldman).
1932-10-11
Jack Ray1 0 0
City Auditorium, Denver, Colorado, USA
W DQ5/6
 W  
DQ
5/6
  
Ray was disqualified for punching after the bell ending round 4. Martinez could not answer the bell for round five, causing the disqualification.
1932-09-27
Joe Andersondebut
City Auditorium, Denver, Colorado, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
From the Rocky Mountain News (Herb Goldman).
1932-06-27
Tommy O'Brien0 3 0
Broadmoor Arena, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1932-03-08
Les Elsondebut
City Auditorium, Denver, Colorado, USA
W KO4/6
 W  
KO
4/6
  
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No Contest
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