Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York, United States
Tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
Who won Adames vs Ruiz?
Carlos Adames beat Juan Ruiz by knockout in the 3rd round on Friday 18th January 2019 at Turning Stone Resort & Casino in New York.
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).
Adames vs Ruiz stats
Carlos Adames stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 15 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Juan Ruiz made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Adames had advantage in power over Ruiz, with a 80% knock out percentage over Ruiz's 62%.
Carlos Adames was the younger man by 8 years, at 28 years old.
Adames had a height advantage of 2 inches over Ruiz. Despite this, Ruiz had 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Carlos Adames & Juan Ruiz fought out of an orthodox stance.
Adames was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 9 year later than Ruiz, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 27 more professional rounds, 103 to Ruiz's 76.
Carlos Adames went into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBA, 6 by the WBC, 9 by the WBO and 9 by the IBF at super welterweight.
Adames' last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 6 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Adames vs Ruiz?
Carlos Adames was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Juan Ruiz made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.