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Carlos Adames vs Patrick Teixeira report
Who won Adames vs Teixeira?
Patrick Teixeira beat Carlos Adames by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 30th November 2019 at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas in Nevada.
The scorecards were announced as 111-116, 113-114, 113-114 in favor of winner Patrick Teixeira.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
This contest was for the WBO super welterweight championship of the world.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Oscar Valdez beating Adam Lopez. Also, on the undercard Carl Frampton beat Tyler McCreary.
Adames vs Teixeira stats
Carlos Adames stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 18 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Patrick Teixeira made his way to the ring with a record of 30 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 22 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Adames had a slight advantage in power over Teixeira, with a 78% knock out percentage over Teixeira's 73%.
Carlos Adames was the younger man by 3 years, at 29 years old.
Teixeira had a height advantage of 1 inch over Adames. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Carlos Adames fought out of the orthodox stance, while Patrick Teixeira was a southpaw.
Adames was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 5 year and 11 months later than Teixeira, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 57 less professional rounds, 106 to Teixeira's 163.
Carlos Adames went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA, 5 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO and 3 by the IBF at super welterweight.
Patrick Teixeira was ranked number 12 by the WBA, 12 by the WBC and 2 by the WBO in the 154lb division.
Adames vs Teixeira form
Adames had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Patrick Day on 28th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Pechanga Resort & Casino, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Frank Galarza on 20th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Going into that contest, he had won against Juan Ruiz on 18th January 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York.
Before that, he had beat Joshua Conley on 13th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at CHI Health Center, Nebraska.
He had defeated Alejandro Barrera on 12th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Adames' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.8 rounds on average.
Teixeira's last 4 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 1 month and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
What time did Adames vs Teixeira start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Adames vs Teixeira?
Adames vs Teixeira was broadcast on ESPN+ in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by BT Sport 1.
What were the odds on Adames vs Teixeira?
Carlos Adames was a 11/100 (-910) favourite going into the contest, while Patrick Teixeira made his way into the ring at 11/2 (+550) with oddsmakers.
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