Tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
Who won Alexander vs Santamaria?
Lucas Santamaria beat Devon Alexander by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 7th August 2021 at Armory in Minnesota.
The scorecards were announced as 92-98, 92-98, 93-97 in favor of winner Lucas Santamaria.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Eimantas Stanionis beating Luis Collazo. Also, on the undercard Gabriel Maestre defeated Mykal Fox.
Alexander vs Santamaria stats
Devon Alexander stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Lucas Santamaria made his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Santamaria had advantage in power over Alexander, with a 64% knock out percentage over Alexander's 52%.
Devon Alexander was the older man by 11 years, at 35 years old.
Alexander had a height advantage of 1 inch over Santamaria. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Both Devon Alexander & Lucas Santamaria fought out of an orthodox stance.
Alexander was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 20 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 11 years earlier than Santamaria, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 95 less professional rounds, 0 to Santamaria's 95.
Alexander vs Santamaria form
Devon Alexander had beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Ivan Redkach on 1st June 2019 by knockout in the 6th round at Soboba Casino, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Andre Berto on 4th August 2018 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Nassau Coliseum, New York.
Going into that contest, he had drawn with Victor Ortiz on 17th February 2018 by majority draw at Don Haskins Convention Center, Texas.
Before that, he had defeated Walter Castillo on 21st November 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Coliseum, Florida, Afghanistan.
He had lost to Aaron Martinez on 14th October 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Gila River Arena, Arizona, United States.
Alexander's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 10 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
What time did Alexander vs Santamaria start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Armory, Minnesota, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Alexander vs Santamaria?
Alexander vs Santamaria was broadcast on FOX in the US.
What were the odds on Alexander vs Santamaria?
Devon Alexander was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Lucas Santamaria made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.