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Who won Bam Rodriguez vs Hernandez?
Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez beat Cristian Gonzalez by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 8th April 2023 at Boeing Center at Tech Port in San Antonio.
The scorecards were announced as 116-112, 117-111, 118-110 in favor of winner Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 112 pounds (8 stone or 50.8 KG).
This contest was for the WBO flyweight championship of the world.
Also, on the undercard Murodjon Akhmadaliev was defeated by Marlon Tapales for the IBF World Junior Featherweight and WBA Super World Super Bantamweight championship, Raymond Ford beat Jessie Magdaleno, Thomas Mattice defeated Ramiro Cesena and Israil Madrimov was victorious over Raphael Igbokwe.
Bam Rodriguez vs Hernandez stats
Back in April 2023, Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 17 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Cristian Gonzalez made his way to the ring with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez was the younger man by 10 years, at 23 years old.
Gonzalez had a height advantage of 2 inches over Rodriguez. Despite this, he had 1-inch reach advantage.
Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez fought out of the southpaw stance, while Cristian Gonzalez was an orthodox fighter.
Rodriguez's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Gonzalez's, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2017, 2 months earlier than Gonzalez, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 17 less professional rounds, 94 to Gonzalez's 111.
Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez went into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBO at flyweight.
Cristian Gonzalez was ranked number 2 by the WBO in the 112lb division.
Bam Rodriguez vs Hernandez form
Rodriguez remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Israel Gonzalez on 17th September 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Flyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Srisaket Sor Rungvisai on 25th June 2022 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBC World Super Flyweight championship fight at Tech Port Arena, Texas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Carlos Cuadras on 5th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Flyweight championship fight at Footprint Center, Arizona.
Before that, he had defeated Jose Alejandro Burgos on 16th October 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Chukchansi Park, California.
He had won against Saul Juarez on 12th December 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
Rodriguez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
What time did Bam Rodriguez vs Hernandez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Boeing Center at Tech Port, San Antonio, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Bam Rodriguez vs Hernandez?
Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez was a 1/33 (-3300) favourite going into the contest, while Cristian Gonzalez made his way into the ring at 11/1 (+1100) with oddsmakers.
|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez - KO||60%|
|Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez - Decision||20%|
|Cristian Gonzalez - KO||20%|
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