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Arnold Barboza Jr vs Mike Alvarado report
Who won Barboza Jr vs Alvarado?
Arnold Barboza Jr beat Mike Alvarado by knockout in the 3rd round on Friday 12th April 2019 at Staples Center in LA.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Vasyl Lomachenko beating Anthony Crolla for the WBA Super World Lightweight, WBO World Lightweight and The Ring Lightweight championship. Also, on the undercard Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez defeated Tommy Karpency.
Barboza Jr vs Alvarado stats
Arnold Barboza Jr stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 20 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mike Alvarado made his way to the ring with a record of 40 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 28 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Alvarado had a massive power advantage over Barboza Jr, boosting at 70% knock out percentage over Barboza Jr's 35%.
Arnold Barboza Jr was the younger man by 11 years, at 31 years old.
Barboza Jr had 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Arnold Barboza Jr & Mike Alvarado fought out of an orthodox stance.
Barboza Jr was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 24 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 9 year and 3 months later than Alvarado, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 68 less professional rounds, 170 to Alvarado's 238.
Arnold Barboza Jr went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBO at welterweight.
Barboza Jr's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 10 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.3 rounds on average.
Alvarado's last 2 fights had come over a period of 10 years, 2 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 years, 1 month and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.5 rounds on average.
What time did Barboza Jr vs Alvarado start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Staples Center, LA, United States, which was around 2:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Barboza Jr vs Alvarado?
Barboza Jr vs Alvarado was broadcast on ESPN+ in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Sports Main Event.
What were the odds on Barboza Jr vs Alvarado?
Arnold Barboza Jr was a 11/100 (-910) favourite going into the contest, while Mike Alvarado made his way into the ring at 5/1 (+500) with oddsmakers.
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