Barboza Jr vs Luis Info
Arnold Barboza Jr beat Tony Luis by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 29th August 2020 at The Bubble, MGM Grand in Nevada.
The scorecards were announced as 99-90, 99-90, 99-90 in favor of winner Arnold Barboza Jr.
The fight took place over rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
Barboza Jr vs Luis stats
Arnold Barboza Jr stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 23 wins, zero loses and draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Tony Luis made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 3 loses and draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Barboza Jr had a slight advantage in power over Luis, with a 43% knock out percentage over Luis' 34%.
Arnold Barboza Jr was the younger man by 4 years, at 28 years old.
Barboza Jr had a height advantage of 2 inches over Luis. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Both Arnold Barboza Jr & Tony Luis fought out of an orthodox stance.
Barboza Jr was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 5 year and 1 month later than Luis, who’s first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 84 less professional rounds, 130 to Luis' 214.
Arnold Barboza Jr went into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBC and 10 by the WBO in the 140lb division.
Barboza Jr vs Luis form
Barboza Jr remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat William Silva on 30th November 2019 by knockout in the 5th round at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Ricky Sismundo on 17th August 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Banc of California Stadium, California.
Going into that contest, he had won against Mike Alvarado on 12th April 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Staples Center, LA.
Before that, he had beat Manuel Damairias Lopez on 14th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at American Bank Center, Texas.
He had defeated Luis Solis on 25th August 2018 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Gila River Arena, Arizona.
Luis had lost to all of his last 1 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Derry Mathews on 18th April 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Lightweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Barboza Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 3 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.4 rounds on average.
Luis' last 1 fights had come over a period of , meaning he had been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.
What time did Barboza Jr vs Luis start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 pm EST / 7:00 pm PST at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States, which was around 3:00 am BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Barboza Jr vs Luis?
Barboza Jr vs Luis was broadcast on ESPN+ in the US.