Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight
Who won Barboza Jr vs Silva?
Arnold Barboza Jr beat William Silva by knockout in the 5th round on Saturday 30th November 2019 at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas in Nevada.
The fight took place over 5 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
Barboza Jr vs Silva stats
Arnold Barboza Jr stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 22 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
William Silva made his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Silva had advantage in power over Barboza Jr, with a 56% knock out percentage over Barboza Jr's 41%.
Arnold Barboza Jr was the younger man by 4 years, at 29 years old.
Silva had a height advantage of 4 inches over Barboza Jr. Despite this, he had 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Arnold Barboza Jr & William Silva fought out of an orthodox stance.
Barboza Jr was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 6 year and 10 months later than Silva, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 2 more professional rounds, 140 to Silva's 138.
Arnold Barboza Jr went into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBC and 5 by the WBO in the 140lb division.
Barboza Jr vs Silva form
Barboza Jr remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Ricky Sismundo on 17th August 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Banc of California Stadium, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Mike Alvarado on 12th April 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Staples Center, LA.
Going into that contest, he had beat Manuel Damairias Lopez on 14th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at American Bank Center, Texas.
Before that, he had defeated Luis Solis on 25th August 2018 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Gila River Arena, Arizona.
He had won against Mike Reed on 10th March 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at StubHub Center, Carson.
Silva had lost to all of his last 2 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Teofimo Lopez on 14th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Lakefront Arena, Louisiana, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Felix Verdejo on 27th February 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Barboza Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 5 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.4 rounds on average.
Silva's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.