Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Pennsylvania, United States
Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight
Who won Barrios vs Nelson?
Mario Barrios beat Naim Nelson by technical knockout in the 7th round on Tuesday 19th September 2017 at Sands Bethlehem Event Center in Pennsylvania.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
Barrios vs Nelson stats
Back in September 2017, Mario Barrios stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 19 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Naim Nelson made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Barrios had a massive power advantage over Nelson, boosting at 58% knock out percentage over Nelson's 8%.
Mario Barrios was the younger man by 5 years, at 22 years old.
Barrios had a height advantage of 2 inches over Nelson.
Both Mario Barrios & Naim Nelson fought out of an orthodox stance.
Barrios was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 2 year and 5 months later than Nelson, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 64 more professional rounds, 162 to Nelson's 98.
What were the odds on Barrios vs Nelson?
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