Staples Center, LA, United States
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Barrios vs Roman?
Mario Barrios beat Jose Roman by technical knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 28th July 2018 at Staples Center in LA.
The scorecards were announced as 80-70, 80-70, 80-70 in favor of winner Mario Barrios.
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).
Barrios vs Roman stats
Back in July 2018, Mario Barrios stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 21 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jose Roman made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Roman had a slight advantage in power over Barrios, with a 67% knock out percentage over Barrios' 62%.
Mario Barrios was the younger man by 7 years, at 23 years old.
Roman had a height advantage of 1 inch over Barrios.
Both Mario Barrios & Jose Roman fought out of an orthodox stance.
Barrios was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 5 year and 4 months later than Roman, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 47 more professional rounds, 162 to Roman's 115.
Barrios' last 2 fights had come over a period of 10 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Barrios vs Roman?
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