Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight
Who won Barrios vs Santiago?
Mario Barrios beat Jovanie Santiago by technical knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 11th February 2023 at Alamodome in San Antonio.
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).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Rey Vargas losing to O’Shaquie Foster for the WBC World Super Featherweight championship. Also, on the undercard Lenier Pero defeated Viktor Vykhryst.
Barrios vs Santiago stats
Back in February 2023, Mario Barrios stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.
Jovanie Santiago made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw.
Mario Barrios was the younger man by 5 years, at 28 years old.
Barrios had a height advantage of 3 inches over Santiago. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Mario Barrios & Jovanie Santiago fought out of an orthodox stance.
Barrios was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 6 year and 2 months later than Santiago, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 74 more professional rounds, 162 to Santiago's 88.
Mario Barrios went into the fight ranked number 10 by the WBC at super lightweight.
Barrios vs Santiago form
Barrios had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Keith Thurman on 5th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight eliminator fight at Michelob Ultra Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis on 26th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at State Farm Arena, Atlanta.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Ryan Karl on 31st October 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas.
Before that, he had beat Batyr Akhmedov on 28th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
He had won against Juan Jose Velasco on 11th May 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at EagleBank Arena, Virginia.
Barrios' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 9 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
Santiago's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
What time did Barrios vs Santiago start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Alamodome, San Antonio, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Barrios vs Santiago?
Mario Barrios was a 1/7 (-710) favourite going into the contest, while Jovanie Santiago made his way into the ring at 4/1 (+400) with oddsmakers.
|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Mario Barrios - KO||100%|
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