Dignity Health Sports Park , California, United States
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Barrios vs Zamora?
Mario Barrios beat Richard Zamora by knockout in the 4th round on Saturday 9th February 2019 at Dignity Health Sports Park in California.
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 Zamora stats
Mario Barrios stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 22 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Richard Zamora made his way to the ring with a record of 19 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Barrios had a slight advantage in power over Zamora, with a 64% knock out percentage over Zamora's 63%.
Mario Barrios was the younger man by 2 years, at 26 years old.
Barrios had a height advantage of 1 inch over Zamora. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Mario Barrios & Richard Zamora fought out of an orthodox stance.
Barrios was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 11 months later than Zamora, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 69 more professional rounds, 142 to Zamora's 73.
Barrios vs Zamora form
Barrios had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Batyr Akhmedov on 28th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
Going into that contest, he had beat Juan Jose Velasco on 11th May 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at EagleBank Arena, Virginia.
Before that, he had defeated Richard Zamora on 9th February 2019 by knockout in the 4th round at Dignity Health Sports Park , California.
He had won against Jose Roman on 28th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Staples Center, LA.
Barrios' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.4 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Barrios vs Zamora?
Mario Barrios was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Richard Zamora made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.