Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Barthelemy vs Rivera?
Rances Barthelemy beat Al Rivera by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 30th January 2021 at Shrine Exposition Center in California.
The scorecards were announced as 100-90, 99-91, 97-93 in favor of winner Rances Barthelemy.
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).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Caleb Plant beating Caleb Truax for the IBF World Super Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard Michael Polite Coffie beat Darmani Rock and Joseph Spencer defeated Ravshan Hudaynazarov.
Barthelemy vs Rivera stats
Rances Barthelemy stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Al Rivera made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 18 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Rivera had a massive power advantage over Barthelemy, boosting at 86% knock out percentage over Barthelemy's 52%.
Rances Barthelemy was the older man by 7 years, at 36 years old.
Rances Barthelemy fought out of the orthodox stance, while Al Rivera was a southpaw.
Barthelemy was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 1 year and 11 months earlier than Rivera, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 70 more professional rounds, 192 to Rivera's 122.
Barthelemy vs Rivera form
Barthelemy had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Denis Shafikov on 18th December 2015 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Lightweight championship fight at Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Antonio DeMarco on 21st June 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Angino Perez on 26th March 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Hialeah Park Race Track, Hialeah.
Before that, he had beat Fernando David Saucedo on 4th October 2014 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket.
He had defeated Argenis Mendez on 10th July 2014 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at American Airlines Arena, Miami.
Barthelemy's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 2 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
What time did Barthelemy vs Rivera start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Shrine Exposition Center, California, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Barthelemy vs Rivera?
Barthelemy vs Rivera was broadcast on Fox Sport 1 in the US.
What were the odds on Barthelemy vs Rivera?
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