Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight
Who won Benavidez vs Medina?
David Benavidez beat Rogelio Medina by knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 20th May 2017 at Laredo Energy Arena in Laredo.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
Benavidez vs Medina stats
Back in May 2017, David Benavidez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 17 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Rogelio Medina made his way to the ring with a record of 37 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 31 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Benavidez had a slight advantage in power over Medina, with a 94% knock out percentage over Medina's 84%.
David Benavidez was the younger man by 9 years, at 20 years old.
Medina had a height advantage of 9 inches over Benavidez. Despite this, he had 3-inch reach advantage.
Both David Benavidez & Rogelio Medina fought out of an orthodox stance.
Benavidez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 27 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 6 year and 1 month later than Medina, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 55 less professional rounds, 136 to Medina's 191.
David Benavidez went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA and 5 by the WBC at super middleweight.
Rogelio Medina was ranked number 6 by the WBC and 5 by the IBF in the 168lb division.
Benavidez's last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.3 rounds on average.
What time did Benavidez vs Medina start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 12:00 AM EST / 9:00 PM PST at Laredo Energy Arena, Laredo, United States, which was around 5:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Benavidez vs Medina?
Benavidez vs Medina was broadcast on Fox Sport 1 in the US.
What were the odds on Benavidez vs Medina?
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