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Who won Berchelt vs Diego Ruiz?
Miguel Berchelt beat Diego Alberto Ruiz by technical knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 14th October 2023 at Poliforum Zamna in Mérida.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Miguel Berchelt.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
The undercard featured the clash of Alvarado vs Ayala for the IBF World Flyweight championship.
Berchelt vs Diego Ruiz stats
Miguel Berchelt stepped into the ring with a record of 38 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 34 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Diego Alberto Ruiz made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Berchelt had a massive power advantage over Ruiz, boosting at 89% knock out percentage over Ruiz's 50%.
Miguel Berchelt was the older man by 3 years, at 32 years old.
Berchelt had 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Miguel Berchelt & Diego Alberto Ruiz fought out of an orthodox stance.
Berchelt was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 3 years and 8 months earlier than Ruiz, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 34 less professional rounds, 171 to Ruiz's 205.
Berchelt vs Diego Ruiz form
Miguel Berchelt had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Jeremia Nakathila on 26th March 2022 by in the 6th round at Resorts World Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Oscar Valdez on 20th February 2021 by knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Super Featherweight championship fight at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Eleazar Valenzuela on 27th June 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Gimnasio TV Azteca, Distrito Federal, Mexico.
Before that, he had beat Jason Sosa on 2nd November 2019 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBC World Super Featherweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States.
He had won against Francisco Vargas on 11th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Super Featherweight championship fight at Convention Center, Tucson.
Berchelt's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.4 rounds on average.
Ruiz's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.7 rounds on average.
What time did Berchelt vs Diego Ruiz start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 3:00 AM UTC at Poliforum Zamna, Mérida, Mexico, which was 11:00 PM EST or 8:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Berchelt vs Diego Ruiz?
Miguel Berchelt was a 3/25 (-830) favourite going into the contest, while Diego Alberto Ruiz made his way into the ring at 5/1 (+500) with oddsmakers.