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Miguel Berchelt vs Takashi Miura report
Who won Berchelt vs Miura?
Miguel Berchelt beat Takashi Miura by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 15th July 2017 at Forum in Inglewood.
The scorecards were announced as 119-108, 120-109, 116-111 in favor of winner Miguel Berchelt.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
This contest was for the WBC super featherweight championship of the world.
Berchelt vs Miura stats
Miguel Berchelt stepped into the ring with a record of 31 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 28 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Takashi Miura made his way to the ring with a record of 31 wins, 3 loses and 2 draws, with 24 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Berchelt had advantage in power over Miura, with a 90% knock out percentage over Miura's 77%.
Miguel Berchelt was the younger man by 8 years, at 31 years old.
Berchelt had 1-inch reach advantage.
Miguel Berchelt fought out of the orthodox stance, while Takashi Miura was a southpaw.
Berchelt was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 7 year and 4 months later than Miura, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He had fought 50 less professional rounds, 169 to Miura's 219.
Takashi Miura was ranked number 1 by the WBC in the 130lb division.
Berchelt vs Miura form
Miguel Berchelt had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Francisco Vargas on 28th January 2017 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Super Featherweight championship fight at Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Chonlatarn Piriyapinyo on 16th July 2016 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Polideportivo Soraya Jimenez, Los Reyes La Paz, Mexico.
Going into that contest, he had beat George Jupp on 12th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Polyforum Zam Ná, Merida.
Before that, he had defeated Rolando Giono on 19th December 2015 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Coliseo Yucatan, Merida.
He had won against Josue Bendana on 26th September 2015 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Centro Convenciones, Puerto Penasco.
Berchelt's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 8 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.8 rounds on average.
Miura's last 4 fights had come over a period of 9 years, 4 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 4 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 rounds on average.
What time did Berchelt vs Miura start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Forum, Inglewood, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Berchelt vs Miura?
The fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by BoxNation.
What were the odds on Berchelt vs Miura?
Miguel Berchelt was a 9/25 (-280) favourite going into the contest, while Takashi Miura made his way into the ring at 2/1 (+200) with oddsmakers.
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