Burnett vs Parejo Info
Ryan Burnett beat Yonfrez Parejo by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 31st March 2018 at Principality Stadium in Wales.
The scorecards were announced as 120-108, 120-108, 116-112 in favor of winner Ryan Burnett.
The fight took place over rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).
This contest was for the WBA bantamweight championship of the world.
Burnett vs Parejo stats
Ryan Burnett stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 18 wins, zero loses and draws.
Yonfrez Parejo made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw.
The stats suggested that Burnett and Parejo have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Ryan Burnett was the younger man by 6 years, at 28 years old.
Both Ryan Burnett & Yonfrez Parejo fought out of an orthodox stance.
Burnett was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 year and 7 months later than Parejo, who’s first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 46 less professional rounds, 127 to Parejo's 173.
Yonfrez Parejo was ranked number 2 by the WBA in the 118lb division.
Burnett vs Parejo form
Ryan Burnett had beaten 5 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Yonfrez Parejo on 31st March 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Bantamweight championship fight at Principality Stadium, Wales, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Zhanat Zhakiyanov on 21st October 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Bantamweight and IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at The SSE Arena, Belfast.
Going into that contest, he had beat Lee Haskins on 10th June 2017 by split decision in their IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Before that, he had won against Joseafat Reyes on 25th February 2017 by points in the 8th round at Ice Arena, Hull.
He had beat Ryan Farrag on 15th October 2016 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Bantamweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Parejo had lost to all of his last 1 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Zhanat Zhakiyanov on 7th November 2015 by split decision in their WBA Interim World Bantamweight championship fight at Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Burnett's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 5 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 56 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.2 rounds on average.
Parejo's last 1 fights had come over a period of , meaning he had been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.
What time did Burnett vs Parejo start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 pm BST at Principality Stadium, Wales, United Kingdom, which was 3:00 pm EST or 12:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Burnett vs Parejo?
Burnett vs Parejo was broadcast on Sky Box Office HD in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by ShowTime.