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Who won Burns vs Dominguez?
Ricky Burns beat Emiliano Dominguez Rodriguez by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 18th December 2021 at Rainton Meadows Arena in Tyne and Wear.
The scorecards were announced as 98-92, 100-91, 99-91 in favor of winner Ricky Burns.
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).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Lewis Ritson's and Christian Uruzquieta's clash.
Burns vs Dominguez stats
Ricky Burns stepped into the ring with a record of 43 wins, 8 loses and 1 draw, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Emiliano Dominguez Rodriguez made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 9 loses and 1 draw, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Rodriguez had a slight advantage in power over Burns, with a 38% knock out percentage over Burns' 37%.
Ricky Burns was the older man by 6 years, at 39 years old.
Both Ricky Burns & Emiliano Dominguez Rodriguez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Burns was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2001, 12 years and 7 months earlier than Rodriguez, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 144 more professional rounds, 414 to Rodriguez's 270.
Burns vs Dominguez form
Burns had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Lee Selby on 26th October 2019 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Scott Cardle on 10th November 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Anthony Crolla on 7th October 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Before that, he had lost to Julius Indongo on 15th April 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Lightweight and IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow.
He had beat Kiryl Relikh on 7th October 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow.
Burns' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.2 rounds on average.
What time did Burns vs Dominguez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM GMT at Rainton Meadows Arena, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Burns vs Dominguez?
Burns vs Dominguez was broadcast on FreeSports in the UK.
What were the odds on Burns vs Dominguez?
Ricky Burns was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Emiliano Dominguez Rodriguez made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.