Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Tape rankings @ Super Flyweight
Who won Butler vs Sanchez?
Paul Butler beat Sebastian Sanchez by technical knockout in the 9th round on Saturday 12th March 2016 at Echo Arena in Liverpool.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
Butler vs Sanchez stats
Paul Butler stepped into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Sebastian Sanchez made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Sanchez had advantage in power over Butler, with a 75% knock out percentage over Butler's 55%.
Paul Butler was the older man by 3 years, at 33 years old.
Both Paul Butler & Sebastian Sanchez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Butler was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 3 years and 7 months earlier than Sanchez, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 169 more professional rounds, 254 to Sanchez's 85.
Butler's last 4 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 5 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 10 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Butler vs Sanchez?
Paul Butler was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Sebastian Sanchez made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.