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John Riel Casimero vs Duke Micah report
Who won Casimero vs Micah?
John Riel Casimero beat Duke Micah by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 26th September 2020 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 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 WBO bantamweight championship of the world.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Jermell Charlo beating Jeison Rosario for the WBC World Super Welterweight, WBA Super World Super Welterweight and IBF World Junior Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard Jermall Charlo defeated Sergiy Derevyanchenko for the WBC World Middleweight belt, Brandon Figueroa was victorious over Damien Vazquez for the WBA World Super Bantamweight title, Luis Nery beat Aaron Alameda for the WBC World Super Bantamweight championship and Daniel Roman defeated Juan Carlos Payano.
Casimero vs Micah stats
John Riel Casimero stepped into the ring with a record of 29 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 20 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Duke Micah made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 24 wins and 0 draws, with 19 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Micah had a slight advantage in power over Casimero, with a 79% knock out percentage over Casimero's 69%.
John Riel Casimero was the older man by 2 years, at 33 years old.
Micah had a height advantage of 3 inches over Casimero.
Both John Riel Casimero & Duke Micah fought out of an orthodox stance.
Casimero was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 5 years and 4 months earlier than Micah, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 117 more professional rounds, 248 to Micah's 131.
Duke Micah was ranked number 11 by the WBO in the 118lb division.
Casimero vs Micah form
John Riel Casimero had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Zolani Tete on 30th November 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at Arena Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Cesar Ramirez on 24th August 2019 by knockout in the 10th round in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at Fil Oil Flying V, San Juan Arena, Metro Manila, Philippines.
Going into that contest, he had beat Ricardo Espinoza on 20th April 2019 by knockout in the 12th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States.
Before that, he had won against Kenya Yamashita on 16th February 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Midas Hotel and Casino, Metro Manila, Philippines.
He had been beaten by Jonas Sultan on 16th September 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Waterfront Hotel and Casino, Cebu City.
Casimero's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
What time did Casimero vs Micah start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:00 PM EST / 4:00 PM PST at Mohegan Sun Arena, Connecticut, United States, which was around 12:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Casimero vs Micah?
Casimero vs Micah was broadcast on Showtime PPV in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Fite.tv PPV UK.
What were the odds on Casimero vs Micah?
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