VS
Aug 14 2021
Saturday

Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States

12 round contest @ Bantamweight
30-4-0
SD 12

Score cards

  • 113-115
  • 117-111
  • 116-112
SD 12
20-1-0

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Belts on The Line

WBO World Bantamweight Championship

The tape

32
Age
41
5' 4" / 163 cm
Height
5' 4" / 162 cm
64.2" / 163 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Tape record

TKOTKOKOKOTKO
Form
SDTKOKORTDNC
30
Wins
20
21
By KO
13
70
KO%
65
4
Loses
1
0
Draws
0
2007
Debut
2009

Tape rankings @ Bantamweight

2
The Ring
7
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
4
-
IBF
-

John Riel Casimero vs Guillermo Rigondeaux report


Who won Casimero vs Rigondeaux?

John Riel Casimero beat Guillermo Rigondeaux by split decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday, August 14th, 2021, at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.

The scorecards were announced as 115-113, 117-111, 116-112 in favor of winner John Riel Casimero.

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.

Also on the undercard Gary Antonio Russell beat Emmanuel Rodriguez, Rau’shee Warren defeated Damien Vazquez, and Brandun Lee was victorious over Ezequiel Victor Fernandez.

Casimero vs Rigondeaux stats

Back in August 2021, John Riel Casimero stepped into the ring with a record of 30 wins, 4 losses, and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Guillermo Rigondeaux made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Casimero had a slight advantage in power over Rigondeaux, with a 70% knockout percentage compared to Rigondeaux's 65%.

John Riel Casimero was the younger man by 9 years, at 32 years old.

Rigondeaux had a 4-inch reach advantage.

John Riel Casimero fought out of the orthodox stance, while Guillermo Rigondeaux was a southpaw.

Casimero was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 1 year and 11 months earlier than Rigondeaux, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 88 more professional rounds, totaling 252 compared to Rigondeaux's 164.

Guillermo Rigondeaux was ranked number 4 by the WBO in the 118lb division.

Casimero vs Rigondeaux form

John Riel Casimero had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Duke Micah on September 26, 2020, by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Zolani Tete on November 30, 2019, by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at Arena Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Cesar Ramirez on August 24, 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.

Before that, he had won against Ricardo Espinoza on April 20, 2019, by knockout in the 12th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States.

He had beaten Kenya Yamashita on February 16, 2019, by technical knockout in the 6th round at Midas Hotel and Casino, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Rigondeaux had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Liborio Solis on February 8, 2020, by split decision in their WBA World Bantamweight championship fight at PPL Center, Pennsylvania, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Julio Ceja on June 23, 2019, by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBC World Super Bantamweight eliminator fight at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Nevada.

Going into that contest, he had won against Giovanni Delgado on January 13, 2019, by knockout in the 1st round at Microsoft Theater, California.

Before that, he had been beaten by Vasyl Lomachenko on December 9, 2017, by knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

His contest against Moises Flores on June 17, 2017 ended in a no contest at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, John Riel Casimero had been fighting more than Guillermo Rigondeaux.

Going into this contest, John Riel Casimero had last fought 10 months and 19 days ago, while Guillermo Rigondeaux's last outing had been 1 year, 6 months and 6 days ago.

Casimero's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 29 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 6 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 rounds on average.

Rigondeaux's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.6 rounds on average.

What time did Casimero vs Rigondeaux start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Casimero vs Rigondeaux?

Casimero vs Rigondeaux was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.

What were the odds on Casimero vs Rigondeaux?

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Casimero

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Rigondeaux

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Round 1

Casimero
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Rigondeaux
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John Casimero

Guillermo Rigondeaux

108

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