Nov 30 2019
Saturday

Arena Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom

12 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
28-3-0
TKO 3
TKO 3
28-4-0

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Belts on The Line

WBO World Bantamweight Championship

The tape

34
Age
32
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 4" / 163 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
N/A
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDUDTKOUDTKO
Form
KOKOTKOTKOUD
28
Wins
28
21
By KO
19
75
KO%
68
3
Loses
4
0
Draws
0
2006
Debut
2007

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Zolani Tete vs John Riel Casimero report

Who won Tete vs Casimero?

John Riel Casimero beat Zolani Tete by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 30th November 2019 at Arena Birmingham in West Midlands.

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 Sam Maxwell was victorious over Connor Parker, Sam Bowen lost to Anthony Cacace for the BBBOC British Super Featherweight belt, Lerrone Richards defeated Lennox Clarke for the BBBOC British Super Middleweight title and Chris Jenkins was victorious over Liam Taylor for the BBBOC British Welterweight championship.

Tete vs Casimero stats

Zolani Tete stepped into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

John Riel Casimero made his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 19 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Tete had a slight advantage in power over Casimero, with a 75% knock out percentage over Casimero's 68%.

Zolani Tete was the older man by 2 years, at 34 years old.

Tete had a height advantage of 5 inches over Casimero.

Zolani Tete fought out of the southpaw stance, while John Riel Casimero was an orthodox fighter.

Tete was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2006, 1 year earlier than Casimero, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 45 less professional rounds, 189 to Casimero's 234.

Tete vs Casimero form

Tete had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Mikhail Aloyan on 13th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at Ekaterinburg Expo, Yekaterinburg, Russia.

Previous to that, he had beat Omar Andres Narvaez on 21st April 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at The SSE Arena, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had won against Siboniso Gonya on 18th November 2017 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at The SSE Arena, Belfast.

Before that, he had beat Arthur Villanueva on 22nd April 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Leicester Arena, Leicester.

He had defeated Victor Ruiz on 4th June 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.

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

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

Previous to that, he had won against 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.

Going into that contest, 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.

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

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.

Activity check

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

Going to this contest, Zolani Tete had last fought 4 years, 1 month and 26 days ago, while John Riel Casimero's last outing had been 2 years, 2 months and 13 days ago.

Tete's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 6 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.

Casimero's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 rounds on average.

What time did Tete vs Casimero start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM GMT at Arena Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Tete vs Casimero?

The ESPN+ show is expected to begin at 2:00 PM EST / 11:00 AM PST. The BT Sport 2 broadcast of the card is expected to start at 6:00 PM (GTM).

What were the odds on Tete vs Casimero?

Zolani Tete was a 9/25 (-280) favourite going into the contest, while John Riel Casimero made his way into the ring at 2/1 (+200) with oddsmakers.

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