Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Castro vs Escandon?
Carlos Castro beat Oscar Escandon by technical knockout in the 10th round on Saturday 21st August 2021 at T-Mobile Arena in Nevada.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Manny Pacquiao losing to Yordenis Ugas for the WBA Super World Welterweight championship. Also, on the undercard Mark Magsayo beat Julio Ceja and Victor Ortiz was overcome by Robert Guerrero.
Castro vs Escandon stats
Carlos Castro stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 26 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Oscar Escandon made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 18 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Escandon had a large advantage in power over Castro, boosting at 69% knock out percentage over Castro's 42%.
Carlos Castro was the younger man by 37 years, at years old.
Castro had a height advantage of 6 inches over Escandon. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Carlos Castro & Oscar Escandon fought out of an orthodox stance.
Castro was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 4 year later than Escandon, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 26 less professional rounds, 146 to Escandon's 172.
Castro vs Escandon form
Oscar Escandon had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Jhack Tepora on 21st December 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Toyota Arena, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Brandon Figueroa on 30th September 2018 by knockout in the 10th round at Citizens Business Bank Arena, California.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Tugstsogt Nyambayar on 26th May 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Biloxi, Mississippi.
Before that, he had been beaten by Gary Russell Jr on 20th May 2017 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Featherweight championship fight at MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill.
Hehad defeated Robinson Castellanos on 5th March 2016 by knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Featherweight championship fight at DC Armory, Washington.
Castro's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.3 rounds on average.
Escandon's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.6 rounds on average.
What time did Castro vs Escandon start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada, United States, which was around 1:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Castro vs Escandon?
Castro vs Escandon was broadcast on FOX Sports PPV in the US.
What were the odds on Castro vs Escandon?
Carlos Castro was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Oscar Escandon made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.