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Hugo Centeno Jr vs Juan Macias Montiel report
Who won Centeno Jr vs Montiel?
Hugo Centeno Jr drew with Juan Macias Montiel by split draw in their 10 round contest on Saturday 21st December 2019 at Toyota Arena in California.
The scorecards were announced as 97-93, 95-95, 94-96, meaning it was a split draw.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Tony Harrison losing to Jermell Charlo for the WBC World Super Welterweight championship. Also, on the undercard Efe Ajagba beat Iago Kiladze and Jhack Tepora was overcome by Oscar Escandon.
Centeno Jr vs Montiel stats
Hugo Centeno Jr stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Juan Macias Montiel made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 21 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Montiel had a massive power advantage over Centeno Jr, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Centeno Jr's 52%.
Hugo Centeno Jr was the older man by 3 years, at 32 years old.
Both Hugo Centeno Jr & Juan Macias Montiel fought out of an orthodox stance.
Centeno Jr was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 7 months earlier than Montiel, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 64 more professional rounds, 176 to Montiel's 112.
Centeno Jr's last 4 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 11 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.3 rounds on average.
What time did Centeno Jr vs Montiel start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:00 PM EST / 4:00 PM PST at Toyota Arena, California, United States, which was around 12:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Centeno Jr vs Montiel?
Centeno Jr vs Montiel was broadcast on Fox Sport 1 in the US.
What were the odds on Centeno Jr vs Montiel?
Hugo Centeno Jr was a 7/25 (-360) favourite going into the contest, while Juan Macias Montiel made his way into the ring at 5/2 (+250) with oddsmakers.
Centeno did not deserve that decision. He ran and did not land, while Montiel connected with the harder shots.I know that the promoter wanted Centeno to win and that is the BS of politically charged boxing.