Don Haskins Convention Center, El Paso, United States
Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Who won Cesar Jr vs Reyes?
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr beat Marcos Reyes by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 18th July 2015 at Don Haskins Convention Center in El Paso.
The scorecards were announced as 97-92, 98-91, 96-93 in favor of winner Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
The fight took place over 10 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
Cesar Jr vs Reyes stats
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr stepped into the ring with a record of 48 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 32 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Marcos Reyes made his way to the ring with a record of 33 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 24 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Reyes had a slight advantage in power over Chavez Jr, with a 73% knock out percentage over Chavez Jr's 67%.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr was the older man by 1 year, at 34 years old.
Both Julio Cesar Chavez Jr & Marcos Reyes fought out of an orthodox stance.
Chavez Jr was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2003, 3 years and 7 months earlier than Reyes, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 92 more professional rounds, 310 to Reyes' 218.
Cesar Jr vs Reyes form
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr had beaten 2 of his last 4 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Brian Vera on 1st March 2014 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Alamodome, San Antonio, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Brian Vera on 28th September 2013 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at StubHub Center, Carson.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Sergio Martinez on 15th September 2012 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Middleweight championship fight at Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had lost to Sergio Martinez on 15th September 2012 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Middleweight championship fight at Thomas & Mack Center, Nevada.
Chavez Jr's last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 5 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.5 rounds on average.