Palenque de la Feria Ganadera, Sinaloa, Mexico
Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr vs David Zegarra report
Who won Chavez Jr vs Zegarra?
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr beat David Zegarra by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 18th December 2021 at Palenque de la Feria Ganadera in Sinaloa.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
Chavez Jr vs Zegarra stats
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr stepped into the ring with a record of 51 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, 33 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
David Zegarra made his way to the ring with a record of 34 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 21 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Chavez Jr had a slight advantage in power over Zegarra, with a 65% knock out percentage over Zegarra's 62%.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr was the older man by 37 years, at 37 years old.
Both Julio Cesar Chavez Jr & David Zegarra fought out of an orthodox stance.
Chavez Jr was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2003, 19 year and 8 months later than Zegarra, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 67 more professional rounds, 310 to Zegarra's 243.
Chavez Jr vs Zegarra form
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Anderson Silva on 19th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Estadio Jalisco, Jalisco, Mexico.
Previous to that, he had won against Jeyson Minda on 27th November 2020 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Parque Revolucion, Sinaloa.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Mario Abel Cazares on 25th September 2020 by technical decision in their 6 round contest at Grand Hotel, Baja California.
Before that, he had lost to Daniel Jacobs on 20th December 2019 by technical decision in the 5th round at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix, United States.
He had beat Evert Bravo on 10th August 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Estadio Antonio R. Marquez, Jalisco, Mexico.
Chavez Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.8 rounds on average.
Zegarra's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
What time did Chavez Jr vs Zegarra start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 4:15 AM UTC at Palenque de la Feria Ganadera, Sinaloa, Mexico, which was 11:15 PM EST or 8:15 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 4:15 AM GMT in the UK.
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