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Steve Claggett vs Rafael Guzman Lugo report
Who won Claggett vs Lugo?
Steve Claggett beat Rafael Guzman Lugo by technical knockout in the 7th round on Thursday 23rd March 2023 at Montreal Casino in Montreal.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Steve Claggett.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Christian Mbilli beating Carlos Gongora. Also, on the undercard Simon Kean beat Eric Molina.
Claggett vs Lugo stats
Steve Claggett stepped into the ring with a record of 33 wins, 7 loses and 2 draws.
Rafael Guzman Lugo made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 2 loses and 2 draws.
Steve Claggett was the older man by 6 years, at 33 years old.
Lugo had a height advantage of 1 inch over Claggett.
Both Steve Claggett & Rafael Guzman Lugo fought out of an orthodox stance.
Claggett was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 2 years and 9 months earlier than Lugo, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 85 more professional rounds, 251 to Lugo's 166.
Claggett vs Lugo form
Steve Claggett had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Mathieu Germain on 15th May 2021 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Hilton, Quebec, Canada.
Previous to that, he had defeated David Theroux on 21st November 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Le Centre Financiere Sun Life, Quebec.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Yves Ulysse Jr on 25th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Fantasy Springs Casino, California, United States.
Before that, he had drawn with Mathieu Germain on 26th January 2019 by split draw at Montreal Casino, Quebec, Canada.
He had lost to Chris Van Heerden on 16th April 2016 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Downtown Las Vegas Event Center, Nevada, United States.
Claggett's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 11 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
What time did Claggett vs Lugo start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 2:00 AM UTC at Montreal Casino, Montreal, Canada, which was 10:00 PM EST or 7:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 2:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Claggett vs Lugo?
The fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.
What were the odds on Claggett vs Lugo?
Steve Claggett was a 1/2 (-250) favourite going into the contest, while Rafael Guzman Lugo made his way into the ring at 17/10 (+320) with oddsmakers.
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