MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Cobbs vs Cervantes?
Blair Cobbs beat Carlos Ortiz Cervantes by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 2nd November 2019 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez beating Sergey Kovalev for the WBO World Light heavyweight championship. Also, on the undercard Ryan Garcia beat Romero Duno.
Cobbs vs Cervantes stats
Blair Cobbs stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 12 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Carlos Ortiz Cervantes made his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Cervantes had a massive power advantage over Cobbs, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Cobbs' 67%.
Blair Cobbs was the younger man by 5 years, at 32 years old.
Both Blair Cobbs & Carlos Ortiz Cervantes fought out of a southpaw stance.
Cobbs' experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Cervantes', having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 5 months earlier than Cervantes, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 14 more professional rounds, 82 to Cervantes' 68.
Cobbs vs Cervantes form
Cobbs had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Steve Villalobos on 22nd August 2019 by knockout in the 9th round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Robert Redmond Jr on 21st June 2019 by knockout in the 6th round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Going into that contest, he had beat Ferdinand Kerobyan on 21st March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at The Avalon, California.
Before that, he had defeated Emmanuel Valadez on 21st July 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Nevada.
He had won against Juan Jesus Rivera Garces on 6th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 4 round contest at Belasco Theater, California.
Cobbs' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.8 rounds on average.
What time did Cobbs vs Cervantes start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 12:00 AM GMT in the UK.
What were the odds on Cobbs vs Cervantes?
Blair Cobbs was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Carlos Ortiz Cervantes made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.