Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Nevada, United States
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Cobbs vs Valadez?
Blair Cobbs beat Emmanuel Valadez by technical knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 21st July 2018 at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Nevada.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 6 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Cobbs vs Valadez stats
Blair Cobbs stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 8 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Emmanuel Valadez made his way to the ring with a record of 5 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Valadez had advantage in power over Cobbs, with a 80% knock out percentage over Cobbs' 63%.
Blair Cobbs was the younger man by 3 years, at 32 years old.
Blair Cobbs fought out of the southpaw stance, while Emmanuel Valadez was an orthodox fighter.
Cobbs was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2013, 2 months earlier than Valadez, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 68 more professional rounds, 92 to Valadez's 24.
Cobbs vs Valadez form
Cobbs had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Brad Solomon on 19th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Don Haskins Center, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Samuel Kotey Neequaye on 14th February 2020 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Honda Center, California.
Going into that contest, he had beat Carlos Ortiz Cervantes on 2nd November 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Steve Villalobos on 22nd August 2019 by knockout in the 9th round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
He had won against Robert Redmond Jr on 21st June 2019 by knockout in the 6th round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Cobbs' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
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