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Who won Colbert vs Corrales?
Chris Colbert beat Jezreel Corrales by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 18th January 2020 at Liacouras Center in Pennsylvania.
The scorecards were announced as 116-111, 117-110, 117-110 in favor of winner Chris Colbert.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
This contest was for the vacant super featherweight championship of the world.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Julian Williams' and Jeison Rosario's clash for the WBA Super World Super Welterweight and IBF World Junior Middleweight championship.
Colbert vs Corrales stats
Chris Colbert stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 13 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jezreel Corrales made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Corrales had a slight advantage in power over Colbert, with a 39% knock out percentage over Colbert's 38%.
Chris Colbert was the younger man by 5 years, at 25 years old.
Colbert had a height advantage of 2 inches over Corrales. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Chris Colbert fought out of the orthodox stance, while Jezreel Corrales was a southpaw.
Colbert was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 6 year and 3 months later than Corrales, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 65 less professional rounds, 105 to Corrales' 170.
Chris Colbert went into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA at super featherweight.
Jezreel Corrales was ranked number 10 by the WBA in the 130lb division.
Colbert vs Corrales form
Jezreel Corrales had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Takashi Uchiyama on 27th April 2016 by knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA Super World Super Featherweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan.
Previous to that, he had beat Juan Antonio Rodriguez on 17th December 2015 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA Interim World Super Featherweight championship fight at Arena Roberto Duran, Panama City, Panama.
Going into that contest, he had won against Felix Sabez on 23rd July 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Centro de Convenciones Atlapa, Panama City.
Before that, he had beat Edgar Guillen on 19th December 2014 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Gimnasio Los Naranjos, Boquete.
Hehad defeated Walter Estrada on 20th November 2014 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Hotel RIU, Panama City.
Colbert's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.8 rounds on average.
Corrales' last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 11 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
What time did Colbert vs Corrales start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Liacouras Center, Pennsylvania, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Colbert vs Corrales?
Chris Colbert was a 7/100 (-1428) favourite going into the contest, while Jezreel Corrales made his way into the ring at 6/1 (+600) with oddsmakers.