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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 WBA 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
Back in January 2020, 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 24 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 74 less professional rounds, 127 to Corrales' 201.
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
Corrales had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Ladarius Miller on 27th July 2019 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Royal Farms Arena, Maryland, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Alberto Machado on 21st October 2017 by knockout in the 8th round in their WBA Super World Super Featherweight championship fight at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York, Afghanistan.
Going into that contest, he had beat Robinson Castellanos on 15th July 2017 by technical decision in their WBA Super World Super Featherweight championship fight at Forum, Inglewood, United States.
Before that, he had won against Takashi Uchiyama on 31st December 2016 by split decision in their WBA Super World Super Featherweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan.
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.
Colbert's last 4 fights had come over a period of 11 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 months and 30 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 3 years, 8 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.4 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 (-1400) favourite going into the contest, while Jezreel Corrales made his way into the ring at 6/1 (+600) with oddsmakers.