Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Nevada, United States
Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Colbert vs Mercado?
Chris Colbert beat Alberto Mercado by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest on Sunday 23rd June 2019 at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Nevada.
The scorecards were announced as 80-72, 80-72, 80-72 in favor of winner Chris Colbert.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Colbert vs Mercado stats
Back in June 2019, Chris Colbert stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 11 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Alberto Mercado made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 3 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Colbert had advantage in power over Mercado, with a 36% knock out percentage over Mercado's 19%.
Chris Colbert was the younger man by 8 years, at 23 years old.
Mercado had a height advantage of 1 inch over Colbert. Despite this, he had 1-inch reach advantage.
Chris Colbert fought out of the orthodox stance, while Alberto Mercado was a southpaw.
Colbert was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 5 year and 1 month later than Mercado, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 22 less professional rounds, 127 to Mercado's 149.
Colbert's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.
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