Concepcion vs Barrera Info
Luis Concepcion beat Robert Barrera by technical knockout in the 11th round on Friday 7th February 2020 at Arena Roberto Duran in Panama City.
The fight took place over rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 112 pounds (8 stone or 50.8 KG).
This contest was for the vacant flyweight championship of the world.
Concepcion vs Barrera stats
Luis Concepcion stepped into the ring with a record of 38 wins, 8 loses and draws, 27 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Robert Barrera made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 2 loses and draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Concepcion had advantage in power over Barrera, with a 71% knock out percentage over Barrera's 57%.
Luis Concepcion was the older man by 7 years, at 34 years old.
Barrera had a height advantage of 3 inches over Concepcion.
Both Luis Concepcion & Robert Barrera fought out of an orthodox stance.
Concepcion was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 21 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 7 years and 3 months earlier than Barrera, who’s first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 123 more professional rounds, 272 to Barrera's 149.
Luis Concepcion went into the fight ranked number 6 by the WBA in the 112lb division.
Robert Barrera was ranked number 4 by the WBA in the 112lb division.
Concepcion vs Barrera form
Luis Concepcion had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Alexandru Marin on 11th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at EagleBank Arena, Virginia, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Andrew Moloney on 8th September 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Bendigo Stadium, Victoria, Australia.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Kal Yafai on 10th December 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had beat Kohei Kono on 31st August 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan.
He had won against Hernan Marquez on 17th December 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Super Flyweight championship fight at Arena Roberto Duran, Panama City, Panama.
Concepcion's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years 4 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 56 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.2 rounds on average.
Barrera's last 0 fights had come over a period of , meaning he had been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of rounds, meaning that they had lasted NAN rounds on average.
What time did Concepcion vs Barrera start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 pm UTC at Arena Roberto Duran, Panama City, Panama, which was 6:00 pm EST or 3:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 11:00 pm GMT in the UK.