Conlan vs Hernandez Info
Michael Conlan beat Ruben Garcia by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Sunday 17th March 2019 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
The scorecards were announced as 100-90, 100-90, 100-90 in favor of winner Michael Conlan.
The fight took place over rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
Conlan vs Hernandez stats
Michael Conlan stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 10 wins, zero loses and draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ruben Garcia made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 3 loses and 2 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Conlan had advantage in power over Garcia, with a 60% knock out percentage over Garcia's 42%.
Michael Conlan was the older man by 1 year, at 28 years old.
Conlan had a height advantage of 2 inches over Garcia.
Both Michael Conlan & Ruben Garcia fought out of an orthodox stance.
Conlan was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 19 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 6 year and 4 months later than Garcia, who’s first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 88 less professional rounds, 91 to Garcia's 179.
Michael Conlan went into the fight ranked number 9 by the WBA and 11 by the WBO in the 126lb division.
Conlan vs Hernandez form
Conlan remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Vladimir Nikitin on 14th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Diego Alberto Ruiz on 3rd August 2019 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Marquee, Falls Park, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had won against Ruben Garcia on 17th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Before that, he had beat Jason Cunningham on 22nd December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
He had defeated Adeilson Dos Santos on 30th June 2018 by points in the 8th round at Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Garcia had lost to all of his last 1 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Randy Caballero on 5th February 2016 by points in the 7th round at Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, United States.
Conlan's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 5 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
Garcia's last 1 fights had come over a period of , meaning he had been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
What time did Conlan vs Hernandez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 pm EST / 6:00 pm PST at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States, which was around 1:00 am GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Conlan vs Hernandez?
Conlan vs Hernandez was broadcast on ESPN+ in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by BoxNation.