Tape rankings @ Super Featherweight
Who won Cordina vs Hernandez?
Joe Cordina beat Joshuah Hernandez by knockout in the 1st round on Saturday 14th August 2021 at Matchroom HQ Garden in Essex.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Joshua Buatsi beating Ricards Bolotniks for the WBA Super World Light Flyweight championship. Also, on the undercard Michael McKinson beat Przemyslaw Runowski, Raymond Ford defeated Reece Bellotti, Zelfa Barrett was victorious over Viorel Simion and Ukashir Farooq beat Gerardo Castillo.
Cordina vs Hernandez stats
Joe Cordina stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 12 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Joshuah Hernandez made his way to the ring with a record of 10 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Hernandez had a large advantage in power over Cordina, boosting at 80% knock out percentage over Cordina's 58%.
Joe Cordina was the older man by 4 years, at 30 years old.
Both Joe Cordina & Joshuah Hernandez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Cordina was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 1 year and 10 months later than Hernandez, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 27 more professional rounds, 81 to Hernandez's 54.
Cordina vs Hernandez form
Cordina remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Faroukh Kourbanov on 20th March 2021 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Enrique Tinoco on 30th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Casino de Monte Carlo Salle Medecin, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Going into that contest, he had beat Gavin Gwynne on 31st August 2019 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Lightweight championship fight at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had defeated Andy Townend on 20th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their BBBOC British Lightweight championship fight at O2 Arena, London.
He had won against Sean Dodd on 4th August 2018 by unanimous decision in their CBC Commonwealth Lightweight championship fight at Ice Arena Wales, Wales.
Cordina's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
What time did Cordina vs Hernandez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM BST at Matchroom HQ Garden, Essex, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Cordina vs Hernandez?
Joe Cordina was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Joshuah Hernandez made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.