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Who won Corrales vs Castellanos?
Jezreel Corrales beat Robinson Castellanos by technical decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 15th July 2017 at Forum in Inglewood.
The scorecards were announced as 94-93, 96-92, 94-94 in favor of winner Jezreel Corrales.
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.
Corrales vs Castellanos stats
Jezreel Corrales stepped into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Robinson Castellanos made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 12 loses and 0 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Castellanos had advantage in power over Corrales, with a 58% knock out percentage over Corrales' 38%.
Jezreel Corrales was the younger man by 9 years, at 31 years old.
Castellanos had 2-inch reach advantage.
Jezreel Corrales fought out of the southpaw stance, while Robinson Castellanos was an orthodox fighter.
Corrales was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 14 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 6 year and 10 months later than Castellanos, whose first professional fight was in 2002. He had fought 68 less professional rounds, 192 to Castellanos' 260.
Robinson Castellanos was ranked number 10 by the WBA in the 130lb division.
Corrales vs Castellanos form
Corrales had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, 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.
Previous to that, he had won against 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat Juan Antonio Rodriguez on 17th December 2015 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA Interim World Super Featherweight championship fight at Arena Roberto Duran, Panama City, Panama.
Before that, he had defeated Felix Sabez on 23rd July 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Centro de Convenciones Atlapa, Panama City.
He had won against Edgar Guillen on 19th December 2014 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Gimnasio Los Naranjos, Boquete.
Corrales' last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 1 month and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.6 rounds on average.
Castellanos' last 2 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 10 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 5 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
What time did Corrales vs Castellanos start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Forum, Inglewood, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Corrales vs Castellanos?
Jezreel Corrales was a 3/25 (-830) favourite going into the contest, while Robinson Castellanos made his way into the ring at 5/1 (+500) with oddsmakers.