Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Super Featherweight
Who won Corrales vs Machado?
Alberto Machado beat Jezreel Corrales by knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 21st October 2017 at Turning Stone Resort & Casino in New York.
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 Machado stats
Back in October 2017, Jezreel Corrales stepped into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Alberto Machado made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 18 wins and 0 draws.
Jezreel Corrales was the younger man by 1 year, at 26 years old.
Machado had a height advantage of 4 inches over Corrales. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Jezreel Corrales fought out of the southpaw stance, while Alberto Machado was an orthodox fighter.
Corrales was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 3 years and 9 months earlier than Machado, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 111 more professional rounds, 201 to Machado's 90.
Alberto Machado was ranked number 4 by the WBA in the 130lb division.
Corrales vs Machado form
Corrales had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Robinson Castellanos on 15th July 2017 by technical decision in their WBA Super World Super Featherweight championship fight at Forum, Inglewood, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat 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.
Before that, he had won against 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.
He had beat Felix Sabez on 23rd July 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Centro de Convenciones Atlapa, Panama City.
Corrales' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
Machado's last 3 fights had come over a period of 10 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.3 rounds on average.
What time did Corrales vs Machado start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 3:00 AM UTC at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York, Afghanistan, which was 11:00 PM EST or 8:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Corrales vs Machado?
The fight was broadcast in the United States by HBO.
What were the odds on Corrales vs Machado?
Jezreel Corrales was a 19/50 (-260) favourite going into the contest, while Alberto Machado made his way into the ring at 2/1 (+200) with oddsmakers.