Digos City, Davao del Sur, Philippines
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Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Minimumweight
When is Cuarto vs Taduran?
Rene Mark Cuarto is set to fight Pedro Taduran on Saturday 29th January 2022 at Digos City in Davao del Sur.
The fight is scheduled for 12 rounds in the Minimumweight division, which means the weight limit will be 105 pounds (7.5 stone or 47.6 KG).
This contest is for the IBF minimumweight championship of the world.
Cuarto vs Taduran stats
Rene Mark Cuarto steps into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 2 loses and 2 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Pedro Taduran will make his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Taduran has a large advantage in power over Cuarto, boosting at 79% knock out percentage over Cuarto's 58%.
Rene Mark Cuarto is the younger man by 25 years, at years old.
Taduran has a height advantage of 2 inches over Cuarto.
Rene Mark Cuarto fights out of the orthodox stance, while Pedro Taduran is a southpaw.
Cuarto is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 10 months earlier than Taduran, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 48 more professional rounds, 133 to Taduran's 85.
Rene Mark Cuarto goes into the fight ranked number 7 by the RING at minimumweight.
Pedro Taduran is currently ranked number 8 by the WBC, 4 by the IBF and 8 by the RING in the 105lb division.
Cuarto vs Taduran form
Pedro Taduran has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Rene Mark Cuarto on 27th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Minimumweight championship fight at Bula Gym, Cotabato del Sur, Philippines.
Previous to that, he had drawn with Daniel Valladares on 1st February 2020 by technical draw in their 12 round contest in their IBF World Minimumweight championship fight at Jardin Cerveza Expo, Nuevo León, Mexico.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Samuel Salva on 7th September 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their IBF World Minimumweight championship fight at Jurado Hall of the Philippine Marine Corp, Barangay Fort Bonifac, Metro Manila, Philippines.
Before that, he had beat Jeffrey Galero on 8th December 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Santa Barbara, Pangasinan.
Hehad been beaten by Wanheng Menayothin on 29th August 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Minimumweight championship fight at Nakhon Sawan, Thailand.
Taduran's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 5 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
What time does Cuarto vs Taduran start?
The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM UTC at Digos City, Davao del Sur, Philippines, which is 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 PM GMT in the UK.
What were the odds on Cuarto vs Taduran?
Pedro Taduran is currently (+100) to win the fight outright, while you can get (+100) on Rene Mark Cuarto if you fancy the incredible upset.