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Who won Cuarto vs Taduran?
Rene Mark Cuarto beat Pedro Taduran by technical decision in their 7 round contest on Sunday 6th February 2022 at Digos City in Davao del Sur.
The scorecards were announced as 65-64, 66-64, 65-65 in favor of winner Rene Mark Cuarto.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds .
This contest was for the IBF championship of the world.
Cuarto vs Taduran stats
Rene Mark Cuarto stepped 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 made 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 suggested Taduran had a large advantage in power over Cuarto, boosting at 79% knock out percentage over Cuarto's 58%.
Rene Mark Cuarto was the older man by 1 year, at 26 years old.
Taduran had a height advantage of 2 inches over Cuarto.
Rene Mark Cuarto fought out of the orthodox stance, while Pedro Taduran was a southpaw.
Cuarto was 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 had fought 60 more professional rounds, 152 to Taduran's 92.
Rene Mark Cuarto went into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBA, 1 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO and 1 by the IBF at .
Pedro Taduran was ranked number 1 by the WBA, 1 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO and 1 by the IBF in the lb division.
Cuarto vs Taduran form
Pedro Taduran had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had 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.
He had 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 had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
What time did Cuarto vs Taduran start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM UTC at Digos City, Davao del Sur, Philippines, which was 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?
Rene Mark Cuarto was a 23/20 (+114) underdog going into the contest, while Pedro Taduran made his way into the ring at 73/100 (-136) with oddsmakers.