Barclays Center, New York, United States
Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Cuellar vs Oquendo?
Jesus Andres Cuellar beat Jonathan Oquendo by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 5th December 2015 at Barclays Center in New York.
The scorecards were announced as 116-111, 116-111, 120-107 in favor of winner Jesus Andres Cuellar.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
This contest was for the WBA featherweight championship of the world.
Cuellar vs Oquendo stats
Jesus Andres Cuellar stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jonathan Oquendo made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Cuellar had advantage in power over Oquendo, with a 78% knock out percentage over Oquendo's 62%.
Jesus Andres Cuellar was the younger man by 3 years, at 35 years old.
Cuellar had a height advantage of 2 inches over Oquendo. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Jesus Andres Cuellar fought out of the southpaw stance, while Jonathan Oquendo was an orthodox fighter.
Cuellar was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 3 year and 11 months later than Oquendo, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 42 less professional rounds, 172 to Oquendo's 214.
Cuellar's last 4 fights had come over a period of 8 years and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Cuellar vs Oquendo?
Jesus Andres Cuellar was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Jonathan Oquendo made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.