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Gary Cully vs Wilfredo Flores report
Who won Cully vs Flores?
Gary Cully beat Wilfredo Flores by technical knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 18th February 2023 at Nottingham Arena in Nottingham.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Leigh Wood losing to Mauricio Lara for the WBA World Featherweight championship. Also, on the undercard Dalton Smith beat Billy Allington for the BBBOC British Super Lightweight belt and Gamal Yafai was overcome by Diego Alberto Ruiz.
Cully vs Flores stats
Gary Cully stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 15 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Wilfredo Flores made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 10 wins and 1 draw, with 5 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Cully had a slight advantage in power over Flores, with a 60% knock out percentage over Flores' 50%.
Gary Cully was the younger man by 6 years, at 27 years old.
Gary Cully fought out of the southpaw stance, while Wilfredo Flores was an orthodox fighter.
Cully was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2017, 2 year and 3 months later than Flores, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 3 more professional rounds, 57 to Flores' 54.
Gary Cully went into the fight ranked number 13 by the WBA at lightweight.
Cully vs Flores form
Gary Cully had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Wilfredo Flores on 18th February 2023 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Nottingham Arena, Nottingham, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Jaouad Belmehdi on 29th October 2022 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Wembley Arena, Wembley.
Going into that contest, he had beat Miguel Vazquez on 12th March 2022 by knockout in the 5th round at Nottingham Arena, Nottinghamshire.
Before that, he had defeated Viorel Simion on 25th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Bolton Whites Hotel (formerly De Vere Whites), Lancashire.
He had won against Viktor Kotochigov on 12th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Round 10 Boxing Club, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Cully's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
What time did Cully vs Flores start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM GMT at Nottingham Arena, Nottingham, United Kingdom, which was 3:00 PM EST or 12:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Cully vs Flores?
Cully vs Flores was broadcast on DAZN Global in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by DAZN.
What were the odds on Cully vs Flores?
Gary Cully was a 1/16 (-1700) favourite going into the contest, while Wilfredo Flores made his way into the ring at 8/1 (+800) with oddsmakers.
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