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Who won Cully vs Vazquez?
Gary Cully beat Miguel Vazquez by knockout in the 5th round on Saturday 12th March 2022 at Nottingham Arena in Nottinghamshire.
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's and Michael Conlan's clash for the WBA World Featherweight championship.
Cully vs Vazquez stats
Gary Cully stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 13 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Miguel Vazquez made his way to the ring with a record of 44 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, with 17 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Cully had advantage in power over Vazquez, with a 54% knock out percentage over Vazquez's 39%.
Gary Cully was the younger man by 35 years, at years old.
Cully had a height advantage of 4 inches over Vazquez.
Gary Cully fought out of the southpaw stance, while Miguel Vazquez was an orthodox fighter.
Cully was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 41 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 11 year and 7 months later than Vazquez, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 353 less professional rounds, 51 to Vazquez's 404.
Gary Cully went into the fight ranked number 10 by the WBA and 8 by the WBO at lightweight.
Miguel Vazquez was ranked number 4 by the WBA in the 135lb division.
Cully vs Vazquez form
Vazquez had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Oliver Flores on 2nd October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Verite Social Venue, Nuevo León, Mexico.
Previous to that, he had defeated Isai Hernandez on 16th April 2021 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Monterrey, Nuevo León.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Lewis Ritson on 17th October 2020 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Newcastle Arena, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had lost to Ohara Davies on 28th June 2019 by points in the 10th round at York Hall, London.
Hehad been beaten by Thulani Mbenge on 8th December 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Emperors Palace, Gauteng, South Africa.
Cully's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 2 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
Vazquez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
What time did Cully vs Vazquez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM GMT at Nottingham Arena, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Cully vs Vazquez?
Gary Cully was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Miguel Vazquez made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.