Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Curiel vs Diaz?
Raul Curiel beat Elias Diaz by technical knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 6th January 2024 at Virgin Hotels in Las Vegas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Vergil Ortiz Jr beating Fredrick Lawson. Also, on the undercard Ohara Davies was overcome by Ismael Barroso for the WBA Interim World Super Lightweight belt and Arnold Barboza Jr was victorious over Xolisani Ndongeni.
Curiel vs Diaz stats
Raul Curiel stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 13 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Elias Diaz made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Raul Curiel was the younger man by 1 year, at 28 years old.
Diaz had a height advantage of 2 inches over Curiel.
Both Raul Curiel & Elias Diaz fought out of an orthodox stance.
Curiel's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Diaz's, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2017, 1 year and 2 months later than Diaz, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 11 more professional rounds, 71 to Diaz's 60.
Raul Curiel went into the fight ranked number 10 by the WBC at welterweight.
Curiel vs Diaz form
Curiel remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Courtney Pennington on 7th September 2023 by knockout in the 10th round at Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Brad Solomon on 17th December 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at The Commerce Casino and Hotel, Commerce.
Going into that contest, he had beat Kendo Castaneda on 18th December 2021 by knockout in the 7th round at AT&T Center, San Antonio.
Before that, he had won against Ferdinand Kerobyan on 19th June 2021 by knockout in the 9th round at Don Haskins Center, El Paso.
He had beat Ramses Agaton on 2nd January 2021 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at American Airlines Center, Dallas.
Curiel's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 rounds on average.
What time did Curiel vs Diaz start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.
What were the odds on Curiel vs Diaz?
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