Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Curiel vs Solomon?
Raul Curiel beat Brad Solomon by knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 17th December 2022 at The Commerce Casino and Hotel in Commerce.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
The undercard featured the clash of Braekhus vs Portillo.
Curiel vs Solomon stats
Raul Curiel stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 11 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Brad Solomon made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws.
Raul Curiel was the younger man by 13 years, at 26 years old.
Solomon had a height advantage of 3 inches over Curiel. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Raul Curiel & Brad Solomon fought out of an orthodox stance.
Curiel was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 23 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 9 year and 3 months later than Solomon, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 172 less professional rounds, 53 to Solomon's 225.
Raul Curiel went into the fight ranked number 14 by the WBC at welterweight.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Raul Curiel had been fighting more than Brad Solomon.
Going to this contest, Raul Curiel had last fought 1 year, 1 month and 11 days ago, while Brad Solomon's last outing had been 1 year, 7 months and 10 days ago.
Curiel's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.3 rounds on average.
Solomon's last 4 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 9 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.5 rounds on average.
What time did Curiel vs Solomon start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at The Commerce Casino and Hotel, Commerce, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Curiel vs Solomon?
Raul Curiel was a 3/50 (-1700) favourite going into the contest, while Brad Solomon made his way into the ring at 7/1 (+700) with oddsmakers.