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Diego De La Hoya vs Victor Morales report
Who won Hoya vs Morales?
Victor Morales beat Diego De La Hoya by knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 29th April 2023 at College Park Center in Arlington.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of William Zepeda's and Jaime Arboleda's clash.
Hoya vs Morales stats
Diego De La Hoya stepped into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Victor Morales made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 17 wins and 1 draw.
Diego De La Hoya was the older man by 3 years, at 28 years old.
Morales had a height advantage of 1 inch over De La Hoya.
Both Diego De La Hoya & Victor Morales fought out of an orthodox stance.
De La Hoya was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 years earlier than Morales, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 66 more professional rounds, 166 to Morales' 100.
Hoya vs Morales form
De La Hoya had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Renson Robles on 14th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Ronny Rios on 13th July 2019 by knockout in the 6th round in their WBA Interim World Featherweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Enrique Bernache on 13th April 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Arena Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico.
Before that, he had defeated Jose Salgado on 8th June 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York, United States.
He had beat Randy Caballero on 16th September 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
De La Hoya's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
What time did Hoya vs Morales start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at College Park Center, Arlington, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Hoya vs Morales?
Hoya vs Morales was broadcast on DAZN in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by DAZN Global.
What were the odds on Hoya vs Morales?
Diego De La Hoya was a 4/9 (-230) favourite going into the contest, while Victor Morales made his way into the ring at 9/5 (+180) with oddsmakers.
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Hoya vs Morales Predictions
|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Victor Morales - Decision||50%|
|Diego De La Hoya - KO||50%|
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