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Who won Dogboe vs Diaz?
Isaac Dogboe beat Christopher Diaz by majority decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 20th November 2021 at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Nevada.
The scorecards were announced as 96-94, 95-95, 97-93 in favor of winner Isaac Dogboe.
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 Terence Crawford beating Shawn Porter for the WBO World Welterweight championship. Also, on the undercard Zhanibek Alimkhanuly beat Hassan N’Dam and Esquiva Falcao defeated Patrice Volny.
Dogboe vs Diaz stats
Isaac Dogboe stepped into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Christopher Diaz made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Dogboe had a slight advantage in power over Diaz, with a 68% knock out percentage over Diaz's 62%.
Isaac Dogboe was the same age as Christopher Diaz, at 27 years old.
Diaz had a height advantage of 4 inches over Dogboe. Despite this, he had 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Isaac Dogboe & Christopher Diaz fought out of an orthodox stance.
Dogboe was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 27 days earlier than Diaz, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 4 less professional rounds, 162 to Diaz's 166.
Isaac Dogboe went into the fight ranked number 9 by the WBC, 3 by the WBO and 10 by the IBF at featherweight.
Christopher Diaz was ranked number 12 by the WBO in the 126lb division.
Dogboe vs Diaz form
Dogboe had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Adam Lopez on 19th June 2021 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Chris Avalos on 21st July 2020 by technical knockout in the 8th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Emanuel Navarrete on 11th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Convention Center, Tucson.
Before that, he had lost to Emanuel Navarrete on 8th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
He had won against Hidenori Otake on 25th August 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round in their WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Gila River Arena, Arizona.
Diaz 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 lost to Emanuel Navarrete on 24th April 2021 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at Silver Spurs Arena, Kissimmee, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Jason Sanchez on 23rd June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Shakur Stevenson on 20th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Before that, he had defeated David Berna on 24th November 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Hehad lost to Masayuki Ito on 28th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Kissimmee, Florida, United States.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Isaac Dogboe had been fighting more than Christopher Diaz.
Going to this contest, Isaac Dogboe had last fought 11 months ago, while Christopher Diaz's last outing had been 1 year and 25 days ago.
Dogboe's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
Diaz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
What time did Dogboe vs Diaz start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:00 PM EST / 4:00 PM PST at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Nevada, United States, which was around 12:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Dogboe vs Diaz?
Dogboe vs Diaz was broadcast on ESPN+ in the US.
What were the odds on Dogboe vs Diaz?
Isaac Dogboe was a 57/100 (-175) favourite going into the contest, while Christopher Diaz made his way into the ring at 69/50 (+138) with oddsmakers.