Polyforum Zam Ná, Merida, Mexico
Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Estrada vs Asenjo?
Juan Francisco Estrada beat Rommel Asenjo by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 28th March 2015 at Polyforum Zam Ná in Merida.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 112 pounds (8 stone or 50.8 KG).
This contest was for the unified flyweight championship of the world, with the WBA & WBO belts on the line.
Estrada vs Asenjo stats
Juan Francisco Estrada stepped into the ring with a record of 31 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Rommel Asenjo made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 20 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Asenjo had a slight advantage in power over Estrada, with a 77% knock out percentage over Estrada's 71%.
Juan Francisco Estrada was the younger man by 1 year, at 32 years old.
Estrada had a height advantage of 2 inches over Asenjo. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Juan Francisco Estrada fought out of the orthodox stance, while Rommel Asenjo was a southpaw.
Estrada was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 1 year and 7 months later than Asenjo, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 143 more professional rounds, 286 to Asenjo's 143.
Estrada's last 3 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 3 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 9 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Estrada vs Asenjo?
Juan Francisco Estrada was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Rommel Asenjo made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.