AT&T Center, San Antonio, United States
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Who won Figueroa Jr vs Arakawa?
Omar Figueroa Jr beat Nihito Arakawa by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 27th July 2013 at AT&T Center in San Antonio.
The scorecards were announced as 119-107, 118-108, 118-108 in favor of winner Omar Figueroa Jr.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
This contest was for the WBC lightweight championship of the world.
Figueroa Jr vs Arakawa stats
Back in July 2013, Omar Figueroa Jr stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 21 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Nihito Arakawa made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Figueroa Jr had advantage in power over Arakawa, with a 81% knock out percentage over Arakawa's 67%.
Omar Figueroa Jr was the younger man by 8 years, at 23 years old.
Arakawa had a height advantage of 1 inch over Figueroa Jr. Despite this, he had 2-inch reach advantage.
Omar Figueroa Jr fought out of the orthodox stance, while Nihito Arakawa was a southpaw.
Figueroa Jr was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 4 year and 4 months later than Arakawa, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 119 less professional rounds, 162 to Arakawa's 281.
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