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Who won Figueroa Jr vs Belmontes?
Omar Figueroa Jr beat Jerry Belmontes by split decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 26th April 2014 at StubHub Center in Carson.
The scorecards were announced as 116-112, 118-110, 113-115 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 Belmontes stats
Back in April 2014, Omar Figueroa Jr stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 22 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jerry Belmontes made his way to the ring with a record of 19 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Figueroa Jr had a massive power advantage over Belmontes, boosting at 77% knock out percentage over Belmontes' 26%.
Omar Figueroa Jr was the younger man by 1 year, at 24 years old.
Belmontes had a height advantage of 2 inches over Figueroa Jr. Despite this, he had 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Omar Figueroa Jr & Jerry Belmontes fought out of an orthodox stance.
Figueroa Jr's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Belmontes', having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 5 months later than Belmontes, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 25 less professional rounds, 162 to Belmontes' 187.
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