VS
Jul 09 2022
Saturday

Alamodome, San Antonio, United States

12 round contest @ Super Bantamweight
22-1-1
TKO 6

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  • 49-45
  • 48-46
TKO 6
27-1-0

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The tape

26
Age
29
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

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Form
SDKOTKOMDTKO
22
Wins
27
17
By KO
12
77
KO%
44
1
Loses
1
1
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2012

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Brandon Figueroa vs Carlos Castro report


Who won Figueroa vs Castro?

Brandon Figueroa beat Carlos Castro by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday, July 9th, 2022, at Alamodome, San Antonio.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 kg).

This fight appeared on the undercard of Mark Magsayo losing to Rey Vargas for the WBC World Featherweight championship. Also on the undercard Frank Martin defeated Jackson Marinez, and Rashidi Ellis was victorious over Jose Marrufo.

Figueroa vs Castro stats

Back in July 2022, Brandon Figueroa stepped into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 1 loss, and 1 draw, 17 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Carlos Castro made his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Figueroa had a massive power advantage over Castro, boasting a 77% knockout percentage compared to Castro's 44%.

Brandon Figueroa was the younger man by 3 years, at 26 years old.

Figueroa had a height advantage of 1 inch over Castro. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Brandon Figueroa and Carlos Castro fought out of an orthodox stance.

Figueroa was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 years and 10 months later than Castro, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 20 fewer professional rounds, totaling 162 compared to Castro's 182.

Figueroa vs Castro form

Brandon Figueroa had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Stephen Fulton on November 27, 2021, by majority decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight and WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Park Theater, Nevada, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Luis Nery on May 15, 2021, by knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Super Bantamweight and WBA World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Damien Vazquez on September 26, 2020, by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.

Before that, he had drawn with Julio Ceja on November 23, 2019, by split draw in their 12 round contest in their WBA World Super Bantamweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

He had won against Javier Nicolas Chacon on August 24, 2019, by knockout in the 4th round in their WBA Interim World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Weslaco, Texas.

Castro had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Luis Nery on February 5, 2022, by split decision in their 10 round contest at Michelob Ultra Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Prior to that, he had beaten Oscar Escandon on August 21, 2021, by technical knockout in the 10th round at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Cesar Juarez on July 9, 2020, by technical knockout in the 4th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.

Before that, he had won against Jesus Ruiz on February 21, 2020, by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Celebrity Theater, Arizona.

He had defeated Daniel Lozano on October 12, 2019, by technical knockout in the 1st round at Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino, Arizona.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Carlos Castro had been fighting more than Brandon Figueroa.

Going into this contest, Brandon Figueroa had last fought 7 months and 12 days ago, while Carlos Castro's last outing had been 5 months and 4 days ago.

Figueroa's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 15 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 6 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.

Castro's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.

What time did Figueroa vs Castro start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Alamodome, San Antonio, United States, which was around 2:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Figueroa vs Castro?

Figueroa vs Castro was broadcast on ShowTime in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Fite.tv PPV UK.

What were the odds on Figueroa vs Castro?

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