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Brandon Figueroa vs Javier Nicolas Chacon report
Who won Figueroa vs Chacon?
Brandon Figueroa beat Javier Nicolas Chacon by knockout in the 4th round on Saturday 24th August 2019 at Weslaco in Texas.
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 contest was for the vacant super bantamweight championship of the world.
The undercard featured the clash of Fulton vs Avelar.
Figueroa vs Chacon stats
Brandon Figueroa stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 19 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Javier Nicolas Chacon made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 9 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Figueroa had a massive power advantage over Chacon, boosting at 74% knock out percentage over Chacon's 31%.
Brandon Figueroa was the younger man by 15 years, at 26 years old.
Both Brandon Figueroa & Javier Nicolas Chacon fought out of an orthodox stance.
Figueroa was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 10 year and 11 months later than Chacon, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 57 less professional rounds, 153 to Chacon's 210.
Brandon Figueroa went into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBA at super bantamweight.
Javier Nicolas Chacon was ranked number 7 by the WBA in the 122lb division.
Figueroa's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
Chacon's last 4 fights had come over a period of 9 years and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 3 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.5 rounds on average.
What time did Figueroa vs Chacon start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Weslaco, Texas, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Figueroa vs Chacon?
Figueroa vs Chacon was broadcast on Fox Sport 1 in the US.
What were the odds on Figueroa vs Chacon?
Brandon Figueroa was a 3/100 (-3300) favourite going into the contest, while Javier Nicolas Chacon made his way into the ring at 9/1 (+900) with oddsmakers.
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