Figueroa vs Chacon Info
Brandon Figueroa beat Javier Nicolas Chacon by knockout in the 4th round on Saturday 24th August 2019 at Weslaco in Texas.
The fight took place over 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.
Figueroa vs Chacon stats
Brandon Figueroa stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 19 wins, zero loses and 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 16 years, at 23 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, who’s first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 94 less professional rounds, 116 to Chacon's 210.
Brandon Figueroa went into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBA in the 122lb division.
Javier Nicolas Chacon was ranked number 7 by the WBA in the 122lb division.
Figueroa vs Chacon form
Figueroa remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had drawn with Julio Ceja on 23rd November 2019 by split draw in their 12 round contest in their WBA World Super Bantamweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Javier Nicolas Chacon on 24th August 2019 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBA Interim World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Weslaco, Texas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Yonfrez Parejo on 20th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBA Interim World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.
Before that, he had beat Moises Flores on 13th January 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Microsoft Theater, California.
He had defeated Oscar Escandon on 30th September 2018 by knockout in the 10th round at Citizens Business Bank Arena, California.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Isaac Dogboe on 22nd July 2017 by knockout in the 6th round at Bukom Boxing Arena, Accra, Ghana.
Previous to that, he had drawn with Roberto Domingo Sosa on 4th July 2015 by knockout in the 10th round at Club Atlético Beccar, Beccar, Argentina.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Jamie McDonnell on 22nd November 2014 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA World Bantamweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had lost to Anselmo Moreno on 22nd March 2014 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Bantamweight championship fight at Arena Roberto Duran, Panama City, Panama.
Figueroa's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 1 month and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
Chacon's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 4 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months. 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.