Belts on The Line
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Who won Fulton vs Figueroa?
Stephen Fulton beat Brandon Figueroa by majority decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 27th November 2021 at Park Theater in Nevada.
The scorecards were announced as 112-116, 112-116, 114-114 in favor of winner Stephen Fulton.
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 unified super bantamweight championship of the world, with the WBC & WBO belts on the line.
Also, on the undercard Raeese Aleem was victorious over Eduardo Baez and Gary Antonio Russell beat Alejandro Santiago Barrios.
Fulton vs Figueroa stats
Brandon Figueroa 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.
Stephen Fulton made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 19 wins and 0 draws, with 8 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Figueroa had a massive power advantage over Fulton, boosting at 77% knock out percentage over Fulton's 42%.
Brandon Figueroa was the younger man by 2 years, at 25 years old.
Figueroa had a height advantage of 1 inch over Fulton. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Both Brandon Figueroa & Stephen Fulton fought out of an orthodox stance.
Figueroa was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 7 months later than Fulton, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 4 more professional rounds, 135 to Fulton's 131.
Fulton vs Figueroa form
Brandon Figueroa had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Luis Nery on 15th May 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Damien Vazquez on 26th September 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
Going into that 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.
Before that, he had won against 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.
He had beat 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.
Fulton remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Angelo Leo on 23rd January 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Arnold Khegai on 25th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had won against Isaac Avelar on 24th August 2019 by knockout in the 6th round at Bert Ogden Arena, Texas.
Before that, he had defeated Paulus Ambunda on 11th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at EagleBank Arena, Virginia.
Hehad beat Marlon Olea on 26th January 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Barclays Center, New York.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Brandon Figueroa had been fighting more than Stephen Fulton.
Going to this contest, Brandon Figueroa had last fought 8 months and 5 days ago, while Stephen Fulton's last outing had been 11 months and 28 days ago.
Figueroa's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 9 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.2 rounds on average.
Fulton's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
What time did Fulton vs Figueroa start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Park Theater, Nevada, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Fulton vs Figueroa?
Brandon Figueroa was a 5/2 (+250) underdog going into the contest, while Stephen Fulton made his way into the ring at 29/100 (-344) with oddsmakers.