Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Super Bantamweight
Who won Figueroa vs Parejo?
Brandon Figueroa beat Yonfrez Parejo by technical knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 20th April 2019 at Dignity Health Sports Park in California.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Brandon Figueroa.
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.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Danny Garcia beating Adrian Granados. Also, on the undercard Andy Ruiz Jr beat Alexander Dimitrenko and Ricardo Espinoza was overcome by John Riel Casimero.
Figueroa vs Parejo stats
Brandon Figueroa stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 18 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Yonfrez Parejo made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Figueroa had a large advantage in power over Parejo, boosting at 72% knock out percentage over Parejo's 50%.
Brandon Figueroa was the younger man by 11 years, at 25 years old.
Both Brandon Figueroa & Yonfrez Parejo fought out of an orthodox stance.
Figueroa was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 5 year and 7 months later than Parejo, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 42 less professional rounds, 141 to Parejo's 183.
Brandon Figueroa went into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBA at super bantamweight.
Yonfrez Parejo was ranked number 5 by the WBA in the 122lb division.
Figueroa's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.5 rounds on average.
Parejo's last 2 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 9 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 4 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.
What time did Figueroa vs Parejo start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States, which was around 2:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Figueroa vs Parejo?
Brandon Figueroa was a 1/50 (-4999) favourite going into the contest, while Yonfrez Parejo made his way into the ring at 10/1 (+1000) with oddsmakers.