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Brandon Figueroa vs Damien Vazquez report
Who won Figueroa vs Vazquez?
Brandon Figueroa beat Damien Vazquez by technical knockout in the 10th round on Saturday 26th September 2020 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut.
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 WBA super bantamweight championship of the world.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Jermell Charlo beating Jeison Rosario for the WBC World Super Welterweight, WBA Super World Super Welterweight and IBF World Junior Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard Jermall Charlo beat Sergiy Derevyanchenko for the WBC World Middleweight belt, Luis Nery defeated Aaron Alameda for the WBC World Super Bantamweight title, John Riel Casimero was victorious over Duke Micah for the WBO World Bantamweight championship and Daniel Roman beat Juan Carlos Payano.
Figueroa vs Vazquez stats
Brandon Figueroa stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 20 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Damien Vazquez made his way to the ring with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Figueroa had a large advantage in power over Vazquez, boosting at 75% knock out percentage over Vazquez's 53%.
Brandon Figueroa was the older man by 1 year, at 26 years old.
Figueroa had a height advantage of 3 inches over Vazquez.
Brandon Figueroa fought out of the orthodox stance, while Damien Vazquez was a southpaw.
Figueroa was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 year and 8 months later than Vazquez, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 56 more professional rounds, 153 to Vazquez's 97.
Damien Vazquez was ranked number 14 by the WBA in the 122lb division.
Figueroa vs Vazquez form
Brandon Figueroa had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Carlos Castro on 9th July 2022 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Alamodome, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Stephen Fulton on 27th November 2021 by majority decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight and WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Park Theater, Nevada.
Going into that 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.
Before that, he had won against 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.
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.
Figueroa's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
What time did Figueroa vs Vazquez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST at Mohegan Sun Arena, Connecticut, United States, which was around 1:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Figueroa vs Vazquez?
Figueroa vs Vazquez was broadcast on Showtime PPV in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Fite.tv PPV UK.
What were the odds on Figueroa vs Vazquez?
Brandon Figueroa was a 1/50 (-5000) favourite going into the contest, while Damien Vazquez made his way into the ring at 12/1 (+1200) with oddsmakers.
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