The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom, Las Vegas, United States
Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Flores vs Santos?
BJ Flores beat Roberto Santos by unanimous decision in their 6 round contest on Saturday 21st May 2016 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 60-54, 60-54, 60-54 in favor of winner BJ Flores.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 6 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Flores vs Santos stats
BJ Flores stepped into the ring with a record of 31 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 20 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Roberto Santos made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Flores had a large advantage in power over Santos, boosting at 65% knock out percentage over Santos' 42%.
BJ Flores was the older man by 9 years, at 42 years old.
Flores had a height advantage of 5 inches over Santos. That also extended to a 10-inch reach advantage.
Both BJ Flores & Roberto Santos fought out of an orthodox stance.
Flores was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 19 more fights, and made his debut in 2003, 4 years earlier than Santos, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 85 more professional rounds, 192 to Santos' 107.
Flores vs Santos form
Flores had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Roberto Santos on 21st May 2016 by unanimous decision in their 6 round contest at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Beibut Shumenov on 25th July 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Cruiserweight championship fight at Palms Casino and Resort, Pearl Theater, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Kevin Engel on 8th October 2014 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Biloxi.
Before that, he had beat Anthony Caputo Smith on 27th June 2014 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas.
He had defeated Adam Collins on 10th May 2014 by knockout in the 1st round at USC Galen Center, Los Angeles.
Flores' last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 5 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Flores vs Santos?
BJ Flores was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Roberto Santos made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.