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Carl Frampton vs Horacio Garcia report
Who won Frampton vs Garcia?
Carl Frampton beat Horacio Garcia by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 18th November 2017 at The SSE Arena in Belfast.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Carl Frampton.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
Frampton vs Garcia stats
Carl Frampton stepped into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Horacio Garcia made his way to the ring with a record of 33 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw.
Carl Frampton was the older man by 4 years, at 36 years old.
Garcia had a height advantage of 1 inch over Frampton. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Carl Frampton & Horacio Garcia fought out of an orthodox stance.
Frampton's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Garcia's, having had 13 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 7 months later than Garcia, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 12 more professional rounds, 218 to Garcia's 206.
Carl Frampton went into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC, 7 by the WBO and 3 by the IBF at featherweight.
Frampton vs Garcia form
Frampton had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Leo Santa Cruz on 28th January 2017 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Featherweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Leo Santa Cruz on 30th July 2016 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Featherweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had won against Scott Quigg on 27th February 2016 by split decision in their IBF World Junior Featherweight and WBA World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had beat Alejandro Gonzalez Jr on 18th July 2015 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Don Haskins Convention Center, El Paso, United States.
He had defeated Chris Avalos on 28th February 2015 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their IBF World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Odyssey Arena, Belfast, United Kingdom.
Frampton's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 3 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.6 rounds on average.
What time did Frampton vs Garcia start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM GMT at The SSE Arena, Belfast, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Frampton vs Garcia?
Frampton vs Garcia was broadcast on BoxNation in the UK.
What were the odds on Frampton vs Garcia?
Carl Frampton was a 1/50 (-5000) favourite going into the contest, while Horacio Garcia made his way into the ring at 703/50 (+1400) with oddsmakers.
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