Alamodome, Texas, United States
Tape rankings @ Super Flyweight
Who won Franco vs Burgos?
Joshua Franco beat Jose Alejandro Burgos by technical knockout in the 9th round on Saturday 11th January 2020 at Alamodome in Texas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
Franco vs Burgos stats
Joshua Franco stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jose Alejandro Burgos made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Burgos had a massive power advantage over Franco, boosting at 82% knock out percentage over Franco's 47%.
Joshua Franco was the same age as Jose Alejandro Burgos, at 26 years old.
Both Joshua Franco & Jose Alejandro Burgos fought out of an orthodox stance.
Franco's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Burgos', having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 month earlier than Burgos, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 40 more professional rounds, 137 to Burgos' 97.
Franco vs Burgos form
Franco had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Andrew Moloney on 23rd June 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Super Flyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Jose Alejandro Burgos on 11th January 2020 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Alamodome, Texas.
Going into that contest, he had drawn with Oscar Negrete on 10th August 2019 by split draw in their 10 round contest at Verizon Theatre, Texas.
Before that, he had beat Oscar Negrete on 25th April 2019 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
He had drawn with Oscar Negrete on 4th October 2018 by split draw in their 10 round contest at The Hangar, California.
Franco's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Franco vs Burgos?
Joshua Franco was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Jose Alejandro Burgos made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.