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Who won Bam Rodriguez vs Gonzalez?
Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez beat Israel Gonzalez by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 17th September 2022 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 118-109, 117-110, 114-113 in favor of winner Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
This contest was for the WBC super flyweight championship of the world.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Canelo Alvarez beating Gennady Golovkin for the The Ring Super Middleweight, WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight and IBF World Super Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard Ali Akhmedov beat Gabriel Rosado, Austin ‘Ammo’ Williams defeated Kieron Conway and Diego Pacheco was victorious over Enrique Collazo.
Bam Rodriguez vs Gonzalez stats
Back in September 2022, Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Israel Gonzalez made his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw.
Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez was the younger man by 3 years, at 22 years old.
Gonzalez had a height advantage of 2 inches over Rodriguez. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez fought out of the southpaw stance, while Israel Gonzalez was an orthodox fighter.
Rodriguez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 17 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 2 year and 3 months later than Gonzalez, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 123 less professional rounds, 94 to Gonzalez's 217.
Israel Gonzalez was ranked number 11 by the WBC and 13 by the IBF in the 115lb division.
Bam Rodriguez vs Gonzalez form
Rodriguez remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Srisaket Sor Rungvisai on 25th June 2022 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBC World Super Flyweight championship fight at Tech Port Arena, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Carlos Cuadras on 5th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Flyweight championship fight at Footprint Center, Arizona.
Going into that contest, he had won against Jose Alejandro Burgos on 16th October 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Chukchansi Park, California.
Before that, he had beat Saul Juarez on 12th December 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
He had defeated Janiel Rivera on 5th October 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
Israel Gonzalez had beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had drawn with Jose Martinez on 18th March 2021 by majority draw in their 10 round contest at Albergue Olimpico, Salinas, Puerto Rico.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez on 23rd October 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Super Flyweight championship fight at Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.
Going into that contest, he had won against Sho Ishida on 28th December 2019 by split decision in their 12 round contest at EDION Arena Osaka, Osaka, Japan.
Before that, he had lost to Kal Yafai on 24th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at Casino de Monte Carlo Salle Medecin, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
He had been beaten by Jerwin Ancajas on 3rd February 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their IBF World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Bank of America Center, Texas, United States.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez had been fighting more than Israel Gonzalez.
Going to this contest, Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez had last fought 2 months and 23 days ago, while Israel Gonzalez's last outing had been 1 year, 5 months and 30 days ago.
Rodriguez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.4 rounds on average.
Gonzalez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 56 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.2 rounds on average.
What time did Bam Rodriguez vs Gonzalez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:45 PM EST / 6:45 PM PST at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 2:45 AM BST in the UK.
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