City Hall's Ground, Khon Kaen, Thailand
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Who won Freshmart vs Rojas?
Thammanoon Niyomtrong beat Byron Rojas by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Wednesday 29th June 2016 at City Hall's Ground in Khon Kaen.
The scorecards were announced as 115-113, 115-113, 115-113 in favor of winner Thammanoon Niyomtrong.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds .
This contest was for the vacant WBA championship of the world.
Freshmart vs Rojas stats
Thammanoon Niyomtrong stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 12 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Byron Rojas made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 2 loses and 3 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Niyomtrong had a slight advantage in power over Rojas, with a 50% knock out percentage over Rojas' 47%.
Thammanoon Niyomtrong was the same age as Byron Rojas, at 31 years old.
Both Thammanoon Niyomtrong & Byron Rojas fought out of an orthodox stance.
Niyomtrong was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 10 months later than Rojas, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 25 less professional rounds, 189 to Rojas' 214.
Freshmart vs Rojas form
Niyomtrong remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Toto Landero on 6th March 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Minimumweight championship fight at Chonburi Provincial Ground, Chonburi, Thailand.
Previous to that, he had beat Shin Ono on 14th December 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Minimumweight championship fight at Nakhon Ratchasima Provincial Ground, Nakhon Ratchasima.
Going into that contest, he had won against Byron Rojas on 29th June 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Minimumweight championship fight at City Hall's Ground, Khon Kaen.
Before that, he had beat Carlos Buitrago on 4th February 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Minimumweight championship fight at City Hall Ground, Chonburi.
He had defeated Alexis Diaz on 2nd July 2015 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBA Interim World Minimumweight championship fight at City Hall Ground, Nakhon Ratchasima.
Niyomtrong's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 3 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.4 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Freshmart vs Rojas?
Thammanoon Niyomtrong was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Byron Rojas made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.