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Who won Fundora vs Mendoza?
Brian Mendoza beat Sebastian Fundora by knockout in the 7th round on Saturday 8th April 2023 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
This contest was for the vacant WBC super welterweight championship of the world.
Also, on the undercard Brandun Lee was victorious over Pedro Campa, Luis Reynaldo Nunez beat Christian Olivo and Frank Sanchez defeated Daniel Martz.
Fundora vs Mendoza stats
Back in April 2023, Sebastian Fundora stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 20 wins, zero loses and 1 draw.
Brian Mendoza made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.
Sebastian Fundora was the younger man by 4 years, at 25 years old.
Fundora had a height advantage of 8 inches over Mendoza. That also extended to a 10-inch reach advantage.
Sebastian Fundora fought out of the southpaw stance, while Brian Mendoza was an orthodox fighter.
Fundora was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 2 year and 1 month later than Mendoza, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 15 more professional rounds, 116 to Mendoza's 101.
Brian Mendoza was ranked number 12 by the IBF in the 154lb division.
Fundora vs Mendoza form
Fundora had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Carlos Ocampo on 8th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Home Depot Center, Carson, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Erickson Lubin on 9th April 2022 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBC Interim World Light Middleweight championship fight at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had beat Sergio Garcia on 5th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Staples Center, California.
Before that, he had won against Jorge Cota on 1st May 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.
He had beat Habib Ahmed on 5th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at AT&T Stadium, Texas.
Fundora's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.
Mendoza's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.7 rounds on average.
What time did Fundora vs Mendoza start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Fundora vs Mendoza?
Fundora vs Mendoza was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.
What were the odds on Fundora vs Mendoza?
Sebastian Fundora was a 1/10 (-1000) favourite going into the contest, while Brian Mendoza made his way into the ring at 11/2 (+550) with oddsmakers.
|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Sebastian Fundora - Decision||66.67%|
|Sebastian Fundora - KO||33.33%|
Based on 3 Predictions