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Who won Garcia vs Benavidez?
Danny Garcia beat Jose Benavidez by majority decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 30th July 2022 at Barclays Center in New York.
The scorecards were announced as 116-112, 117-111, 114-114 in favor of winner Danny Garcia.
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).
Also, on the undercard Adam Kownacki was defeated by Ali Eren Demirezen, Gary Antuanne Russell beat Rances Barthelemy and Sergiy Derevyanchenko defeated Joshua Conley.
Garcia vs Benavidez stats
Danny Garcia stepped into the ring with a record of 36 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws.
Jose Benavidez made his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw.
The stats suggested that Garcia and Benavidez have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Danny Garcia was the older man by 4 years, at 34 years old.
Benavidez had a height advantage of 5 inches over Garcia. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Danny Garcia & Jose Benavidez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Garcia was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 2 years and 1 month earlier than Benavidez, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 125 more professional rounds, 282 to Benavidez's 157.
Danny Garcia went into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBC at super welterweight.
Garcia vs Benavidez form
Garcia had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Errol Spence Jr on 5th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight and IBF World Welterweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Arlington, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Ivan Redkach on 25th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had beat Adrian Granados on 20th April 2019 by knockout in the 7th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, California.
Before that, he had been beaten by Shawn Porter on 8th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
He had defeated Brandon Rios on 17th February 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Las Vegas, Nevada.
Benavidez had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had drawn with Francisco Emanuel Torres on 13th November 2021 by majority draw in their 10 round contest at Footprint Center, Arizona, United States.
Previous to that, he had lost to Terence Crawford on 13th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at CHI Health Center, Nebraska.
Going into that contest, he had won against Frank Rojas on 9th June 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Matthew Strode on 3rd February 2018 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Bank of America Center, Texas.
He had beat Francisco Santana on 23rd July 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Danny Garcia had been fighting more than Jose Benavidez.
Going to this contest, Danny Garcia had last fought 1 year, 8 months and 13 days ago, while Jose Benavidez's last outing had been 9 months and 5 days ago.
Garcia's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.4 rounds on average.
Benavidez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.2 rounds on average.
What time did Garcia vs Benavidez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Barclays Center, New York, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Garcia vs Benavidez?
Garcia vs Benavidez was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.
What were the odds on Garcia vs Benavidez?
Danny Garcia was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Jose Benavidez made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.