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Who won Garcia vs Duarte?
Ryan Garcia beat Oscar Duarte by knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 2nd December 2023 at Toyota Center in Houston.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds at a catchweight of 143 lb (10.2 stone or 64.9 KG).
Also, on the undercard Floyd Schofield was victorious over Ricardo Lopez Torres and Shane Mosley Jr beat Joshua Conley.
Garcia vs Duarte stats
Ryan Garcia stepped into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Oscar Duarte made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw.
Ryan Garcia was the younger man by 2 years, at 25 years old.
Garcia had a height advantage of 1 inch over Duarte. Despite this, Duarte had 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Ryan Garcia & Oscar Duarte fought out of an orthodox stance.
Garcia was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 3 year and 1 month later than Duarte, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 37 less professional rounds, 100 to Duarte's 137.
Ryan Garcia went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA, 7 by the WBC, 15 by the WBO and 7 by the IBF at super lightweight.
Garcia vs Duarte form
Garcia had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis on 22nd April 2023 by knockout in the 7th round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Javier Fortuna on 16th July 2022 by knockout in the 6th round at Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles.
Going into that contest, he had beat Emmanuel Tagoe on 9th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Alamodome, San Antonio.
Before that, he had won against Luke Campbell on 2nd January 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at American Airlines Center, Dallas.
He had beat Francisco Fonseca on 14th February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Honda Center, California.
Garcia's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.6 rounds on average.
Duarte's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.3 rounds on average.
What time did Garcia vs Duarte start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Toyota Center, Houston, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Garcia vs Duarte?
Ryan Garcia was a 2/9 (-450) favourite going into the contest, while Oscar Duarte made his way into the ring at 3/1 (+300) with oddsmakers.
|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Ryan Garcia - KO||76.79%|
|Ryan Garcia - Decision||16.07%|
|Oscar Duarte - KO||5.36%|
|Oscar Duarte - Decision||1.79%|
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