Nov 02 2019
Saturday

MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States

12 rounds contest @ Lightweight
Romero Duno
Duno
Philippines flag
18-0-0
KO 1
KO 1
21-1-0

The tape

23
Age
26
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

RTDKOMDUDKO
Form
RTDTDKOUDUD
18
Wins
21
15
By KO
16
83
KO%
76
0
Loses
1
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2014

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

-
The Ring
-
4
WBA
-
8
WBC
15
7
WBO
4
-
IBF
-

Ryan Garcia vs Romero Duno report

Who won Garcia vs Duno?

Ryan Garcia beat Romero Duno by knockout in the 1st round on Saturday 2nd November 2019 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

This fight appeared on the undercard of Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez beating Sergey Kovalev for the WBO World Light heavyweight championship. Also, on the undercard Blair Cobbs beat Carlos Ortiz Cervantes.

Garcia vs Duno stats

Ryan Garcia stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 18 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Romero Duno made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Garcia had a slight advantage in power over Duno, with a 83% knock out percentage over Duno's 76%.

Ryan Garcia was the younger man by 3 years, at 23 years old.

Garcia had a height advantage of 3 inches over Duno. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Ryan Garcia & Romero Duno fought out of an orthodox stance.

Garcia was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 1 year and 11 months later than Duno, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 32 less professional rounds, 67 to Duno's 99.

Ryan Garcia went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA, 8 by the WBC and 7 by the WBO at lightweight.

Romero Duno was ranked number 15 by the WBC and 4 by the WBO in the 135lb division.

Garcia vs Duno form

Garcia remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Romero Duno on 2nd November 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Jose Lopez on 30th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.

Going into that contest, he had beat Braulio Rodriguez on 15th December 2018 by knockout in the 5th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Before that, he had defeated Carlos Morales on 1st September 2018 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.

He had won against Jayson Velez on 4th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at StubHub Center, Carson.

Activity check

Garcia's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.6 rounds on average.

What time did Garcia vs Duno start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 2:00 AM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Garcia vs Duno?

Garcia vs Duno was broadcast on DAZN in the US.

What were the odds on Garcia vs Duno?

Ryan Garcia was a 7/50 (-714) favourite going into the contest, while Romero Duno made his way into the ring at 9/2 (+450) with oddsmakers.

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