Jul 28 2018
Saturday

Staples Center, LA, United States

12 rounds contest @ Lightweight
38-0-0
UD 12

Score cards

  • 118-109
  • 117-110
  • 116-111
UD 12
21-0-0

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Belts on The Line

IBF World Lightweight Championship
WBC World Lightweight Championship

The tape

34
Age
31
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
68.1" / 173 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDUDKOTKOUD
Form
SDUDUDSDTKO
38
Wins
21
30
By KO
14
79
KO%
67
0
Loses
0
0
Draws
0
2006
Debut
2012

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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Mikey Garcia vs Robert Easter Jr report

Who won Garcia vs Easter Jr?

Mikey Garcia beat Robert Easter Jr by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 28th July 2018 at Staples Center in LA.

The scorecards were announced as 118-109, 117-110, 116-111 in favor of winner Mikey Garcia.

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 contest was for the unified lightweight championship of the world, with the IBF & WBC belts on the line.

The undercard featured the clash of Ortiz vs Cojanu.

Garcia vs Easter Jr stats

Mikey Garcia stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 38 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 30 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Robert Easter Jr made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 21 wins and 0 draws, with 14 of those by knock out.

The stats suggested Garcia had advantage in power over Easter Jr, with a 79% knock out percentage over Easter Jr's 67%.

Mikey Garcia was the older man by 3 years, at 34 years old.

Easter Jr had a height advantage of 4 inches over Garcia. That also extended to a 8-inch reach advantage.

Both Mikey Garcia & Robert Easter Jr fought out of an orthodox stance.

Garcia was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 17 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 6 years and 3 months earlier than Easter Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 96 more professional rounds, 248 to Easter Jr's 152.

Garcia vs Easter Jr form

Garcia had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Sergey Lipinets on 10th March 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Alamodome, Texas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Adrien Broner on 29th July 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.

Going into that contest, he had beat Dejan Zlaticanin on 28th January 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had won against Elio Rojas on 30th July 2016 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Barclays Center, New York.

He had beat Juan Carlos Burgos on 25th January 2014 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Easter Jr had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Javier Fortuna on 20th January 2018 by split decision in their IBF World Lightweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Denis Shafikov on 30th June 2017 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Lightweight championship fight at Huntington Center, Toledo.

Going into that contest, he had won against Luis Cruz on 10th February 2017 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Lightweight championship fight at Huntington Center, Toledo.

Before that, he had defeated Richard Commey on 9th September 2016 by split decision in their IBF World Lightweight championship fight at Santander Arena, Reading.

He had beat Argenis Mendez on 1st April 2016 by technical knockout in the 5th round at DC Armory, Washington.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Robert Easter Jr had been fighting more than Mikey Garcia.

Going to this contest, Mikey Garcia had last fought 4 years, 8 months and 26 days ago, while Robert Easter Jr's last outing had been 4 years, 10 months and 16 days ago.

Garcia's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 10 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.

Easter Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 8 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.6 rounds on average.

What time did Garcia vs Easter Jr start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Staples Center, LA, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Garcia vs Easter Jr?

Garcia vs Easter Jr was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.

What were the odds on Garcia vs Easter Jr?

Mikey Garcia was a 2/25 (-1200) favourite going into the contest, while Robert Easter Jr made his way into the ring at 6/1 (+600) with oddsmakers.

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Result

Mikey

Garcia

Robert

Easter Jr

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Round 1

Garcia
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Easter Jr
Fight Finished Early

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Mikey Garcia

Robert Easter Jr

108

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