Barclays Center, New York, United States
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Garcia vs Peterson?
Danny Garcia beat Lamont Peterson by majority decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 11th April 2015 at Barclays Center in New York.
The scorecards were announced as 114-114, 115-113, 115-113 in favor of winner Danny Garcia.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Garcia vs Peterson stats
Danny Garcia stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 29 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Lamont Peterson made his way to the ring with a record of 33 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 17 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Garcia had a slight advantage in power over Peterson, with a 59% knock out percentage over Peterson's 52%.
Danny Garcia was the younger man by 4 years, at 34 years old.
Peterson had 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Danny Garcia & Lamont Peterson fought out of an orthodox stance.
Garcia was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2007, 3 year and 1 month later than Peterson, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 282 more professional rounds, 282 to Peterson's 0.
Garcia vs Peterson form
Garcia 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 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 defeated 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 won against Brandon Rios on 17th February 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Las Vegas, Nevada.
Garcia's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.4 rounds on average.
Peterson's last 3 fights had come over a period of 9 years, 2 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Garcia vs Peterson?
Danny Garcia was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Lamont Peterson made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.