Feb 17 2018
Saturday

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

12 rounds contest @ Welterweight
33-1-0
TKO 9
TKO 9
34-3-1

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The tape

34
Age
36
5' 9" / 174 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
68.5" / 174 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

SDTKOUDTKOMD
Form
KOTKORTDDQUD
33
Wins
34
0
By KO
0
0
KO%
0
1
Loses
3
0
Draws
1
2007
Debut
2004

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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The Ring
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1
WBA
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2
WBC
9
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WBO
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IBF
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Danny Garcia vs Brandon Rios report

Who won Garcia vs Rios?

Danny Garcia beat Brandon Rios by technical knockout in the 9th round on Saturday 17th February 2018 at Las Vegas in Nevada.

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 Rios stats

Danny Garcia stepped into the ring with a record of 33 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.

Brandon Rios made his way to the ring with a record of 34 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw.

The stats suggested that Garcia and Rios have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.

Danny Garcia was the younger man by 2 years, at 34 years old.

Garcia had a height advantage of 1 inch over Rios. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Both Danny Garcia & Brandon Rios fought out of an orthodox stance.

Garcia was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2007, 3 year and 3 months later than Rios, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 40 more professional rounds, 282 to Rios' 242.

Danny Garcia went into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBA and 2 by the WBC at welterweight.

Brandon Rios was ranked number 9 by the WBC in the 147lb division.

Garcia vs Rios form

Garcia had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Keith Thurman on 4th March 2017 by split decision in their WBC World Welterweight and WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Samuel Vargas on 12th November 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Liacouras Center, Philadelphia.

Going into that contest, he had won against Robert Guerrero on 23rd January 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.

Before that, he had beat Paulie Malignaggi on 1st August 2015 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Barclays Center, New York.

He had defeated Lamont Peterson on 11th April 2015 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.

Rios had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Timothy Bradley Jr on 7th November 2015 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Mike Alvarado on 24th January 2015 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at 1stBank Center, Broomfield.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Diego Gabriel Chaves on 2nd August 2014 by technical knockout in the 9th round at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had been beaten by Manny Pacquiao on 24th November 2013 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Cotai Arena, Venetian Resort, Macao, Macao S.A.R., China.

He had lost to Mike Alvarado on 30th March 2013 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, United States.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Danny Garcia had been fighting more than Brandon Rios.

Going to this contest, Danny Garcia had last fought 5 years, 5 months and 6 days ago, while Brandon Rios' last outing had been 6 years, 9 months and 3 days ago.

Garcia's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 3 months and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.4 rounds on average.

Rios' last 5 fights had come over a period of 9 years, 4 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 10 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.

What time did Garcia vs Rios start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Garcia vs Rios?

Garcia vs Rios was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.

What were the odds on Garcia vs Rios?

Danny Garcia was a 1/20 (-1999) favourite going into the contest, while Brandon Rios made his way into the ring at 8/1 (+800) with oddsmakers.

Danny Garcia vs Brandon Rios news

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