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Ryan Garcia vs Emmanuel Tagoe report
Who won Garcia vs Tagoe?
Ryan Garcia beat Emmanuel Tagoe by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 9th April 2022 at Alamodome in San Antonio.
The scorecards were announced as 119-108, 118-109, 119-108 in favor of winner Ryan 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).
Also, on the undercard Marlen Esparza was victorious over Naoko Fujioka, Gabriel Rosado lost to Shane Mosley Jr, Patrick Teixeira was overcome by Paul Valenzuela Jr and Azat Hovhannisyan was victorious over Dagoberto Aguero.
Garcia vs Tagoe stats
Ryan Garcia stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 21 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Emmanuel Tagoe made his way to the ring with a record of 32 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Garcia had a massive power advantage over Tagoe, boosting at 86% knock out percentage over Tagoe's 47%.
Ryan Garcia was the younger man by 10 years, at 24 years old.
Garcia had a height advantage of 2 inches over Tagoe.
Both Ryan Garcia & Emmanuel Tagoe fought out of an orthodox stance.
Garcia was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 12 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 11 year and 11 months later than Tagoe, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 172 less professional rounds, 85 to Tagoe's 257.
Garcia vs Tagoe form
Garcia remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Luke Campbell on 2nd January 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at American Airlines Center, Dallas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Francisco Fonseca on 14th February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Honda Center, California.
Going into that contest, he had beat Romero Duno on 2nd November 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Jose Lopez on 30th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
He had won against Braulio Rodriguez on 15th December 2018 by knockout in the 5th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Tagoe had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Mason Menard on 27th November 2020 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Ishmael Aryeetey on 20th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Old Kingsway Building, Ussher-Town, Accra, Ghana.
Going into that contest, he had beat Vyacheslav Gusev on 23rd February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Bukom Boxing Arena, Accra.
Before that, he had won against Fernando David Saucedo on 27th January 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Bukom Boxing Arena, Accra.
He had beat Mzonke Fana on 2nd December 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Bukom Boxing Arena, Accra.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Ryan Garcia had been fighting more than Emmanuel Tagoe.
Going to this contest, Ryan Garcia had last fought 2 years, 2 months and 29 days ago, while Emmanuel Tagoe's last outing had been 2 years, 4 months and 4 days ago.
Garcia's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
Tagoe's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 3 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
What time did Garcia vs Tagoe start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Alamodome, San Antonio, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Garcia vs Tagoe?
The DAZN show is expected to begin at 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST. The DAZN Global broadcast of the card is expected to start at 2:00 AM (BTS).
What were the odds on Garcia vs Tagoe?
Ryan Garcia was a 3/100 (-3300) favourite going into the contest, while Emmanuel Tagoe made his way into the ring at 10/1 (+1000) with oddsmakers.
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