Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight
Who won Giyasov vs Rojo?
Shakhram Giyasov beat Francisco Rojo by knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 15th August 2020 at Tulsa in Oklahoma.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Cecilia Braekhus losing to Jessica McCaskill. Also, on the undercard Israil Madrimov beat Eric Walker.
Giyasov vs Rojo stats
Shakhram Giyasov stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 7 draws.
Francisco Rojo made his way to the ring with a record of 7 wins, 6 loses and 19 draws.
The stats suggested that Giyasov and Rojo have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Shakhram Giyasov was the younger man by 3 years, at 28 years old.
Giyasov had a height advantage of 2 inches over Rojo.
Both Shakhram Giyasov & Francisco Rojo fought out of an orthodox stance.
Giyasov was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 25 less fights, and made his debut in 2018, 8 year and 4 months later than Rojo, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 50 less professional rounds, 58 to Rojo's 108.
Shakhram Giyasov went into the fight ranked number 6 by the WBA at super lightweight.
Giyasov vs Rojo form
Giyasov remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Cristian Rafael Coria on 17th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Previous to that, he had beat Patricio Moreno on 3rd April 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Humo Arena, Tashkent.
Going into that contest, he had won against Francisco Rojo on 15th August 2020 by knockout in the 3rd round at Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States.
Before that, he had beat Emmanuel Taylor on 26th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Forum, Inglewood.
He had defeated Edgar Puerta on 23rd February 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Auditorio Municipal Fausto Gutiérrez Moreno, Baja California, Mexico.
Giyasov's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.2 rounds on average.
What time did Giyasov vs Rojo start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Giyasov vs Rojo?
Giyasov vs Rojo was broadcast on DAZN in the US.
What were the odds on Giyasov vs Rojo?
Shakhram Giyasov was a () underdog going into the contest, while Francisco Rojo made his way into the ring at () with oddsmakers.