Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight
Who won Gongora vs Pearson?
Carlos Gongora beat Christopher Pearson by knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 17th April 2021 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Florida.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Demetrius Andrade's and Liam Williams' clash for the WBO World Middleweight championship.
Gongora vs Pearson stats
Carlos Gongora stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 19 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Christopher Pearson made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Gongora had a slight advantage in power over Pearson, with a 74% knock out percentage over Pearson's 71%.
Carlos Gongora was the older man by 1 year, at 31 years old.
Gongora had a height advantage of 3 inches over Pearson. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Both Carlos Gongora & Christopher Pearson fought out of a southpaw stance.
Gongora was the less experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 year and 5 months later than Pearson, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 23 less professional rounds, 83 to Pearson's 106.
Carlos Gongora went into the fight ranked number 13 by the WBC and 11 by the IBF at super middleweight.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Christopher Pearson had been fighting more than Carlos Gongora.
Going to this contest, Carlos Gongora had last fought 4 months and 5 days ago, while Christopher Pearson's last outing had been 1 year, 11 months and 21 days ago.
What time did Gongora vs Pearson start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 4:00 PM EST / 1:00 PM PST at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States, which was around 9:00 PM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Gongora vs Pearson?
Carlos Gongora was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Christopher Pearson made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.