Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Gonzalez vs Avila?
Joet Gonzalez beat Manuel Avila by knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 13th July 2019 at Dignity Health Sports Park in California.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Rey Vargas beating Tomoki Kameda for the WBC World Super Bantamweight championship. Also, on the undercard Diego De La Hoya was overcome by Ronny Rios for the WBA Interim World Featherweight belt.
Gonzalez vs Avila stats
Back in July 2019, Joet Gonzalez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 22 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Manuel Avila made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Gonzalez had a large advantage in power over Avila, boosting at 59% knock out percentage over Avila's 35%.
Joet Gonzalez was the younger man by 1 year, at 26 years old.
Avila had a height advantage of 1 inch over Gonzalez. Despite this, he had 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Joet Gonzalez & Manuel Avila fought out of an orthodox stance.
Gonzalez was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 7 months later than Avila, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 15 more professional rounds, 182 to Avila's 167.
Joet Gonzalez went into the fight ranked number 9 by the WBC and 2 by the WBO at featherweight.
Manuel Avila was ranked number 13 by the WBO in the 126lb division.
Gonzalez's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 3 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.3 rounds on average.
What time did Gonzalez vs Avila start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States, which was around 2:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Gonzalez vs Avila?
Gonzalez vs Avila was broadcast on DAZN in the US.
What were the odds on Gonzalez vs Avila?
Joet Gonzalez was a 9/50 (-560) favourite going into the contest, while Manuel Avila made his way into the ring at 333/100 (+330) with oddsmakers.