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Who won Gonzalez vs Romero?
Isaac Cruz beat Jose Matias Romero by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 13th March 2021 at Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut.
The scorecards were announced as 114-113, 115-112, 118-109 in favor of winner Isaac Cruz.
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).
This fight appeared on the undercard of David Benavidez beating Ronald Ellis. Also, on the undercard Jamontay Clark lost to Terrell Gausha.
Gonzalez vs Romero stats
Isaac Cruz stepped into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jose Matias Romero made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 24 wins and 0 draws, with 8 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Cruz had a massive power advantage over Romero, boosting at 75% knock out percentage over Romero's 33%.
Isaac Cruz was the younger man by 2 years, at 24 years old.
Both Isaac Cruz & Jose Matias Romero fought out of an orthodox stance.
Cruz was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 5 months earlier than Romero, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 43 less professional rounds, 130 to Romero's 173.
Isaac Cruz went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA, 13 by the WBO and 2 by the IBF at lightweight.
Jose Matias Romero was ranked number 6 by the WBA in the 135lb division.
Cruz's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
What time did Gonzalez vs Romero start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, United States, which was around 2:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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