Grand Casino, Minnesota, United States
Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Greer Jr vs Escaner?
Joshua Greer Jr beat Giovanni Escaner by knockout in the 8th round on Friday 15th February 2019 at Grand Casino in Minnesota.
The fight took place over 8 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).
Greer Jr vs Escaner stats
Joshua Greer Jr stepped into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Giovanni Escaner made his way to the ring with a record of 19 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Escaner had a slight advantage in power over Greer Jr, with a 63% knock out percentage over Greer Jr's 58%.
Joshua Greer Jr was the younger man by 4 years, at 26 years old.
Escaner had a height advantage of 1 inch over Greer Jr.
Both Joshua Greer Jr & Giovanni Escaner fought out of an orthodox stance.
Greer Jr was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 5 year and 5 months later than Escaner, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 16 more professional rounds, 151 to Escaner's 135.
Joshua Greer Jr went into the fight ranked number 12 by the WBO and 7 by the IBF in the 118lb division.
What time did Greer Jr vs Escaner start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 pm EST / 8:00 pm PST at Grand Casino, Minnesota, United States, which was around 4:00 am GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Greer Jr vs Escaner?
Greer Jr vs Escaner was broadcast on ESPN in the US.