Staples Center, LA, United States
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Guerrero vs Thomas?
Robert Guerrero beat Gerald Thomas by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 28th September 2019 at Staples Center in LA.
The scorecards were announced as 98-92, 99-91, 99-91 in favor of winner Robert Guerrero.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Errol Spence Jr beating Shawn Porter for the IBF World Welterweight and WBC World Welterweight championship. Also, on the undercard Anthony Dirrell lost to David Benavidez for the WBC World Super Middleweight belt, Mario Barrios defeated Batyr Akhmedov for the WBA World Super Lightweight title and Josesito Lopez was victorious over John Molina Jr.
Guerrero vs Thomas stats
Robert Guerrero stepped into the ring with a record of 35 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, 20 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Gerald Thomas made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested that Guerrero and Thomas have similar power, both with a 57% knock out percentage.
Robert Guerrero was the older man by 7 years, at 39 years old.
Guerrero had a height advantage of 1 inch over Thomas.
Robert Guerrero fought out of the southpaw stance, while Gerald Thomas was an orthodox fighter.
Guerrero was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 26 more fights, and made his debut in 2001, 7 years and 11 months earlier than Thomas, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 236 more professional rounds, 312 to Thomas' 76.
Guerrero vs Thomas form
Robert Guerrero had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Hevinson Herrera on 9th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Dignity Health Sports Park , California, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Adam Mate on 1st December 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Staples Center, LA.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Omar Figueroa Jr on 15th July 2017 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Nassau Coliseum, New York.
Before that, he had lost to David Emanuel Peralta on 27th August 2016 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Honda Center, Anaheim.
He had been beaten by David Emanuel Peralta on 27th August 2016 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Honda Center, California.
Guerrero's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 rounds on average.
What time did Guerrero vs Thomas start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:00 PM EST / 4:00 PM PST at Staples Center, LA, United States, which was around 12:00 AM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Guerrero vs Thomas?
Robert Guerrero was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Gerald Thomas made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.