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Who won Gutierrez vs Alvarado?
Roger Gutierrez beat Rene Alvarado by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 14th August 2021 at The Ford Center at The Star in Texas.
The scorecards were announced as 116-112, 116-112, 115-113 in favor of winner Roger Gutierrez.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
This contest was for the WBA super featherweight championship of the world.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Vergil Ortiz Jr beating Egidijus Kavaliauskas. Also, on the undercard Felix Alvarado beat Israel Vazquez.
Gutierrez vs Alvarado stats
Roger Gutierrez stepped into the ring with a record of 25 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, 20 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Rene Alvarado made his way to the ring with a record of 32 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, with 21 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Gutierrez had advantage in power over Alvarado, with a 80% knock out percentage over Alvarado's 66%.
Roger Gutierrez was the younger man by 6 years, at 27 years old.
Gutierrez had a height advantage of 3 inches over Alvarado. Despite this, Alvarado had 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Roger Gutierrez & Rene Alvarado fought out of an orthodox stance.
Gutierrez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 12 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 5 year and 5 months later than Alvarado, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 159 less professional rounds, 119 to Alvarado's 278.
Rene Alvarado was ranked number 3 by the WBA in the 130lb division.
Gutierrez vs Alvarado form
Gutierrez had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Rene Alvarado on 2nd January 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Featherweight championship fight at American Airlines Center, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Andres Tapia on 14th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Auditorio del Estado, Baja California, Mexico.
Going into that contest, he had won against Angel Mujica on 19th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Centro Recreacional Yesterday, Turmero, Venezuela.
Before that, he had beat Eduardo Hernandez on 13th July 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States.
He had defeated Leonardo Padilla on 20th December 2018 by knockout in the 5th round at Plaza de La Paz, Cartagena, Colombia.
Alvarado had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Roger Gutierrez on 2nd January 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Featherweight championship fight at American Airlines Center, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Andrew Cancio on 23rd November 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA World Super Featherweight championship fight at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Eusebio Osejo on 26th April 2019 by technical decision in their 6 round contest at Nuevo Gimnasio Nicarao, Managua, Nicaragua.
Before that, he had been beaten by Carlos Morales on 8th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Fantasy Springs Casino, California, United States.
He had beat Luis Gonzalez on 23rd March 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Nuevo Gimnasio Nicarao, Managua, Nicaragua.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Roger Gutierrez had been fighting more than Rene Alvarado.
Going to this contest, Roger Gutierrez had last fought 1 year, 7 months and 16 days ago, while Rene Alvarado's last outing had been 1 year, 7 months and 16 days ago.
Gutierrez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.2 rounds on average.
Alvarado's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
What time did Gutierrez vs Alvarado start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas, United States, which was around 2:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Gutierrez vs Alvarado?
Roger Gutierrez was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Rene Alvarado made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.