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Who won Gutierrez vs Garcia?
Hector Luis Garcia beat Roger Gutierrez by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 20th August 2022 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood.
The scorecards were announced as 110-118, 111-117, 111-117 in favor of winner Hector Luis Garcia.
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 Omar Figueroa Jr losing to Sergey Lipinets. Also, on the undercard Alberto Puello beat Batyr Akhmedov for the WBA World Super Lightweight belt and Brandun Lee defeated Will Madera.
Gutierrez vs Garcia stats
Roger Gutierrez stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw.
Hector Luis Garcia made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 15 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested that Gutierrez and Garcia have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Roger Gutierrez was the younger man by 4 years, at 27 years old.
Gutierrez had a height advantage of 1 inch over Garcia. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Roger Gutierrez fought out of the orthodox stance, while Hector Luis Garcia was a southpaw.
Gutierrez was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 years and 4 months earlier than Garcia, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 40 more professional rounds, 131 to Garcia's 91.
Hector Luis Garcia was ranked number 1 by the WBA and 4 by the IBF in the 130lb division.
Gutierrez vs Garcia form
Gutierrez 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 Rene Alvarado on 14th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Featherweight championship fight at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Rene Alvarado on 2nd January 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Featherweight championship fight at American Airlines Center, Texas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Andres Tapia on 14th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Auditorio del Estado, Baja California, Mexico.
Before that, he had beat Angel Mujica on 19th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Centro Recreacional Yesterday, Turmero, Venezuela.
He had defeated Eduardo Hernandez on 13th July 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States.
Gutierrez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
Garcia's last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 rounds on average.
What time did Gutierrez vs Garcia start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Gutierrez vs Garcia?
Gutierrez vs Garcia was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.
What were the odds on Gutierrez vs Garcia?
Roger Gutierrez was a 2/1 (+200) underdog going into the contest, while Hector Luis Garcia made his way into the ring at 9/25 (-280) with oddsmakers.
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|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Hector Luis Garcia - KO||29.63%|
|Roger Gutierrez - Decision||25.93%|
|Hector Luis Garcia - Decision||25.93%|
|Roger Gutierrez - KO||14.81%|
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