Tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
Who won Charlo vs Cota?
Jermell Charlo beat Jorge Cota by knockout in the 3rd round on Sunday 23rd June 2019 at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Nevada.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
The undercard featured the clash of Rigondeaux vs Ceja for the WBC World Super Bantamweight championship.
Charlo vs Cota stats
Back in June 2019, Jermell Charlo stepped into the ring with a record of 31 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jorge Cota made his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 25 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Cota had a massive power advantage over Charlo, boosting at 89% knock out percentage over Charlo's 48%.
Jermell Charlo was the younger man by 3 years, at 29 years old.
Both Jermell Charlo & Jorge Cota fought out of an orthodox stance.
Charlo was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 1 year and 6 months earlier than Cota, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 125 more professional rounds, 268 to Cota's 143.
Jorge Cota was ranked number 1 by the WBC in the 154lb division.
Charlo vs Cota form
Charlo had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Tony Harrison on 22nd December 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Austin Trout on 9th June 2018 by majority decision in their WBC World Super Welterweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
Going into that contest, he had won against Erickson Lubin on 14th October 2017 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Super Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
Before that, he had beat Charles Hatley on 22nd April 2017 by knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Super Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
He had defeated John Jackson on 21st May 2016 by knockout in the 8th round in their WBC World Super Welterweight championship fight at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom, Las Vegas.
Charlo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.
Cota's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.7 rounds on average.
What time did Charlo vs Cota start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Nevada, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Charlo vs Cota?
Charlo vs Cota was broadcast on FOX in the US.
What were the odds on Charlo vs Cota?
Jermell Charlo was a 1/50 (-5000) favourite going into the contest, while Jorge Cota made his way into the ring at 12/1 (+1200) with oddsmakers.