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Richardson Hitchins vs John Bauza report
Who won Hitchins vs Bauza?
Richardson Hitchins beat John Bauza by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 4th February 2023 at Madison Square Garden Theater in New York.
The scorecards were announced as 100-88, 100-88, 100-88 in favor of winner Richardson Hitchins.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Amanda Serrano beating Erika Cruz. Also, on the undercard Alycia Baumgardner defeated Elhem Mekhaled and Skye Nicolson was victorious over Tania Alvarez.
Hitchins vs Bauza stats
Richardson Hitchins stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 15 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
John Bauza made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 17 wins and 0 draws, with 7 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Hitchins had a slight advantage in power over Bauza, with a 47% knock out percentage over Bauza's 41%.
Richardson Hitchins was the older man by 1 year, at 25 years old.
Hitchins had a height advantage of 2 inches over Bauza. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Richardson Hitchins fought out of the orthodox stance, while John Bauza was a southpaw.
Hitchins' experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Bauza's, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 10 months later than Bauza, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 7 more professional rounds, 94 to Bauza's 87.
Richardson Hitchins went into the fight ranked number 13 by the IBF at super lightweight.
Hitchins vs Bauza form
Hitchins remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Yomar Alamo on 12th November 2022 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, Cleveland, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Angel Sarinana Rodriguez on 23rd May 2022 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Gila River Arena, Glendale.
Going into that contest, he had beat Malik Hawkins on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Armory, Minnesota.
Before that, he had won against Argenis Mendez on 12th December 2020 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
He had beat Nick DeLomba on 28th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Nevada.
Hitchins' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
What time did Hitchins vs Bauza start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York, United States, which was around 2:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Hitchins vs Bauza?
Hitchins vs Bauza was broadcast on DAZN in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by DAZN Global.
What were the odds on Hitchins vs Bauza?
Richardson Hitchins was a 1/10 (-1000) favourite going into the contest, while John Bauza made his way into the ring at 11/2 (+550) with oddsmakers.
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Hitchins vs Bauza Predictions
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|Richardson Hitchins - Decision||50%|
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