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Filip Hrgovic vs Mario Heredia report
Who won Hrgovic vs Heredia?
Filip Hrgovic beat Mario Heredia by knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 24th August 2019 at Centro de Usos Multiples in Sonora.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Juan Francisco Estrada beating Dewayne Beamon for the WBC World Super Flyweight and The Ring Junior Bantamweight championship. Also, on the undercard Liam Smith defeated Mario Alberto Lozano.
Hrgovic vs Heredia stats
Filip Hrgovic stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 8 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mario Heredia made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Heredia had a slight advantage in power over Hrgovic, with a 81% knock out percentage over Hrgovic's 75%.
Filip Hrgovic was the older man by 1 year, at 31 years old.
Hrgovic had a height advantage of 8 inches over Heredia.
Both Filip Hrgovic & Mario Heredia fought out of an orthodox stance.
Hrgovic was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 5 year and 7 months later than Heredia, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 7 less professional rounds, 61 to Heredia's 68.
Filip Hrgovic went into the fight ranked number 6 by the WBA, 11 by the WBC and 12 by the IBF at heavyweight.
Hrgovic vs Heredia form
Hrgovic remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Gregory Corbin on 25th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 1st round at MGM National Harbor, Maryland, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Kevin Johnson on 8th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at KC Drazen Petrovic, Zagreb, Croatia.
Going into that contest, he had beat Amir Mansour on 8th September 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Arena Zagreb, Zagreb.
Before that, he had won against Filiberto Tovar on 9th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Postpalast, Bayern, Germany.
He had beat Sean Turner on 24th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Arena Nürnberger Versicherung, Bayern.
Hrgovic's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.8 rounds on average.
What time did Hrgovic vs Heredia start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 2:00 AM UTC at Centro de Usos Multiples, Sonora, Mexico, which was 10:00 PM EST or 7:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Hrgovic vs Heredia?
Hrgovic vs Heredia was broadcast on Sky Sports Action in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by DAZN.
What were the odds on Hrgovic vs Heredia?
Filip Hrgovic was a 1/100 (-10000) favourite going into the contest, while Mario Heredia made his way into the ring at 16/1 (+1600) with oddsmakers.
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