Jacobs vs Chavez Jr Info
Daniel Jacobs beat Julio Cesar Chavez Jr by technical knockout in the 5th round on Friday 20th December 2019 at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Daniel Jacobs.
The fight took place over rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
Jacobs vs Chavez Jr stats
Daniel Jacobs stepped into the ring with a record of 35 wins, 3 loses and draws, 29 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr made his way to the ring with a record of 51 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 33 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Jacobs had advantage in power over Chavez Jr, with a 83% knock out percentage over Chavez Jr's 65%.
Daniel Jacobs was the younger man by 1 year, at 33 years old.
Chavez Jr had a height advantage of 1 inch over Jacobs. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Both Daniel Jacobs & Julio Cesar Chavez Jr fought out of an orthodox stance.
Jacobs was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 17 less fights, and made his debut in 2007, 4 year and 2 months later than Chavez Jr, who’s first professional fight was in 2003. He had fought 136 less professional rounds, 174 to Chavez Jr's 310.
Daniel Jacobs went into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBO in the 168lb division.
Jacobs vs Chavez Jr form
Daniel Jacobs had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on 4th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight, WBA Super World Middleweight, WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Sergiy Derevyanchenko on 27th October 2018 by split decision in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Hulu Theater @ MSG, New York.
Going into that contest, he had won against Maciej Sulecki on 28th April 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
Before that, he had beat Luis Arias on 11th November 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Nassau Coliseum, New York.
He had been beaten by Gennady Golovkin on 18th March 2017 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight, WBC World Middleweight and WBA Super World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Chavez Jr had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Evert Bravo on 10th August 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Estadio Antonio R. Marquez, Jalisco, Mexico.
Previous to that, he had lost to Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on 6th May 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Marcos Reyes on 18th July 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Don Haskins Convention Center, El Paso.
Before that, he had been beaten by Andrzej Fonfara on 18th April 2015 by unanimous decision in the 9th round at StubHub Center, Carson.
He had won against Brian Vera on 1st March 2014 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Alamodome, San Antonio.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Daniel Jacobs had been fighting more than Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
Going to this contest, Daniel Jacobs had last fought 1 year 4 months and 19 days ago, while Julio Cesar Chavez Jr's last outing had been 1 year 1 month and 13 days ago.
Jacobs' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 1 month and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.
Chavez Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years 5 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year 4 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
What time did Jacobs vs Chavez Jr start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 pm EST / 8:00 pm PST at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix, United States, which was around 4:00 am GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Jacobs vs Chavez Jr?
Jacobs vs Chavez Jr was broadcast on DAZN in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Sports Main Event.