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Jamal James vs Alberto Ignacio Palmetta report
Who won James vs Palmetta?
Jamal James beat Alberto Ignacio Palmetta by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 25th February 2023 at Armory in Minneapolis.
The scorecards were announced as 98-92, 99-91, 98-92 in favor of winner Jamal James.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Subriel Matias beating Jeremias Ponce for the IBF World Junior Welterweight championship. Also, on the undercard Elvis Rodriguez beat Joseph Adorno and Kudratillo Abdukakhorov was overcome by Ve Shawn Owens.
James vs Palmetta stats
Jamal James stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.
Alberto Ignacio Palmetta made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Jamal James was the older man by 1 year, at 34 years old.
James had a height advantage of 1 inch over Palmetta.
Jamal James fought out of the orthodox stance, while Alberto Ignacio Palmetta was a southpaw.
James was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 6 years and 5 months earlier than Palmetta, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 94 more professional rounds, 192 to Palmetta's 98.
Jamal James went into the fight ranked number 10 by the WBA at welterweight.
Alberto Ignacio Palmetta was ranked number 9 by the WBA in the 147lb division.
James vs Palmetta form
James had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Radzhab Butaev on 30th October 2021 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Thomas Dulorme on 8th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Welterweight championship fight at Microsoft Theater, California.
Going into that contest, he had beat Antonio DeMarco on 13th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Welterweight championship fight at Armory, Minnesota.
Before that, he had won against Janer Gonzalez on 23rd February 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Minneapolis Armory, Minnesota.
He had beat Mahonri Montes on 24th August 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Minneapolis Armory, Minnesota.
James' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.
What time did James vs Palmetta start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Armory, Minneapolis, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast James vs Palmetta?
James vs Palmetta was broadcast on ShowTime in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by YouTube UK.
What were the odds on James vs Palmetta?
Jamal James was a 2/5 (-250) favourite going into the contest, while Alberto Ignacio Palmetta made his way into the ring at 2/1 (+200) with oddsmakers.
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