Hotel Jaragua, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Tape rankings @ Super Bantamweight
Who won Jimenez vs Garcia?
Norbelto Jimenez beat Donny Garcia by technical knockout in the 9th round on Saturday 24th June 2017 at Hotel Jaragua in Santo Domingo.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).
Jimenez vs Garcia stats
Norbelto Jimenez stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 8 loses and 4 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Donny Garcia made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Jimenez had a large advantage in power over Garcia, boosting at 54% knock out percentage over Garcia's 31%.
Norbelto Jimenez was the younger man by 7 years, at 30 years old.
Both Norbelto Jimenez & Donny Garcia fought out of an orthodox stance.
Jimenez was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 21 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 year and 8 months later than Garcia, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 106 more professional rounds, 220 to Garcia's 114.
Jimenez's last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 7 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 2 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 were the odds on Jimenez vs Garcia?
Norbelto Jimenez was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Donny Garcia made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.