Lee Valley Leisure Complex, Athletics Centre, London, United Kingdom
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Kongo vs Valencia?
Chris Kongo beat Fernando Valencia by points in the 6th round on Saturday 20th April 2019 at Lee Valley Leisure Complex, Athletics Centre in London.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Chris Kongo.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 6 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Kongo vs Valencia stats
Chris Kongo stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 10 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Fernando Valencia made his way to the ring with a record of 8 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Kongo had a slight advantage in power over Valencia, with a 60% knock out percentage over Valencia's 50%.
Chris Kongo was the older man by 1 year, at 28 years old.
Kongo had a height advantage of 3 inches over Valencia.
Both Chris Kongo & Fernando Valencia fought out of an orthodox stance.
Kongo was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 3 year later than Valencia, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 110 less professional rounds, 53 to Valencia's 163.
Kongo's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Kongo vs Valencia?
Chris Kongo was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Fernando Valencia made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.