Hollywood Palladium, Hollywood, United States
Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Lara vs Rojas?
Jorge Lara drew with Jesus M Rojas by on Tuesday 8th September 2015 at Hollywood Palladium in Hollywood.
The scorecards were announced as 57-57, 57-57, 57-57, meaning it was a .
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
Lara vs Rojas stats
Jorge Lara stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 27 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jesus M Rojas made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 15 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Lara had a slight advantage in power over Rojas, with a 70% knock out percentage over Rojas' 68%.
Jorge Lara was the younger man by 4 years, at 31 years old.
Rojas had a height advantage of 1 inch over Lara. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Jorge Lara fought out of the southpaw stance, while Jesus M Rojas was an orthodox fighter.
Lara was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 4 year and 4 months later than Rojas, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 27 less professional rounds, 137 to Rojas' 164.
Lara's last 3 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 7 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 10 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.
Rojas' last 2 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 11 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 5 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Lara vs Rojas?
Jorge Lara was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Jesus M Rojas made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.