Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Warrington vs Lara II?
Mauricio Lara drew with Josh Warrington by technical draw in their 1 round contest on Saturday 4th September 2021 at Emerald Headingley Stadium in Leeds.
The scorecards were announced as , meaning it was a technical draw.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
Also, on the undercard Conor Benn was victorious over Adrian Granados, Jovanni Straffon lost to Maxi Hughes and Katie Taylor defeated Jennifer Han.
Warrington vs Lara II stats
Mauricio Lara stepped into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Josh Warrington made his way to the ring with a record of 30 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Lara had a massive power advantage over Warrington, boosting at 70% knock out percentage over Warrington's 23%.
Mauricio Lara was the younger man by 7 years, at 23 years old.
Both Mauricio Lara & Josh Warrington fought out of an orthodox stance.
Lara was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 5 year and 11 months later than Warrington, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 130 less professional rounds, 112 to Warrington's 242.
Mauricio Lara went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBC, 7 by the WBO and 3 by the IBF at featherweight.
Josh Warrington was ranked number 6 by the WBC in the 126lb division.
Warrington vs Lara II form
Warrington had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Mauricio Lara on 13th February 2021 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Sofiane Takoucht on 12th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at First Direct Arena, Leeds.
Going into that contest, he had won against Kid Galahad on 15th June 2019 by majority decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at First Direct Arena, Leeds.
Before that, he had beat Carl Frampton on 22nd December 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Hehad defeated Lee Selby on 19th May 2018 by split decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Elland Road Stadium, Leeds.
Lara's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 23 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.7 rounds on average.
Warrington's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
What time did Warrington vs Lara II start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at Emerald Headingley Stadium, Leeds, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Warrington vs Lara II?
Mauricio Lara was a 1/1 (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Josh Warrington made his way into the ring at 4/5 (-125) with oddsmakers.