Tape rankings @ Super Flyweight
Who won Lasisi vs Jimenez?
Aliu Bamidele Lasisi drew with Norbelto Jimenez by split draw in their 10 round contest on Friday 6th March 2020 at Caesars Palace Dubai in Dubai.
The scorecards were announced as 96-94, 95-95, 94-96, meaning it was a split draw.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
The undercard featured the clash of Doheny vs Baluta.
Lasisi vs Jimenez stats
Aliu Bamidele Lasisi stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 14 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Norbelto Jimenez made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 9 loses and 4 draws, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Lasisi had a slight advantage in power over Jimenez, with a 57% knock out percentage over Jimenez's 55%.
Aliu Bamidele Lasisi was the older man by 1 year, at 31 years old.
Both Aliu Bamidele Lasisi & Norbelto Jimenez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Lasisi was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 28 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 5 year and 5 months later than Jimenez, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 143 less professional rounds, 77 to Jimenez's 220.
Aliu Bamidele Lasisi went into the fight ranked number 14 by the WBA at super flyweight.
Norbelto Jimenez was ranked number 8 by the WBA and 15 by the WBC in the 115lb division.
Lasisi vs Jimenez form
Norbelto Jimenez had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Reysi Rosa on 22nd December 2017 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Los Prados Social Club, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Previous to that, he had won against Donny Garcia on 24th June 2017 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Hotel Jaragua, Santo Domingo.
Going into that contest, he had beat Luis Alberto Zarraga on 24th February 2017 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Maunoloa Night Club y Casino, Santo Domingo.
Before that, he had defeated Felix Machado on 16th December 2016 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Maunoloa Night Club y Casino, Santo Domingo.
Hehad drawn with Kohei Kono on 31st December 2014 by split draw in their 12 round contest in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan.
Jimenez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 7 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.2 rounds on average.
What time did Lasisi vs Jimenez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM UTC at Caesars Palace Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 PM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Lasisi vs Jimenez?
Aliu Bamidele Lasisi was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Norbelto Jimenez made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.