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Who won Lemos vs Selby?
Gustavo Daniel Lemos beat Lee Selby by technical knockout in the 5th round on Saturday 26th March 2022 at Estadio Luna Park in Distrito Federal.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Lemos vs Selby stats
Gustavo Daniel Lemos stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 27 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Lee Selby made his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Lemos had a massive power advantage over Selby, boosting at 63% knock out percentage over Selby's 32%.
Gustavo Daniel Lemos was the younger man by 9 years, at 26 years old.
Both Gustavo Daniel Lemos & Lee Selby fought out of an orthodox stance.
Lemos was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 7 year and 9 months later than Selby, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 131 less professional rounds, 129 to Selby's 260.
Gustavo Daniel Lemos went into the fight ranked number 10 by the WBO and 3 by the IBF at lightweight.
Lee Selby was ranked number 4 by the IBF in the 135lb division.
Lemos vs Selby form
Selby had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Eric Hunter on 9th April 2016 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Fernando Montiel on 14th October 2015 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Evgeny Gradovich on 30th May 2015 by technical decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had won against Joel Brunker on 11th October 2014 by technical knockout in the 9th round at The O2 Arena, London.
He had beat Romulo Koasicha on 17th May 2014 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff.
Selby's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 8 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.6 rounds on average.
What time did Lemos vs Selby start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 2:30 AM UTC at Estadio Luna Park, Distrito Federal, Argentina, which was 10:30 PM EST or 7:30 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 3:30 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Lemos vs Selby?
Lemos vs Selby was broadcast on Premier Sports in the UK.
What were the odds on Lemos vs Selby?
Gustavo Daniel Lemos was a 11/25 (-230) favourite going into the contest, while Lee Selby made his way into the ring at 81/50 (+160) with oddsmakers.