State Farm Arena, Georgia, United States
Tape rankings @ Super Bantamweight
Who won Leo vs Juarez?
Angelo Leo beat Cesar Juarez by technical knockout in the 11th round on Saturday 28th December 2019 at State Farm Arena in Georgia.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis beating Yuriorkis Gamboa for the WBA World Lightweight championship. Also, on the undercard Jean Pascal defeated Badou Jack for the WBA World Light Heavyweight belt and Jose Uzcategui was defeated by Lionell Thompson.
Leo vs Juarez stats
Back in December 2019, Angelo Leo stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 18 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Cesar Juarez made his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 19 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Juarez had a massive power advantage over Leo, boosting at 76% knock out percentage over Leo's 44%.
Angelo Leo was the younger man by 3 years, at 26 years old.
Both Angelo Leo & Cesar Juarez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Leo was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 14 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 year and 5 months later than Juarez, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 61 less professional rounds, 142 to Juarez's 203.
Angelo Leo went into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBC, 13 by the WBO and 9 by the IBF at super bantamweight.
Cesar Juarez was ranked number 10 by the WBO and 4 by the IBF in the 122lb division.
Leo's last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
Juarez's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
What time did Leo vs Juarez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST at State Farm Arena, Georgia, United States, which was around 1:00 AM GMT in the UK.
What were the odds on Leo vs Juarez?
Angelo Leo was a 1/10 (-1000) favourite going into the contest, while Cesar Juarez made his way into the ring at 13/2 (+650) with oddsmakers.