Jan 18 2019
Friday

Madison Square Garden, New York, United States

10 round contest @ Super Lightweight
45-4-0
TKO 1
TKO 1
31-7-1

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Eliminator For

WBC World Super Lightweight Championship

The tape

33
Age
29
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

KOTKOUDSDUD
Form
TDKOSDSDSD
45
Wins
31
28
By KO
21
62
KO%
68
4
Loses
7
0
Draws
1
2002
Debut
2006

Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight

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The Ring
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WBA
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2
WBC
14
4
WBO
-
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IBF
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Jorge Linares vs Pablo Cesar Cano report


Who won Linares vs Cano?

Pablo Cesar Cano beat Jorge Linares by technical knockout in the 1st round on Friday 18th January 2019 at Madison Square Garden in New York.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).

This contest was an eliminator for the WBC super lightweight championship of the world.

This fight appeared on the undercard of Demetrius Andrade beating Artur Akavov for the WBO World Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard TJ Doheny beat Ryohei Takahashi for the IBF World Junior Featherweight belt and Chris Algieri defeated Daniel Gonzalez.

Linares vs Cano stats

Back in January 2019, Jorge Linares stepped into the ring with a record of 45 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 28 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Pablo Cesar Cano made his way to the ring with a record of 31 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw, with 21 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Cano had a slight advantage in power over Linares, with a 68% knock out percentage over Linares' 62%.

Jorge Linares was the older man by 4 years, at 33 years old.

Linares had a height advantage of 1 inch over Cano. Despite this, Cano had 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Jorge Linares & Pablo Cesar Cano fought out of an orthodox stance.

Linares was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2002, 3 years and 3 months earlier than Cano, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 130 more professional rounds, 366 to Cano's 236.

Jorge Linares went into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBC and 4 by the WBO at super lightweight.

Pablo Cesar Cano was ranked number 14 by the WBC in the 140lb division.

Linares vs Cano form

Linares had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Abner Cotto on 29th September 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Vasyl Lomachenko on 12th May 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA World Lightweight and The Ring Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Going into that contest, he had beat Mercito Gesta on 27th January 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Lightweight and The Ring Lightweight championship fight at Forum, Inglewood.

Before that, he had won against Luke Campbell on 23rd September 2017 by split decision in their WBA World Lightweight and The Ring Lightweight championship fight at Forum, Inglewood.

He had beat Anthony Crolla on 25th March 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Lightweight and The Ring Lightweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

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Linares' last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.8 rounds on average.

Cano's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 2 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 rounds on average.

What time did Linares vs Cano start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States, which was around 1:00 AM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Linares vs Cano?

Linares vs Cano was broadcast on DAZN in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Sports Arena.

What were the odds on Linares vs Cano?

Jorge Linares was a 3/100 (-3300) favourite going into the contest, while Pablo Cesar Cano made his way into the ring at 12/1 (+1200) with oddsmakers.

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