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Who won Love vs Valenzuela?
Montana Love beat Gabriel Gollaz Valenzuela by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 7th May 2022 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 114-112, 114-112, 114-112 in favor of winner Montana Love.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Dmitry Bivol beating Canelo Alvarez for the WBA Super World Light Heavyweight championship. Also, on the undercard Shakhram Giyasov defeated Christian Gomez and Zhilei Zhang was victorious over Scott Alexander.
Love vs Valenzuela stats
Montana Love stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 17 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Gabriel Gollaz Valenzuela made his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 15 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Valenzuela had a slight advantage in power over Love, with a 60% knock out percentage over Love's 53%.
Montana Love was the same age as Gabriel Gollaz Valenzuela, at 28 years old.
Montana Love fought out of the southpaw stance, while Gabriel Gollaz Valenzuela was an orthodox fighter.
Love was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 months earlier than Valenzuela, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 49 less professional rounds, 99 to Valenzuela's 148.
Montana Love went into the fight ranked number 11 by the IBF at super lightweight.
Gabriel Gollaz Valenzuela was ranked number 9 by the IBF in the 140lb division.
Love vs Valenzuela form
Love had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Gabriel Gollaz Valenzuela on 7th May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Carlos Diaz Ramirez on 4th December 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had beat Ivan Baranchyk on 29th August 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, Ohio.
Before that, he had won against Olaide Fijabi on 5th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Hilton Al Habtoor City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
He had beat Cameron Krael on 3rd April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 6 round contest at Buckhead Fight Club, Georgia, United States.
Love's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 rounds on average.
Valenzuela's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11 rounds on average.
What time did Love vs Valenzuela start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 1:00 AM BST in the UK.
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