Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Super Featherweight
Who won Machado vs Evans?
Alberto Machado beat Yuandale Evans by knockout in the 1st round on Saturday 27th October 2018 at Hulu Theater @ MSG in New York.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
This contest was for the WBA super featherweight championship of the world.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Daniel Jacobs' and Sergiy Derevyanchenko's clash for the IBF World Middleweight championship.
Machado vs Evans stats
Back in October 2018, Alberto Machado stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 20 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Yuandale Evans made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Machado had a slight advantage in power over Evans, with a 80% knock out percentage over Evans' 70%.
Alberto Machado was the younger man by 1 year, at 28 years old.
Both Alberto Machado & Yuandale Evans fought out of an orthodox stance.
Machado was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 year and 3 months later than Evans, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 10 more professional rounds, 90 to Evans' 80.
Yuandale Evans was ranked number 9 by the WBA in the 130lb division.
Machado vs Evans form
Machado had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Rafael Mensah on 21st July 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Featherweight championship fight at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jezreel Corrales on 21st October 2017 by knockout in the 8th round in their WBA Super World Super Featherweight championship fight at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York, Afghanistan.
Going into that contest, he had beat Carlos Morales on 18th August 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Complejo Ferial, Ponce, Puerto Rico.
Before that, he had won against Juan Jose Martinez on 1st April 2017 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Complejo Ferial, Ponce.
He had beat Orlando Rizo on 10th December 2016 by knockout in the 2nd round at Coliseo Cosme Beitia Salamo, Catano.
Machado's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.6 rounds on average.
What time did Machado vs Evans start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Hulu Theater @ MSG, New York, United States, which was around 2:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Machado vs Evans?
Alberto Machado was a 1/5 (-500) favourite going into the contest, while Yuandale Evans made his way into the ring at 7/2 (+350) with oddsmakers.