Machado vs Evans Info
Alberto Machado beat Yuandale Evans by knockout in the 1st round on Saturday 27th October 2018 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
The fight took place over 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.
Machado vs Evans stats
Alberto Machado stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 20 wins, zero loses and 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 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 2 years, at 29 years old.
Both Alberto Machado & Yuandale Evans fought out of an orthodox stance.
Machado was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 year and 3 months later than Evans, who’s first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 7 less professional rounds, 73 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.
What time did Machado vs Evans start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 2:00 am UTC at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States, which was 10:00 pm EST or 7:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 2:00 am GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Machado vs Evans?
Machado vs Evans was broadcast on HBO in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Sports Action.