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Who won Machado vs Fierro?
Angel Fierro beat Alberto Machado by knockout in the 6th round on Thursday 18th March 2021 at Albergue Olimpico in Salinas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
The undercard featured the clash of Martinez vs Gonzalez.
Machado vs Fierro stats
Back in March 2021, Alberto Machado stepped into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Angel Fierro made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Machado had a slight advantage in power over Fierro, with a 82% knock out percentage over Fierro's 76%.
Alberto Machado was the older man by 3 years, at 31 years old.
Machado had a height advantage of 3 inches over Fierro. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Alberto Machado & Angel Fierro fought out of an orthodox stance.
Machado was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 years and 11 months earlier than Fierro, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 16 less professional rounds, 90 to Fierro's 106.
Alberto Machado went into the fight ranked number 13 by the WBA and 12 by the WBO at lightweight.
Machado vs Fierro form
Machado had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Luis Porozo on 13th December 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Andrew Cancio on 21st June 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round in their WBA World Super Featherweight championship fight at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Andrew Cancio on 9th February 2019 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBA World Super Featherweight championship fight at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Before that, he had won against Yuandale Evans on 27th October 2018 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBA World Super Featherweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
He had beat Rafael Mensah on 21st July 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Featherweight championship fight at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Nevada.
Machado's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.4 rounds on average.
What time did Machado vs Fierro start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM UTC at Albergue Olimpico, Salinas, Puerto Rico, which was 6:00 PM EST or 3:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 PM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Machado vs Fierro?
The fight was broadcast in the United States by NBC Sports.
What were the odds on Machado vs Fierro?
Alberto Machado was a 11/50 (-450) favourite going into the contest, while Angel Fierro made his way into the ring at 3/1 (+300) with oddsmakers.