Complejo Ferial, Ponce, Puerto Rico
Tape rankings @ Super Featherweight
Who won Machado vs Morales?
Alberto Machado beat Carlos Morales by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Friday 18th August 2017 at Complejo Ferial in Ponce.
The scorecards were announced as 99-90, 99-90, 98-91 in favor of winner Alberto Machado.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
Machado vs Morales stats
Back in August 2017, Alberto Machado stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 17 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Carlos Morales made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 1 loss and 3 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Machado had a massive power advantage over Morales, boosting at 88% knock out percentage over Morales' 38%.
Alberto Machado was the same age as Carlos Morales, at 27 years old.
Machado had a height advantage of 1 inch over Morales. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Alberto Machado & Carlos Morales fought out of an orthodox stance.
Machado was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 9 months later than Morales, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 67 less professional rounds, 90 to Morales' 157.
Machado's last 2 fights had come over a period of 8 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.
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