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Who won Magdaleno vs Gonzalez?
Isaac Cruz beat Diego Magdaleno by technical knockout in the 1st round on Saturday 31st October 2020 at Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Magdaleno vs Gonzalez beating Magdaleno vs Gonzalez. Also, on the undercard Regis Prograis beat Juan Heraldez, Mario Barrios defeated Ryan Karl for the WBA World Super Lightweight title and Michel Rivera was victorious over Ladarius Miller.
Magdaleno vs Gonzalez stats
Diego Magdaleno stepped into the ring with a record of 32 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Isaac Cruz made his way to the ring with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Cruz had a massive power advantage over Magdaleno, boosting at 74% knock out percentage over Magdaleno's 41%.
Diego Magdaleno was the older man by 12 years, at 35 years old.
Magdaleno had a height advantage of 1 inch over Cruz. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Diego Magdaleno fought out of the southpaw stance, while Isaac Cruz was an orthodox fighter.
Magdaleno was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 7 years and 2 months earlier than Cruz, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 91 more professional rounds, 219 to Cruz's 128.
Diego Magdaleno went into the fight ranked number 9 by the IBF at lightweight.
Isaac Cruz was ranked number 6 by the IBF in the 135lb division.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Isaac Cruz had been fighting more than Diego Magdaleno.
Going to this contest, Diego Magdaleno had last fought 3 years, 3 months and 20 days ago, while Isaac Cruz's last outing had been 2 years, 3 months and 8 days ago.
Magdaleno's last 2 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 7 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 3 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.5 rounds on average.
Cruz's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.5 rounds on average.
What time did Magdaleno vs Gonzalez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas, United States, which was around 1:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Magdaleno vs Gonzalez?
Diego Magdaleno was a 69/50 (+138) underdog going into the contest, while Isaac Cruz made his way into the ring at 3/5 (-166) with oddsmakers.