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Who won Magsayo vs Ceja?
Mark Magsayo beat Julio Ceja by knockout in the 10th round on Saturday 21st August 2021 at T-Mobile Arena in Nevada.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Manny Pacquiao losing to Yordenis Ugas for the WBA Super World Welterweight championship. Also, on the undercard Carlos Castro beat Oscar Escandon and Victor Ortiz was overcome by Robert Guerrero.
Magsayo vs Ceja stats
Mark Magsayo stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 22 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Julio Ceja made his way to the ring with a record of 32 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 28 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Ceja had advantage in power over Magsayo, with a 88% knock out percentage over Magsayo's 68%.
Mark Magsayo was the younger man by 2 years, at 27 years old.
Magsayo had a height advantage of 1 inch over Ceja. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Both Mark Magsayo & Julio Ceja fought out of an orthodox stance.
Magsayo was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 year and 10 months later than Ceja, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 41 less professional rounds, 143 to Ceja's 184.
Mark Magsayo went into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBC, 3 by the WBO and 4 by the IBF at featherweight.
Julio Ceja was ranked number 12 by the WBC in the 126lb division.
Magsayo vs Ceja form
Magsayo had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Pablo Cruz on 10th April 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Rigoberto Hermosillo on 3rd October 2020 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Microsoft Theater, California.
Going into that contest, he had won against Pungluang Sor Singyu on 31st August 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Bohol Wisdom School Gym, Bohol, Philippines.
Before that, he had beat Shota Hayashi on 25th November 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Bohol Wisdom School Gym, Bohol.
He had defeated Daniel Diaz on 8th July 2017 by technical knockout in the 1st round at IEC Convention Center, Barangay Mabolo, Cebu.
Julio Ceja had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had drawn with Brandon Figueroa on 23rd November 2019 by split draw in their 12 round contest in their WBA World Super Bantamweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Guillermo Rigondeaux on 23rd June 2019 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBC World Super Bantamweight eliminator fight at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Franklin Manzanilla on 26th May 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Teatro Moliere, Distrito Federal, Mexico.
Before that, he had won against Anselmo Moreno on 27th May 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at Centro de Convenciones Amador, Panama City, Panama.
He had been beaten by Hugo Ruiz on 27th February 2016 by technical knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Mark Magsayo had been fighting more than Julio Ceja.
Going to this contest, Mark Magsayo had last fought 1 year, 4 months and 6 days ago, while Julio Ceja's last outing had been 2 years, 8 months and 24 days ago.
Magsayo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.
Ceja's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 5 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.6 rounds on average.
What time did Magsayo vs Ceja start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada, United States, which was around 2:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Magsayo vs Ceja?
Magsayo vs Ceja was broadcast on FOX Sports PPV in the US.
What were the odds on Magsayo vs Ceja?
Mark Magsayo was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Julio Ceja made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.