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Who won Matias vs Ponce?
Subriel Matias beat Jeremias Ponce by technical knockout in the 5th round on Saturday 25th February 2023 at Armory in Minneapolis.
The scorecards were announced as 48-46, 48-46, 48-46 in favor of winner Subriel Matias.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
This contest was for the IBF super lightweight championship of the world.
Also, on the undercard Elvis Rodriguez was victorious over Joseph Adorno, Jamal James beat Alberto Ignacio Palmetta and Kudratillo Abdukakhorov was overcome by Ve Shawn Owens.
Matias vs Ponce stats
Back in February 2023, Subriel Matias stepped into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Jeremias Ponce made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 30 wins and 0 draws.
Subriel Matias was the older man by 4 years, at 31 years old.
Ponce had a height advantage of 3 inches over Matias.
Both Subriel Matias & Jeremias Ponce fought out of an orthodox stance.
Matias was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 7 year and 11 months later than Ponce, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 60 less professional rounds, 95 to Ponce's 155.
Subriel Matias went into the fight ranked number 2 by the IBF at super lightweight.
Jeremias Ponce was ranked number 1 by the IBF in the 140lb division.
Matias vs Ponce form
Subriel Matias had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Petros Ananyan on 22nd January 2022 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Borgata Hotel Casino, New Jersey, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Batyrzhan Jukembayev on 29th May 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson.
Going into that contest, he had beat Malik Hawkins on 24th October 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
Before that, he had won against Jonathan Jose Eniz on 30th November 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Coliseo Tomas Dones, Fajardo, Puerto Rico.
He had beat Maxim Dadashev on 19th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 11th round at MGM National Harbor, Maryland, United States.
Matias' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
Ponce's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
What time did Matias vs Ponce start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Armory, Minneapolis, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Matias vs Ponce?
Subriel Matias was a 2/9 (-450) favourite going into the contest, while Jeremias Ponce made his way into the ring at 10/3 (+330) with oddsmakers.
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