Mendez vs Diaz Info
Wilfredo Mendez will face Alexis Diaz on Wednesday 16th December 2020 at Hotel Catalonia Malecon Center in Santo Domingo.
The fight will be contested over 12 rounds .
This contest is for the WBO championship of the world.
Mendez vs Diaz stats
Wilfredo Mendez steps into the ring with a record of 16 wins and 1 loss, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Alexis Diaz will make his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins and 2 loses, with 17 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Diaz has a large advantage in power over Mendez, boosting at 68% knock out percentage over Mendez's 38%.
Wilfredo Mendez is the younger man by 9 years, at 24 years old.
Diaz has 3-inch reach advantage.
Wilfredo Mendez fights out of the southpaw stance, while Alexis Diaz is an orthodox fighter.
Mendez is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 5 year later than Diaz, who’s first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 6 less professional rounds, 110 to Diaz's 116.
Mendez vs Diaz form
Mendez has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he beat Gabriel Mendoza on 8th February 2020 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Minimumweight championship fight at Hotel El Panama, Panama City, Panama.
Previous to that, he had beat Axel Aragon Vega on 26th October 2019 by technical decision in their WBO World Minimumweight championship fight at Cancha Ruben Zayas Montanez, Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico.
Going into that contest, he had won against Vic Saludar on 24th August 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Minimumweight championship fight at Puerto Rico Convention Center, San Juan.
Before that, he had beat Janiel Rivera on 24th May 2019 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Cancha Ruben Zayas Montanez, Trujillo Alto.
He had defeated Armando Vazquez on 8th March 2019 by knockout in the 6th round at Cancha Ruben Zayas Montanez, Trujillo Alto.
Diaz has lost to all of his last 1 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Thammanoon Niyomtrong on 2nd July 2015 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBA Interim World Minimumweight championship fight at City Hall Ground, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand.
Mendez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 11 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 2 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
What time does Mendez vs Diaz start?
The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 pm UTC at Hotel Catalonia Malecon Center, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, which is 5:00 pm EST or 2:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 pm GMT in the UK.
Who is showing Mendez vs Diaz?
The fight will be broadcast in the United States by YouTube US.