Mendez vs Rivera Info
Wilfredo Mendez beat Janiel Rivera by split decision in their 10 round contest on Friday 24th May 2019 at Cancha Ruben Zayas Montanez in Trujillo Alto.
The scorecards were announced as 99-89, 91-97, 100-88 in favor of winner Wilfredo Mendez.
The fight took place over rounds .
This was of the World Boxing Super Series.
Mendez vs Rivera stats
Wilfredo Mendez stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Janiel Rivera made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 3 loses and 3 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Rivera had advantage in power over Mendez, with a 61% knock out percentage over Mendez's 42%.
Wilfredo Mendez was the younger man by 5 years, at 23 years old.
Rivera had a height advantage of 2 inches over Mendez. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Wilfredo Mendez fought out of the southpaw stance, while Janiel Rivera was an orthodox fighter.
Mendez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 5 year and 11 months later than Rivera, who’s first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 22 less professional rounds, 110 to Rivera's 132.
Mendez vs Rivera form
Mendez had won 3 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Vic Saludar on 24th August 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Minimumweight championship fight at Puerto Rico Convention Center, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Previous to that, he had defeated Janiel Rivera on 24th May 2019 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Cancha Ruben Zayas Montanez, Trujillo Alto.
Going into that contest, he had beat Armando Vazquez on 8th March 2019 by knockout in the 6th round at Cancha Ruben Zayas Montanez, Trujillo Alto.
Mendez's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 month and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.3 rounds on average.
Rivera's last 0 fights had come over a period of , meaning he had been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of rounds, meaning that they had lasted NAN rounds on average.