Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, United States
Tape rankings @ Super Featherweight
Who won Miura vs Roman?
Takashi Miura beat Miguel Roman by knockout in the 12th round on Saturday 28th January 2017 at Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
Miura vs Roman stats
Takashi Miura stepped into the ring with a record of 30 wins, 3 loses and 2 draws, 23 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Miguel Roman made his way to the ring with a record of 56 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, with 43 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested that Miura and Roman have similar power, both with a 77% knock out percentage.
Takashi Miura was the older man by 1 year, at 38 years old.
Miura had a height advantage of 2 inches over Roman.
Takashi Miura fought out of the southpaw stance, while Miguel Roman was an orthodox fighter.
Miura was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 32 less fights, and made his debut in 2003, 3 months later than Roman, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He had fought 260 less professional rounds, 219 to Roman's 479.
Takashi Miura went into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBC at super featherweight.
Miguel Roman was ranked number 6 by the WBA and 2 by the WBC in the 130lb division.
Miura vs Roman form
Miguel Roman had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Jerope Mercado on 9th July 2016 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Arena José Sulaimán, Monterrey, Mexico.
Previous to that, he had won against Juli Giner on 1st April 2016 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Pabellón de la Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, Spain.
Going into that contest, he had beat Yogli Herrera on 30th January 2016 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Hotel Ixtapa Azul, Zihuatanejo, Mexico.
Before that, he had defeated Samuel Amoako on 7th November 2015 by knockout in the 2nd round at Gran Estadio, Hidalgo Del Parral.
He had won against Leonardo Doronio on 22nd August 2015 by knockout in the 3rd round at Gimnasio Municipal "Jose Neri Santos", Ciudad Juarez.
Roman's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 3 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
What time did Miura vs Roman start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.
What were the odds on Miura vs Roman?
Takashi Miura was a 73/100 (-140) favourite going into the contest, while Miguel Roman made his way into the ring at 11/10 (+110) with oddsmakers.