Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, United States
Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Monroe Jr vs Vera?
Willie Monroe Jr beat Brian Vera by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Friday 16th January 2015 at Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona.
The scorecards were announced as 98-91, 99-90, 97-92 in favor of winner Willie Monroe Jr.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
Monroe Jr vs Vera stats
Back in January 2015, Willie Monroe Jr stepped into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Brian Vera made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Vera had a large advantage in power over Monroe Jr, boosting at 61% knock out percentage over Monroe Jr's 33%.
Willie Monroe Jr was the younger man by 5 years, at 28 years old.
Vera had a height advantage of 1 inch over Monroe Jr. Despite this, he had 1-inch reach advantage.
Willie Monroe Jr fought out of the southpaw stance, while Brian Vera was an orthodox fighter.
Monroe Jr was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 12 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 3 year and 7 months later than Vera, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 44 less professional rounds, 180 to Vera's 224.
Vera's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 3 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11 rounds on average.
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