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David Morrell vs Yamaguchi Falcao report
Who won Morrell vs Falcao?
David Morrell beat Yamaguchi Falcao by knockout in the 1st round on Saturday 22nd April 2023 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
This contest was for the WBA super middleweight championship of the world.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis beating Ryan Garcia. Also, on the undercard Bektemir Melikuziev beat Gabriel Rosado and Elijah Garcia defeated Kevin Salgado.
Morrell vs Falcao stats
David Morrell stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 8 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Yamaguchi Falcao made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw.
David Morrell was the younger man by 10 years, at 25 years old.
Morrell had a height advantage of 3 inches over Falcao. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
David Morrell fought out of the southpaw stance, while Yamaguchi Falcao was an orthodox fighter.
Morrell was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 18 less fights, and made his debut in 2019, 5 year and 7 months later than Falcao, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 133 less professional rounds, 40 to Falcao's 173.
Morrell vs Falcao form
Morrell remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Aidos Yerbossynuly on 5th November 2022 by knockout in the 12th round in their WBA World Super Middleweight championship fight at Armory, Minneapolis, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Kalvin Henderson on 4th June 2022 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBA World Super Middleweight championship fight at Armory, Minnesota.
Going into that contest, he had won against Alantez Fox on 18th December 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBA World Super Middleweight championship fight at Armory, Minnesota.
Before that, he had beat Mario Abel Cazares on 27th June 2021 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBA World Super Middleweight championship fight at Minneapolis Armory, Minnesota.
He had defeated Mike Gavronski on 26th December 2020 by knockout in the 3rd round at Shrine Exposition Center, California.
Morrell's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.8 rounds on average.
Falcao's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
What time did Morrell vs Falcao start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Morrell vs Falcao?
Morrell vs Falcao was broadcast on DAZN PPV in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by DAZN Global.
What were the odds on Morrell vs Falcao?
David Morrell was a 1/20 (-2000) favourite going into the contest, while Yamaguchi Falcao made his way into the ring at 9/1 (+900) with oddsmakers.
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|David Morrell - KO||100%|
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