Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
Who won Munguia vs Cook?
Jaime Munguia beat Brandon Cook by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 15th September 2018 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
This contest was for the WBO super welterweight championship of the world.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez beating Gennady Golovkin for the WBA Super World Middleweight, WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard David Lemieux beat Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan for the WBA World Middleweight belt and Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez defeated Moises Fuentes.
Munguia vs Cook stats
Jaime Munguia stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 30 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 25 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Brandon Cook made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Munguia had advantage in power over Cook, with a 83% knock out percentage over Cook's 65%.
Jaime Munguia was the younger man by 10 years, at 26 years old.
Both Jaime Munguia & Brandon Cook fought out of an orthodox stance.
Munguia was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 2 year and 4 months later than Cook, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 85 more professional rounds, 178 to Cook's 93.
Brandon Cook was ranked number 8 by the WBA, 3 by the WBO and 9 by the IBF in the 154lb division.
Munguia vs Cook form
Munguia remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated ‘Jimmy’ Kilrain Kelly on 11th June 2022 by knockout in the 5th round at Honda Center, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated D’Mitrius Ballard on 19th February 2022 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Plaza de Toros, Baja California, Mexico.
Going into that contest, he had beat Gabriel Rosado on 13th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.
Before that, he had won against Kamil Szeremeta on 19th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Don Haskins Center, El Paso.
He had beat Tureano Johnson on 30th October 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Munguia's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.4 rounds on average.
Cook's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 10 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 11 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
What time did Munguia vs Cook start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:15 PM EST / 6:15 PM PST at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 2:15 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Munguia vs Cook?
Jaime Munguia was a 1/50 (-5000) favourite going into the contest, while Brandon Cook made his way into the ring at 14/1 (+1400) with oddsmakers.