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Emanuel Navarrete vs Eduardo Baez report
Who won Navarrete vs Baez?
Emanuel Navarrete beat Eduardo Baez by knockout in the 4th round on Saturday 20th August 2022 at Pechanga Arena in California.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
This contest was for the WBO featherweight championship of the world.
The undercard featured the clash of Santillan vs Avila.
Navarrete vs Baez stats
Emanuel Navarrete stepped into the ring with a record of 35 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Eduardo Baez made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 2 loses and 2 draws.
Emanuel Navarrete was the older man by 1 year, at 28 years old.
Baez had a height advantage of 2 inches over Navarrete. Despite this, he had 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Emanuel Navarrete & Eduardo Baez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Navarrete was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 9 months earlier than Baez, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 34 more professional rounds, 204 to Baez's 170.
Eduardo Baez was ranked number 8 by the WBO in the 126lb division.
Navarrete vs Baez form
Navarrete had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Joet Gonzalez on 15th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at Pechanga Arena, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Christopher Diaz on 24th April 2021 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at Silver Spurs Arena, Kissimmee.
Going into that contest, he had beat Ruben Villa on 9th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
Before that, he had won against Victor Uriel Lopez on 20th June 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.
He had beat Jeo Santisima on 22nd February 2020 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Navarrete's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.6 rounds on average.
Baez's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 6 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
What time did Navarrete vs Baez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Pechanga Arena, California, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Navarrete vs Baez?
The ESPN show is expected to begin at 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST. The Sky Sports Action broadcast of the card is expected to start at 2:00 AM (BTS).
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