VS
Apr 24 2021
Saturday

Silver Spurs Arena, Kissimmee, United States

12 round contest @ Featherweight
32-1-0
TKO 12
TKO 12
26-2-0

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Belts on The Line

WBO World Featherweight Championship

The tape

26
Age
26
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
64.2" / 163 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDNCTKOKOTKO
Form
UDUDUDKOUD
32
Wins
26
27
By KO
16
84
KO%
62
1
Loses
2
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2013

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

6
The Ring
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WBA
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WBC
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WBO
6
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IBF
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Emanuel Navarrete vs Christopher Diaz report


Who won Navarrete vs Diaz?

Emanuel Navarrete beat Christopher Diaz by technical knockout in the 12th round on Saturday, April 24th, 2021, at Silver Spurs Arena, Kissimmee.

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 Berlanga vs Nicholson.

Navarrete vs Diaz stats

Back in April 2021, Emanuel Navarrete stepped into the ring with a record of 32 wins, 1 loss, and 0 draws, 27 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Christopher Diaz made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Navarrete had a large advantage in power over Diaz, boasting a 84% knockout percentage compared to Diaz's 62%.

Emanuel Navarrete was the same age as Christopher Diaz, at 26 years old.

Navarrete had a height advantage of 1 inch over Diaz. That also extended to a 8-inch reach advantage.

Both Emanuel Navarrete and Christopher Diaz fought out of an orthodox stance.

Navarrete was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 7 months earlier than Diaz, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 66 more professional rounds, totaling 240 compared to Diaz's 174.

Christopher Diaz was ranked number 6 by the WBO in the 126lb division.

Navarrete vs Diaz form

Navarrete had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Ruben Villa on October 9, 2020, by unanimous decision in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Victor Uriel Lopez on June 20, 2020, by technical knockout in the 6th round at Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Jeo Santisima on February 22, 2020, by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had won against Francisco Horta on December 7, 2019, by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Auditorio GNP Seguros, Puebla, Mexico.

He had beaten Juan Miguel Elorde on September 14, 2019, by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Diaz had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Jason Sanchez on June 23, 2020, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.

Prior to that, he had been beaten by Shakur Stevenson on April 20, 2019, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Going into that contest, he had defeated David Berna on November 24, 2018, by knockout in the 1st round at Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Before that, he had lost to Masayuki Ito on July 28, 2018, by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Kissimmee, Florida, United States.

He had won against Braulio Rodriguez on March 17, 2018, by technical knockout in the 4th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Emanuel Navarrete had been fighting more than Christopher Diaz.

Going into this contest, Emanuel Navarrete had last fought 6 months and 15 days ago, while Christopher Diaz's last outing had been 10 months and 1 day ago.

Navarrete's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 10 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 3 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.

Diaz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.

What time did Navarrete vs Diaz start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Silver Spurs Arena, Kissimmee, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Navarrete vs Diaz?

The ESPN show began at 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST. The Fite.tv PPV UK broadcast of the card started at 2:00 AM (BST).

What were the odds on Navarrete vs Diaz?

Emanuel Navarrete was a 2/25 (-1200) favorite going into the contest, while Christopher Diaz made his way into the ring at 13/2 (+650) with oddsmakers.

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