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Who won Navarrete vs Santisima?
Emanuel Navarrete beat Jeo Santisima by technical knockout in the 11th round on Saturday 22nd February 2020 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).
This contest was for the WBO super bantamweight championship of the world.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Deontay Wilder losing to Tyson Fury for the WBC World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship. Also, on the undercard Charles Martin beat Gerald Washington, Sebastian Fundora defeated Daniel Lewis and Amir Imam was defeated by Javier Molina.
Navarrete vs Santisima stats
Emanuel Navarrete stepped into the ring with a record of 30 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 26 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jeo Santisima made his way to the ring with a record of 19 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Navarrete had a slight advantage in power over Santisima, with a 87% knock out percentage over Santisima's 84%.
Emanuel Navarrete was the older man by 2 years, at 27 years old.
Navarrete had a height advantage of 1 inch over Santisima.
Both Emanuel Navarrete & Jeo Santisima fought out of an orthodox stance.
Navarrete was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 6 months earlier than Santisima, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 88 more professional rounds, 189 to Santisima's 101.
Jeo Santisima was ranked number 4 by the WBO in the 122lb division.
Navarrete vs Santisima form
Navarrete had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Francisco Horta on 7th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Auditorio GNP Seguros, Puebla, Mexico.
Previous to that, he had won against Juan Miguel Elorde on 14th September 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Francisco De Vaca on 17th August 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Banc of California Stadium, California.
Before that, he had defeated Isaac Dogboe on 11th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Convention Center, Tucson.
He had won against Isaac Dogboe on 8th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Navarrete's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
What time did Navarrete vs Santisima start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 2:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Navarrete vs Santisima?
Emanuel Navarrete was a 3/100 (-3333) favourite going into the contest, while Jeo Santisima made his way into the ring at 519/50 (+1038) with oddsmakers.