Negrete vs Melian Info
Oscar Negrete beat Alberto Ezequiel Melian by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Thursday 6th February 2020 at Fantasy Springs Casino in California.
The scorecards were announced as 98-92, 97-93, 98-92 in favor of winner Oscar Negrete.
The fight took place over rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).
Negrete vs Melian stats
Oscar Negrete stepped into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 2 loses and 2 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Alberto Ezequiel Melian made his way to the ring with a record of 6 wins, 1 loss and draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Melian had a large advantage in power over Negrete, boosting at 67% knock out percentage over Negrete's 39%.
Oscar Negrete was the older man by 3 years, at 33 years old.
Both Oscar Negrete & Alberto Ezequiel Melian fought out of an orthodox stance.
Negrete was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 years and 6 months earlier than Melian, who’s first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 84 more professional rounds, 149 to Melian's 65.
Oscar Negrete went into the fight ranked number 14 by the WBC in the 118lb division.
Negrete vs Melian form
Oscar Negrete had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had drawn with Joshua Franco on 10th August 2019 by split draw in their 10 round contest at Verizon Theatre, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Joshua Franco on 25th April 2019 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Going into that contest, he had drawn with Joshua Franco on 4th October 2018 by split draw in their 10 round contest at The Hangar, California.
Before that, he had lost to Rey Vargas on 2nd December 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
He had defeated Jose Estrella on 18th September 2015 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Belasco Theater, Los Angeles.
Negrete's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years 10 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
Melian's last 0 fights had come over a period of , meaning he had been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of rounds, meaning that they had lasted NAN rounds on average.
What time did Negrete vs Melian start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 pm EST / 7:00 pm PST at Fantasy Springs Casino, California, United States, which was around 3:00 am GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Negrete vs Melian?
Negrete vs Melian was broadcast on DAZN in the US.