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Who won Nery vs Arroyo?
Luis Nery beat McJoe Arroyo by technical knockout in the 4th round on Saturday 16th March 2019 at AT&T Stadium in Texas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Luis Nery.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).
Nery vs Arroyo stats
Luis Nery stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 28 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
McJoe Arroyo made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Nery had a massive power advantage over Arroyo, boosting at 79% knock out percentage over Arroyo's 44%.
Luis Nery was the younger man by 9 years, at 27 years old.
Nery had a height advantage of 1 inch over Arroyo.
Both Luis Nery & McJoe Arroyo fought out of a southpaw stance.
Nery was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 year and 2 months later than Arroyo, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 27 more professional rounds, 159 to Arroyo's 132.
Luis Nery went into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBA and 1 by the WBC at bantamweight.
Nery vs Arroyo form
Luis Nery had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Jason Canoy on 6th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Gasmart Stadium, Baja California, Mexico.
Previous to that, he had beat Shinsuke Yamanaka on 1st March 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBC World Bantamweight and The Ring Bantamweight championship fight at Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan.
Going into that contest, he had won against Arthur Villanueva on 4th November 2017 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Gasmart Stadium, Baja California, Mexico.
Before that, he had beat Shinsuke Yamanaka on 15th August 2017 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBC World Bantamweight and The Ring Bantamweight championship fight at Shimazu Arena, Kyoto, Japan.
He had defeated Jesus Martinez on 11th March 2017 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Arena Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico.
Arroyo had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Rau’shee Warren on 29th July 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Jerwin Ancajas on 3rd September 2016 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Strike Coliseum, Bacoor, Philippines.
Going into that contest, he had won against Arthur Villanueva on 18th July 2015 by technical decision in their IBF World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Don Haskins Convention Center, El Paso, United States.
Before that, he had defeated Mark Anthony Geraldo on 20th December 2014 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at El San Juan Resort and Casino, Carolina, Puerto Rico.
He had beat Hernan Marquez on 14th June 2014 by technical knockout in the 11th round at Arena Jorge Cuesy Serrano, Tuxtla Gutierrez, Mexico.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Luis Nery had been fighting more than McJoe Arroyo.
Going to this contest, Luis Nery had last fought 3 years, 10 months and 10 days ago, while McJoe Arroyo's last outing had been 5 years and 18 days ago.
Nery's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 1 month. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
Arroyo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 2 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 57 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.4 rounds on average.
What time did Nery vs Arroyo start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at AT&T Stadium, Texas, United States, which was around 1:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Nery vs Arroyo?
Nery vs Arroyo was broadcast on FOX Sports PPV in the US.
What were the odds on Nery vs Arroyo?
Luis Nery was a 3/100 (-3333) favourite going into the contest, while McJoe Arroyo made his way into the ring at 10/1 (+1000) with oddsmakers.