May 15 2021
Saturday

Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, United States

12 rounds contest
@ Super Bantamweight
21-0-1
KO 7

Score cards

  • 57-57
  • 55-59
  • 58-56
KO 7
31-0-0

Belts on The Line

WBC World Super Bantamweight Championship
Vacant WBA World Super Bantamweight Championship

The tape

24
Age
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
N/A
72" / 183 cm
Reach
N/A
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Tape record

TKOSDKOTKOKO
Form
UDKOTKOTKOKO
21
Wins
31
16
By KO
24
76
KO%
77
0
Loses
0
1
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2012

Tape rankings @ Super Bantamweight

4
The Ring
-
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Brandon Figueroa vs Luis Nery report

Who won Figueroa vs Nery?

Brandon Figueroa beat Luis Nery by knockout in the 7th round on Saturday 15th May 2021 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson.

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 unified super bantamweight championship of the world, with the WBC & WBA belts on the line.

Also, on the undercard Daniel Roman was victorious over Ricardo Espinoza and Xavier Martinez beat Juan Carlos Burgos.

Figueroa vs Nery stats

Brandon Figueroa stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 21 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Luis Nery made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 31 wins and 0 draws, with 24 of those by knock out.

The stats suggested Nery had a slight advantage in power over Figueroa, with a 77% knock out percentage over Figueroa's 76%.

Brandon Figueroa was the older man by 24 years, at 24 years old.

Brandon Figueroa fought out of the orthodox stance, while Luis Nery was a southpaw.

Figueroa was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 year later than Nery, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 26 less professional rounds, 123 to Nery's 149.

Figueroa vs Nery form

Figueroa remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his recent opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Damien Vazquez on 26th September 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, United States.

Previous to that, he had drawn with Julio Ceja on 23rd November 2019 by split draw in their 12 round contest in their WBA World Super Bantamweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beat Javier Nicolas Chacon on 24th August 2019 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBA Interim World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Weslaco, Texas.

Before that, he had won against Yonfrez Parejo on 20th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBA Interim World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.

He had beat Moises Flores on 13th January 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Microsoft Theater, California.

Nery 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 Aaron Alameda on 26th September 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Juan Carlos Payano on 20th July 2019 by knockout in the 9th round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had won against McJoe Arroyo on 16th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at AT&T Stadium, Texas.

Before that, he had defeated Renson Robles on 1st December 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Arena Pavillón del Norte, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Mexico.

Hehad beat Jason Canoy on 6th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Gasmart Stadium, Baja California.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Brandon Figueroa had been fighting more than Luis Nery.

Going to this contest, Brandon Figueroa had last fought 1 year and 23 days ago, while Luis Nery's last outing had been 1 year and 23 days ago.

Figueroa's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.

Nery's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 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 Figueroa vs Nery start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Figueroa vs Nery?

Figueroa vs Nery was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.

What were the odds on Figueroa vs Nery?

Brandon Figueroa was a 9/5 (+179) underdog going into the contest, while Luis Nery made his way into the ring at 2/5 (-250) with oddsmakers.

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