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Who won Beltran vs Okada?
Raymundo Beltran beat Hiroki Okada by knockout in the 9th round on Sunday 10th February 2019 at Save Mart Arena in California.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Jose Carlos Ramirez's and Jose Zepeda's clash for the WBC World Super Lightweight championship.
Beltran vs Okada stats
Back in February 2019, Raymundo Beltran stepped into the ring with a record of 35 wins, 8 loses and 1 draw, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Hiroki Okada made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 19 wins and 0 draws, with 13 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Okada had a slight advantage in power over Beltran, with a 68% knock out percentage over Beltran's 60%.
Raymundo Beltran was the older man by 8 years, at 37 years old.
Okada had a height advantage of 1 inch over Beltran.
Both Raymundo Beltran & Hiroki Okada fought out of an orthodox stance.
Beltran was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 25 more fights, and made his debut in 1999, 12 years and 2 months earlier than Okada, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 157 more professional rounds, 276 to Okada's 119.
Raymundo Beltran went into the fight ranked number 12 by the WBC and 5 by the WBO at super lightweight.
Hiroki Okada was ranked number 3 by the WBA, 10 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO and 5 by the IBF in the 140lb division.
Beltran vs Okada form
Beltran had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Jose Pedraza on 25th August 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Lightweight championship fight at Gila River Arena, Arizona, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Paulus Moses on 16th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Lightweight championship fight at Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had beat Bryan Vasquez on 5th August 2017 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Nokia Theater, Los Angeles.
Before that, he had defeated Jonathan Maicelo on 20th May 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round at Madison Square Garden, New York.
He had won against Mason Menard on 10th December 2016 by knockout in the 7th round at CenturyLink Center, Omaha.
Okada had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Cristian Rafael Coria on 14th September 2018 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Save Mart Arena, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Ciso Morales on 7th May 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jason Pagara on 19th December 2017 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo.
Before that, he had won against Jheritz Chavez on 30th June 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo.
He had beat Rodel Wenceslao on 4th March 2017 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Hiroki Okada had been fighting more than Raymundo Beltran.
Going to this contest, Raymundo Beltran had last fought 5 months and 16 days ago, while Hiroki Okada's last outing had been 4 months and 27 days ago.
Beltran's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 2 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
Okada's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 rounds on average.
What time did Beltran vs Okada start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Save Mart Arena, California, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Beltran vs Okada?
Raymundo Beltran was a 31/100 (-320) favourite going into the contest, while Hiroki Okada made his way into the ring at 23/10 (+230) with oddsmakers.