Dome de Paris-Palais des Sports, Paris, France
Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Oubaali vs Melendez?
Nordine Oubaali beat Luis Melendez by knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 7th April 2018 at Dome de Paris-Palais des Sports in Paris.
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).
Oubaali vs Melendez stats
Nordine Oubaali stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 13 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Luis Melendez made his way to the ring with a record of 47 wins, 11 loses and 1 draw, with 34 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Oubaali had a slight advantage in power over Melendez, with a 77% knock out percentage over Melendez's 72%.
Nordine Oubaali was the younger man by 7 years, at 36 years old.
Melendez had a height advantage of 3 inches over Oubaali. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Nordine Oubaali fought out of the orthodox stance, while Luis Melendez was a southpaw.
Oubaali was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 46 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 13 year later than Melendez, whose first professional fight was in 2001. He had fought 219 less professional rounds, 98 to Melendez's 317.
Oubaali's last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years and 8 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 2 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.7 rounds on average.
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