Pedraza vs LesPierre Info
Jose Pedraza beat Mikkel LesPierre by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Thursday 2nd July 2020 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 100-88, 99-89, 99-89 in favor of winner Jose Pedraza.
The fight took place over rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
Pedraza vs LesPierre stats
Jose Pedraza stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 3 loses and draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mikkel LesPierre made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Pedraza had a slight advantage in power over LesPierre, with a 50% knock out percentage over LesPierre's 45%.
Jose Pedraza was the younger man by 4 years, at 31 years old.
Both Jose Pedraza & Mikkel LesPierre fought out of an orthodox stance.
Pedraza was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year and 3 months earlier than LesPierre, who’s first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 105 more professional rounds, 230 to LesPierre's 125.
Pedraza vs LesPierre form
Pedraza 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 defeated Mikkel LesPierre on 2nd July 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Jose Zepeda on 14th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Antonio Lozada Jr on 25th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Osceola Heritage Park, Florida.
Before that, he had lost to Vasyl Lomachenko on 8th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Lightweight, WBO World Lightweight and The Ring Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
He had beat Raymundo Beltran on 25th August 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Lightweight championship fight at Gila River Arena, Arizona.
LesPierre had lost to all of his last 1 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Maurice Hooker on 9th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York, United States.
Pedraza's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 10 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.6 rounds on average.
LesPierre's last 1 fights had come over a period of , meaning he had been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.
What time did Pedraza vs LesPierre start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 12:00 am EST / 9:00 pm PST at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 5:00 am BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Pedraza vs LesPierre?
Pedraza vs LesPierre was broadcast on ESPN in the US.