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Who won Pedraza vs Rodriguez?
Jose Pedraza beat Julian Rodriguez by technical knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 12th June 2021 at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas in Nevada.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jose Pedraza.
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 Shakur Stevenson's and Jeremia Nakathila's clash for the WBO Interim World Junior Lightweight championship.
Pedraza vs Rodriguez stats
Jose Pedraza stepped into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Julian Rodriguez made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 21 wins and 0 draws, with 14 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Rodriguez had a large advantage in power over Pedraza, boosting at 67% knock out percentage over Pedraza's 46%.
Jose Pedraza was the older man by 5 years, at 33 years old.
Pedraza had 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Jose Pedraza & Julian Rodriguez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Pedraza was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 2 years and 7 months earlier than Rodriguez, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 179 more professional rounds, 260 to Rodriguez's 81.
Jose Pedraza went into the fight ranked number 6 by the WBO at super lightweight.
Julian Rodriguez was ranked number 12 by the WBO in the 140lb division.
Pedraza vs Rodriguez form
Pedraza had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Javier Molina on 19th September 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Mikkel LesPierre on 2nd July 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had won against Antonio Lozada Jr on 25th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Osceola Heritage Park, Florida.
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.
Pedraza's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.2 rounds on average.
What time did Pedraza vs Rodriguez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, which was around 2:00 AM BST in the UK.
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