Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight
Who won Plant vs Medina?
Caleb Plant beat Rogelio Medina by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 17th February 2018 at Don Haskins Convention Center in Texas.
The scorecards were announced as 120-108, 119-109, 117-111 in favor of winner Caleb Plant.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
Plant vs Medina stats
Caleb Plant stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Rogelio Medina made his way to the ring with a record of 38 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws.
The stats suggested that Plant and Medina have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Caleb Plant was the younger man by 4 years, at 29 years old.
Medina had a height advantage of 9 inches over Plant. Despite this, he had 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Caleb Plant & Rogelio Medina fought out of an orthodox stance.
Plant was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 30 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 6 year and 10 months later than Medina, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 69 less professional rounds, 122 to Medina's 191.
Caleb Plant went into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBA and 6 by the IBF at super middleweight.
Rogelio Medina was ranked number 11 by the IBF in the 168lb division.
Plant vs Medina form
Plant remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Vincent Feigenbutz on 15th February 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at Bridgestone Arena, Tennessee, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Mike Lee on 20th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jose Uzcategui on 13th January 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at Microsoft Theater, California.
Before that, he had won against Rogelio Medina on 17th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Don Haskins Convention Center, Texas.
He had beat Andrew Hernandez on 8th September 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Nevada.
Plant's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
Medina's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 8 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
What time did Plant vs Medina start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Don Haskins Convention Center, Texas, United States, which was around 2:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Plant vs Medina?
Plant vs Medina was broadcast on FOX in the US.
What were the odds on Plant vs Medina?
Caleb Plant was a 3/25 (-833) favourite going into the contest, while Rogelio Medina made his way into the ring at 9/2 (+450) with oddsmakers.