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Jul 14 2018
Saturday

Lakefront Arena, Louisiana, United States

12 round contest @ Super Lightweight
Juan Jose Velasco
Velasco
Argentina flag
21-0-0
TKO 8
TKO 8
20-0-0

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Vacant WBC Interim World Super Lightweight Championship

The tape

30
Age
32
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
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66.9" / 170 cm
Reach
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Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

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Form
TKOKOUDTKOTKO
21
Wins
20
18
By KO
12
86
KO%
60
0
Loses
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2014

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Regis Prograis vs Juan Jose Velasco report


Who won Prograis vs Velasco?

Regis Prograis beat Juan Jose Velasco by technical knockout in the 8th round on Saturday, July 14th, 2018, at Lakefront Arena, Louisiana.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 kg).

This contest was for the vacant WBC super lightweight championship of the world.

Prograis vs Velasco stats

Back in July 2018, Regis Prograis stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 21 wins, zero losses, and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Juan Jose Velasco made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 20 wins and 0 draws, with 12 of those by knockout.

The stats suggested Prograis had a large advantage in power over Velasco, boasting a 86% knockout percentage compared to Velasco's 60%.

Regis Prograis was the younger man by 2 years, at 30 years old.

Regis Prograis fought out of the southpaw stance, while Juan Jose Velasco was an orthodox fighter.

Prograis was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 years earlier than Velasco, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 50 more professional rounds, totaling 160 compared to Velasco's 110.

Prograis vs Velasco form

Regis Prograis had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Julius Indongo on March 9, 2018, by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBC World Super Lightweight championship fight at Deadwood Mountain Grand, South Dakota, United States.

Prior to that, he had won against Joel Diaz Jr on June 9, 2017, by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Wilfrido Buelvas on February 11, 2017, by knockout in the 1st round at Hard Rock Casino, Mississippi, USA.

Before that, he had defeated Luis Eduardo Florez on June 25, 2016, by technical knockout in the 4th round at Barclays Center, New York, United States.

He had won against Aaron Herrera on March 25, 2016, by knockout in the 1st round at Buffalo Run Casino, Oklahoma, USA.

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Prograis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 19 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 5 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

What time did Prograis vs Velasco start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Lakefront Arena, Louisiana, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Prograis vs Velasco?

Prograis vs Velasco was broadcast on ESPN in the US.

What were the odds on Prograis vs Velasco?

Regis Prograis was a 7/100 (-1400) favorite going into the contest, while Juan Jose Velasco made his way into the ring at 9/1 (+900) with oddsmakers.

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