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Regis Prograis vs Jose Zepeda report
Who won Prograis vs Zepeda?
Regis Prograis beat Jose Zepeda by technical knockout in the 11th round on Saturday 26th November 2022 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson.
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 WBC super lightweight championship of the world.
Also, on the undercard Yokasta Valle beat Evelyn Nazarena Bermudez, Charles Conwell defeated Juan Carlos Abreu and Bakhodir Jalolov was victorious over Curtis Harper.
Prograis vs Zepeda stats
Regis Prograis stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 23 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jose Zepeda made his way to the ring with a record of 35 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 27 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Prograis had a slight advantage in power over Zepeda, with a 85% knock out percentage over Zepeda's 77%.
Regis Prograis was the older man by 1 year, at 34 years old.
Zepeda had 3-inch reach advantage.
Regis Prograis fought out of the orthodox stance, while Jose Zepeda was a southpaw.
Prograis was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 year and 4 months later than Zepeda, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 32 less professional rounds, 136 to Zepeda's 168.
Regis Prograis went into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBC at super lightweight.
Jose Zepeda was ranked number 1 by the WBC in the 140lb division.
Prograis vs Zepeda form
Regis Prograis had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Tyrone McKenna on 19th March 2022 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Duty Free Tennis Stadium, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had defeated Ivan Redkach on 17th April 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Juan Heraldez on 31st October 2020 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas.
Before that, he had been beaten by Josh Taylor on 26th October 2019 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Super Lightweight, IBF World Junior Welterweight and The Ring Junior Welterweight championship fight at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
He had won against Kiryl Relikh on 27th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Cajun Dome, Lafayette, Louisiana, United States.
Zepeda had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Francisco Javier Perez on 19th March 2022 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Gimnasio Municipal "Jose Neri Santos", Chihuahua, Mexico.
Previous to that, he had beat Josue Vargas on 30th October 2021 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Henry Lundy on 22nd May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Nevada.
Before that, he had won against Ivan Baranchyk on 3rd October 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
He had defeated Kendo Castaneda on 7th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jose Zepeda had been fighting more than Regis Prograis.
Going to this contest, Regis Prograis had last fought 1 year and 4 days ago, while Jose Zepeda's last outing had been 1 year and 4 days ago.
Prograis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.6 rounds on average.
Zepeda's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.6 rounds on average.
What time did Prograis vs Zepeda start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Prograis vs Zepeda?
The Fite.tv PPV US show is expected to begin at 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST. The Fite.tv PPV UK broadcast of the card is expected to start at 2:00 AM (GTM).
What were the odds on Prograis vs Zepeda?
Regis Prograis was a 2/9 (-450) favourite going into the contest, while Jose Zepeda made his way into the ring at 3/1 (+300) with oddsmakers.