Dubai Marina, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Rigondeaux vs Astrolabio?
Vincent Astrolabio beat Guillermo Rigondeaux by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 26th February 2022 at Dubai Marina in Dubai.
The scorecards were announced as 94-95, 94-95, 94-95 in favor of winner Vincent Astrolabio.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).
Rigondeaux vs Astrolabio stats
Guillermo Rigondeaux stepped into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Vincent Astrolabio made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Astrolabio had a slight advantage in power over Rigondeaux, with a 75% knock out percentage over Rigondeaux's 65%.
Guillermo Rigondeaux was the older man by 17 years, at 42 years old.
Astrolabio had a height advantage of 1 inch over Rigondeaux. Despite this, he had 3-inch reach advantage.
Guillermo Rigondeaux fought out of the southpaw stance, while Vincent Astrolabio was an orthodox fighter.
Rigondeaux was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 6 years and 5 months earlier than Astrolabio, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 28 more professional rounds, 146 to Astrolabio's 118.
Guillermo Rigondeaux went into the fight ranked number 9 by the WBC at bantamweight.
Vincent Astrolabio was ranked number 10 by the WBO in the 118lb division.
Rigondeaux vs Astrolabio form
Rigondeaux 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 defeated Jazza Dickens on 16th July 2016 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA Super World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Ice Arena Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Drian Francisco on 21st November 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Events Center, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Hisashi Amagasa on 31st December 2014 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Junior Featherweight and WBA Super World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Bodymaker Colosseum, Osaka, Japan.
Before that, he had won against Sod Kokietgym on 19th July 2014 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBA Super World Super Bantamweight and WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Cotai Arena, Venetian Resort, Macao, Macao S.A.R., China.
He had beat Joseph Agbeko on 7th December 2013 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Super Bantamweight and WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, United States.
Rigondeaux's last 5 fights had come over a period of 9 years, 1 month and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 10 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
Astrolabio's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.5 rounds on average.
What time did Rigondeaux vs Astrolabio start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM UTC at Dubai Marina, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 PM GMT in the UK.
What were the odds on Rigondeaux vs Astrolabio?
Guillermo Rigondeaux was a 11/100 (-910) favourite going into the contest, while Vincent Astrolabio made his way into the ring at 257/50 (+510) with oddsmakers.