Tape rankings @ Super Featherweight
Who won Rigondeaux vs Delgado?
Guillermo Rigondeaux beat Giovanni Delgado by knockout in the 1st round on Sunday 13th January 2019 at Microsoft Theater in California.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Jose Uzcategui losing to Caleb Plant for the IBF World Super Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard Brandon Figueroa beat Moises Flores.
Rigondeaux vs Delgado stats
Guillermo Rigondeaux stepped into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Giovanni Delgado made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Rigondeaux had a slight advantage in power over Delgado, with a 65% knock out percentage over Delgado's 56%.
Guillermo Rigondeaux was the older man by 10 years, at 41 years old.
Guillermo Rigondeaux fought out of the southpaw stance, while Giovanni Delgado was an orthodox fighter.
Rigondeaux's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Delgado's, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 8 months earlier than Delgado, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 29 more professional rounds, 146 to Delgado's 117.
Rigondeaux vs Delgado form
Rigondeaux had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Liborio Solis on 8th February 2020 by split decision in their WBA World Bantamweight championship fight at PPL Center, Pennsylvania, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Julio Ceja on 23rd June 2019 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBC World Super Bantamweight eliminator fight at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had beat Giovanni Delgado on 13th January 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Microsoft Theater, California.
Before that, he had been beaten by Vasyl Lomachenko on 9th December 2017 by knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
He had been beaten by Moises Flores on 17th June 2017 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBA Super World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas.
Rigondeaux's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.6 rounds on average.
Delgado's last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 8 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 2 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.3 rounds on average.
What time did Rigondeaux vs Delgado start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:00 PM EST / 4:00 PM PST at Microsoft Theater, California, United States, which was around 12:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Rigondeaux vs Delgado?
Guillermo Rigondeaux was a 1/100 (-9999) favourite going into the contest, while Giovanni Delgado made his way into the ring at 16/1 (+1600) with oddsmakers.