Ice Arena Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Who won Rigondeaux vs Dickens?
Guillermo Rigondeaux beat Jazza Dickens by technical knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 16th July 2016 at Ice Arena Wales in Cardiff.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Guillermo Rigondeaux.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).
This contest was for the WBA super bantamweight championship of the world.
Rigondeaux vs Dickens stats
Guillermo Rigondeaux stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jazza Dickens made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Rigondeaux had a massive power advantage over Dickens, boosting at 63% knock out percentage over Dickens' 32%.
Guillermo Rigondeaux was the older man by 11 years, at 42 years old.
Dickens had a height advantage of 1 inch over Rigondeaux.
Both Guillermo Rigondeaux & Jazza Dickens fought out of a southpaw stance.
Rigondeaux was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 1 year and 8 months earlier than Dickens, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 79 less professional rounds, 146 to Dickens' 225.
Rigondeaux vs Dickens form
Guillermo Rigondeaux had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Giovanni Delgado on 13th January 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Microsoft Theater, California.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, 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.
He had beat 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.
Dickens had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Reynaldo Cajina on 12th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Martin Ward on 20th November 2015 by split decision in their BBBOC British Super Bantamweight championship fight at Rainton Meadows Arena, Houghton-le-Spring.
Going into that contest, he had beat Arnoldo Solano on 25th July 2015 by points in the 6th round at Ellesmere Port Sports Village, Ellesmere Port.
Before that, he had defeated Josh Wale on 6th March 2015 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Super Bantamweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
He had lost to Kid Galahad on 14th September 2013 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their BBBOC British Super Bantamweight championship fight at Magna Centre, Rotherham.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Guillermo Rigondeaux had been fighting more than Jazza Dickens.
Going to this contest, Guillermo Rigondeaux had last fought 3 years, 7 months and 7 days ago, while Jazza Dickens' last outing had been 6 years, 10 months and 18 days ago.
Rigondeaux's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 6 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.6 rounds on average.
Dickens' last 5 fights had come over a period of 9 years, 4 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 10 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
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