VS
Feb 08 2020
Saturday

Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States

12 round contest @ Bantamweight
19-1-0
SD 12

Score cards

  • 112-115
  • 116-111
  • 115-112
SD 12
30-5-1

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Belts on The Line

WBA World Bantamweight Championship

The tape

39
Age
38
5' 4" / 162 cm
Height
5' 4" / 163 cm
68.1" / 173 cm
Reach
69.7" / 177 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKOKORTDNCRTD
Form
KOUDRTDUDKO
19
Wins
30
13
By KO
14
68
KO%
47
1
Loses
5
0
Draws
1
2009
Debut
2000

Tape rankings @ Bantamweight

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The Ring
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2
WBA
1
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WBC
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WBO
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IBF
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Guillermo Rigondeaux vs Liborio Solis report


Who won Rigondeaux vs Solis?

Guillermo Rigondeaux beat Liborio Solis by split decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday, February 8th, 2020, at Allentown, Pennsylvania.

The scorecards were announced as 115-112, 116-111, 115-112 in favor of winner Guillermo Rigondeaux.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 kg).

This contest was for the WBA bantamweight championship of the world.

This fight appeared on the undercard of Gary Russell Jr beating Tugstsogt Nyambayar for the WBC World Featherweight championship. Also on the undercard Jaime Arboleda defeated Jayson Velez for the WBA World Super Featherweight belt.

Rigondeaux vs Solis stats

Back in February 2020, Guillermo Rigondeaux stepped into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss, and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Liborio Solis made his way to the ring with a record of 30 wins, 5 losses and 1 draw, with 14 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Rigondeaux had a large advantage in power over Solis, boasting a 68% knockout percentage compared to Solis' 47%.

Guillermo Rigondeaux was the older man by 1 year, at 39 years old.

Solis had a 2-inch reach advantage.

Guillermo Rigondeaux fought out of the southpaw stance, while Liborio Solis was an orthodox fighter.

Rigondeaux was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 16 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2009, 8 years and 5 months later than Solis, whose first professional fight was in 2000. He had fought 126 fewer professional rounds, totaling 164 compared to Solis' 290.

Guillermo Rigondeaux went into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBA at bantamweight.

Liborio Solis was ranked number 1 by the WBA in the 118lb division.

Rigondeaux vs Solis 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 June 23, 2019, by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBC World Super Bantamweight eliminator fight at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Nevada, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Giovanni Delgado on January 13, 2019, by knockout in the 1st round at Microsoft Theater, California.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Vasyl Lomachenko on December 9, 2017, by knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Before that, his contest against Moises Flores on June 17, 2017 ended in a no contest at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas.

He had beaten Jazza Dickens on July 16, 2016, by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA Super World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Ice Arena Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom.

Solis had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, his contest against Jamie McDonnell on November 4, 2017 ended in a no contest at Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco.

Prior to that, he had lost to Jamie McDonnell on November 12, 2016, by unanimous decision in their WBA World Bantamweight championship fight at Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo.

Going into that contest, he had won against Freddy Beleno on July 16, 2016, by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Hotel Sheraton Bijao, Santa Clara, Panama.

Before that, he had beaten Juan Carlos Vega on June 25, 2016, by technical knockout in the 5th round at Centro Recreacional Yesterday, Turmero, Venezuela.

He had been beaten by Shinsuke Yamanaka on March 4, 2016, by unanimous decision in their WBC World Bantamweight championship fight at Shimazu Arena, Kyoto, Japan.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Guillermo Rigondeaux had been fighting more than Liborio Solis.

Going into this contest, Guillermo Rigondeaux had last fought 7 months and 16 days ago, while Liborio Solis' last outing had been 2 years, 3 months and 4 days ago.

Rigondeaux's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 23 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 8 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.6 rounds on average.

Solis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.

What time did Rigondeaux vs Solis start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Rigondeaux vs Solis?

Rigondeaux vs Solis was broadcast on ShowTime in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by BoxNation.

What were the odds on Rigondeaux vs Solis?

Guillermo Rigondeaux was a 17/100 (-590) favorite going into the contest, while Liborio Solis made his way into the ring at 4/1 (+400) with oddsmakers.

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Result

Guillermo

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Liborio

Solis

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Solis
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Guillermo Rigondeaux

Liborio Solis

108

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