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Who won Rios vs Negrete?
Ronny Rios beat Oscar Negrete by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 13th February 2021 at Fantasy Springs Casino in California.
The scorecards were announced as 99-91, 100-90, 100-90 in favor of winner Ronny Rios.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz beating Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov for the IBF World Junior Lightweight championship. Also, on the undercard Patrick Teixeira lost to Brian Carlos Castano for the WBO World Junior Middleweight belt and Bektemir Melikuziev defeated Morgan Fitch.
Rios vs Negrete stats
Ronny Rios stepped into the ring with a record of 32 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Oscar Negrete made his way to the ring with a record of 19 wins, 2 loses and 2 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Rios had advantage in power over Negrete, with a 50% knock out percentage over Negrete's 37%.
Ronny Rios was the younger man by 2 years, at 31 years old.
Rios had a height advantage of 2 inches over Negrete. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Both Ronny Rios & Oscar Negrete fought out of an orthodox stance.
Rios was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 4 years and 7 months earlier than Negrete, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 58 more professional rounds, 217 to Negrete's 159.
Rios vs Negrete form
Rios 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 Diego De La Hoya on 13th July 2019 by knockout in the 6th round in their WBA Interim World Featherweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Daniel Olea on 26th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Forum, Inglewood.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Azat Hovhannisyan on 9th March 2018 by knockout in the 6th round at The Hangar, California.
Before that, he had beat Deivi Julio Bassa on 2nd December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York.
He had lost to Rey Vargas on 26th August 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.
Oscar Negrete had beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Alberto Ezequiel Melian on 6th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Fantasy Springs Casino, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had drawn with Joshua Franco on 10th August 2019 by split draw in their 10 round contest at Verizon Theatre, Texas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Joshua Franco on 25th April 2019 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Before that, he had drawn with Joshua Franco on 4th October 2018 by split draw in their 10 round contest at The Hangar, California.
He had lost to Rey Vargas on 2nd December 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Oscar Negrete had been fighting more than Ronny Rios.
Going to this contest, Ronny Rios had last fought 1 year, 7 months and 16 days ago, while Oscar Negrete's last outing had been 1 year and 23 days ago.
Rios' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.
Negrete's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.4 rounds on average.
What time did Rios vs Negrete start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Fantasy Springs Casino, California, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Rios vs Negrete?
Ronny Rios was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Oscar Negrete made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.