Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Events Center, Las Vegas, United States
Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Rios vs Velez?
Ronny Rios beat Jayson Velez by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 21st November 2015 at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Events Center in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 97-92, 95-94, 96-93 in favor of winner Ronny Rios.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
Rios vs Velez stats
Back in November 2015, Ronny Rios stepped into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jayson Velez made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 23 wins and 1 draw, with 16 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Velez had a large advantage in power over Rios, boosting at 70% knock out percentage over Rios' 42%.
Ronny Rios was the younger man by 2 years, at 26 years old.
Velez had a height advantage of 2 inches over Rios. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Ronny Rios & Jayson Velez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Rios' experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Velez's, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 11 months later than Velez, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 2 less professional rounds, 229 to Velez's 231.
Velez's last 2 fights had come over a period of 11 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11 rounds on average.
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