Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Rivera vs Adorno?
Michel Rivera beat Joseph Adorno by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 26th March 2022 at Armory in Minnesota.
The scorecards were announced as 97-93, 97-93, 97-93 in favor of winner Michel Rivera.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Tim Tszyu's and Terrell Gausha's clash.
Rivera vs Adorno stats
Michel Rivera stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 22 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Joseph Adorno made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 14 wins and 2 draws, with 12 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Adorno had a large advantage in power over Rivera, boosting at 86% knock out percentage over Rivera's 64%.
Michel Rivera was the older man by 24 years, at 24 years old.
Rivera had a height advantage of 2 inches over Adorno.
Both Michel Rivera & Joseph Adorno fought out of an orthodox stance.
Rivera was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 8 months earlier than Adorno, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 75 more professional rounds, 133 to Adorno's 58.
Michel Rivera went into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBA, 13 by the WBC, 9 by the WBO and 7 by the IBF at lightweight.
Rivera's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 5 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.
What time did Rivera vs Adorno start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Armory, Minnesota, United States, which was around 2:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Rivera vs Adorno?
Rivera vs Adorno was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.
What were the odds on Rivera vs Adorno?
Michel Rivera was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Joseph Adorno made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.