Rivera vs Maldonado Jr Info
Michel Rivera beat Fidel Maldonado Jr by technical knockout in the 10th round on Saturday 1st February 2020 at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Mississippi.
The fight took place over rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Rivera vs Maldonado Jr stats
Michel Rivera stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 17 wins, zero loses and draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Fidel Maldonado Jr made his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 20 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Maldonado Jr had a slight advantage in power over Rivera, with a 74% knock out percentage over Rivera's 65%.
Michel Rivera was the younger man by 7 years, at 22 years old.
Michel Rivera fought out of the orthodox stance, while Fidel Maldonado Jr was a southpaw.
Rivera was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 6 year and 3 months later than Maldonado Jr, who’s first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 63 less professional rounds, 87 to Maldonado Jr's 150.
Michel Rivera went into the fight ranked number 13 by the WBA in the 135lb division.
Rivera vs Maldonado Jr form
Fidel Maldonado Jr had beaten 1 of his last 2 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Ismael Barroso on 13th October 2017 by knockout in the 6th round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California, USA.
Previous to that, he had won against Pablo Cesar Cano on 17th June 2017 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Tostitos Championship Plaza, Texas, United States.
Rivera's last 0 fights had come over a period of , meaning he had been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of rounds, meaning that they had lasted NAN rounds on average.
Maldonado Jr's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
What time did Rivera vs Maldonado Jr start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 pm EST / 7:00 pm PST at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Mississippi, United States, which was around 3:00 am GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Rivera vs Maldonado Jr?
Rivera vs Maldonado Jr was broadcast on Fox Sport 1 in the US.