VS
Feb 01 2020
Saturday

Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Mississippi, United States

10 round contest @ Lightweight
Fidel Maldonado Jr
Maldonado Jr
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17-0-0
TKO 10
TKO 10
27-4-1

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The tape

22
Age
28
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 7" / 171 cm
70.9" / 180 cm
Reach
69.7" / 177 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Tape record

RTDUDTKOTKOTKO
Form
TKOUDUDKOSD
17
Wins
27
11
By KO
20
65
KO%
74
0
Loses
4
0
Draws
1
2016
Debut
2009

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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The Ring
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13
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
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-
IBF
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Michel Rivera vs Fidel Maldonado Jr report


Who won Rivera vs Maldonado Jr?

Michel Rivera beat Fidel Maldonado Jr by technical knockout in the 10th round on Saturday, February 1st, 2020, at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Mississippi.

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 Yordenis Ugas' and Mike Dallas Jr's clash.

Rivera vs Maldonado Jr stats

Back in February 2020, Michel Rivera stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 17 wins, zero losses, and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Fidel Maldonado Jr made his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 4 losses and 1 draw, with 20 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Maldonado Jr had a slight advantage in power over Rivera, with a 74% knockout percentage compared to Rivera's 65%.

Michel Rivera was the younger man by 6 years, at 22 years old.

Rivera had a height advantage of 1 inch over Maldonado Jr. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Michel Rivera fought out of the orthodox stance, while Fidel Maldonado Jr was a southpaw.

Rivera was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 15 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2016, 6 years and 3 months later than Maldonado Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 14 more professional rounds, totaling 164 compared to Maldonado Jr's 150.

Michel Rivera went into the fight ranked number 13 by the WBA at lightweight.

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Rivera's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year and 6 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 4 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.

Maldonado Jr's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 24 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.

What were the odds on Rivera vs Maldonado Jr?

Michel Rivera was a 3/50 (-1700) favorite going into the contest, while Fidel Maldonado Jr made his way into the ring at 7/1 (+700) with oddsmakers.

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Michel Rivera

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