Grand Oasis Arena, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Tape rankings @ Super Featherweight
Who won Roach vs Bassa?
Lamont Roach beat Deivi Julio Bassa by technical knockout in the 6th round on Friday 20th July 2018 at Grand Oasis Arena in Quintana Roo.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Lamont Roach.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
Roach vs Bassa stats
Lamont Roach stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Deivi Julio Bassa made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Bassa had a large advantage in power over Roach, boosting at 60% knock out percentage over Roach's 38%.
Lamont Roach was the younger man by 14 years, at 26 years old.
Roach had a height advantage of 1 inch over Bassa. Despite this, Bassa had 2-inch reach advantage.
Lamont Roach fought out of the orthodox stance, while Deivi Julio Bassa was a southpaw.
Roach was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 1 year and 1 month later than Bassa, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 10 less professional rounds, 130 to Bassa's 140.
Lamont Roach went into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBO at super featherweight.
Roach's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Roach vs Bassa?
Lamont Roach was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Deivi Julio Bassa made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.