T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States
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Lamont Roach vs Jonathan Oquendo report
Who won Roach vs Oquendo?
Lamont Roach beat Jonathan Oquendo by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 4th May 2019 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 97-92, 97-92, 96-93 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).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Canelo Alvarez beating Daniel Jacobs for the IBF World Middleweight, WBA Super World Middleweight, WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard Vergil Ortiz Jr beat Mauricio Herrera, John Ryder defeated Bilal Akkawy for the WBA Interim World Super Middleweight title and Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz was victorious over Freddy Fonseca.
Roach vs Oquendo stats
Lamont Roach stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 18 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jonathan Oquendo made his way to the ring with a record of 30 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 19 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Oquendo had a large advantage in power over Roach, boosting at 63% knock out percentage over Roach's 39%.
Lamont Roach was the younger man by 12 years, at 27 years old.
Roach had a height advantage of 3 inches over Oquendo. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Lamont Roach & Jonathan Oquendo fought out of an orthodox stance.
Roach was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 16 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 9 year and 9 months later than Oquendo, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 62 less professional rounds, 152 to Oquendo's 214.
Lamont Roach went into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBO at super featherweight.
Jonathan Oquendo was ranked number 4 by the WBO in the 130lb division.
Roach's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 rounds on average.
Oquendo's last 2 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 10 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 years, 5 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11 rounds on average.
What time did Roach vs Oquendo start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Roach vs Oquendo?
Lamont Roach was a 2/5 (-250) favourite going into the contest, while Jonathan Oquendo made his way into the ring at 321/100 (+320) with oddsmakers.
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