MGM National Harbor, Maryland, United States
Tape rankings @ Super Featherweight
Who won Roach vs Perez?
Lamont Roach beat Rey Perez by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Thursday 30th November 2017 at MGM National Harbor in Maryland.
The scorecards were announced as 99-91, 99-91, 99-91 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 Perez stats
Lamont Roach stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 15 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Rey Perez made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Roach had advantage in power over Perez, with a 40% knock out percentage over Perez's 29%.
Lamont Roach was the younger man by 5 years, at 26 years old.
Roach had a height advantage of 1 inch over Perez. Despite this, Perez had 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Lamont Roach & Rey Perez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Roach was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 14 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 5 year and 1 month later than Perez, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 100 less professional rounds, 130 to Perez's 230.
Lamont Roach went into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBO at super featherweight.
Perez's last 2 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 2 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 1 month and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Roach vs Perez?
Lamont Roach was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Rey Perez made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.