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Who won Roach vs Rodriguez?
Lamont Roach beat Angel Rodriguez by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 16th July 2022 at Crypto.com Arena in California.
The scorecards were announced as 116-112, 116-112, 117-111 in favor of winner Lamont Roach.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 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 Ryan Garcia beating Javier Fortuna. Also, on the undercard Ricardo Rafael Sandoval lost to David Jimenez, Oscar Collazo defeated Vic Saludar and Alexis Rocha was victorious over Luis Alberto Veron.
Roach vs Rodriguez stats
Lamont Roach stepped into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Angel Rodriguez made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Rodriguez had a slight advantage in power over Roach, with a 50% knock out percentage over Roach's 41%.
Lamont Roach was the older man by 27 years, at 27 years old.
Rodriguez had a height advantage of 2 inches over Roach. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Lamont Roach & Angel Rodriguez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Roach was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 8 year and 7 months later than Rodriguez, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 29 more professional rounds, 152 to Rodriguez's 123.
Lamont Roach went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA, 11 by the WBC and 4 by the WBO at super featherweight.
Angel Rodriguez was ranked number 3 by the WBA in the 130lb division.
Roach vs Rodriguez form
Roach had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Rene Alvarado on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at AT&T Center, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Jamel Herring on 9th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Chukchansi Park, California.
Going into that contest, he had won against Jonathan Oquendo on 4th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Alberto Mercado on 15th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York.
He had defeated Deivi Julio Bassa on 20th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Grand Oasis Arena, Quintana Roo, Mexico.
Roach's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
What time did Roach vs Rodriguez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST at Crypto.com Arena, California, United States, which was around 1:00 AM BST in the UK.
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