T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Rocha vs Cervantes?
Alexis Rocha beat Carlos Ortiz Cervantes by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest on Saturday 15th September 2018 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 80-72, 79-73, 80-72 in favor of winner Alexis Rocha.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Rocha vs Cervantes stats
Alexis Rocha stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 11 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Carlos Ortiz Cervantes made his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Cervantes had a large advantage in power over Rocha, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Rocha's 73%.
Alexis Rocha was the younger man by 13 years, at 23 years old.
Both Alexis Rocha & Carlos Ortiz Cervantes fought out of a southpaw stance.
Rocha was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 2 year and 2 months later than Cervantes, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 14 more professional rounds, 82 to Cervantes' 68.
What were the odds on Rocha vs Cervantes?
Alexis Rocha was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Carlos Ortiz Cervantes made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.