Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Rocha vs Solomon?
Alexis Rocha beat Brad Solomon by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Friday 14th February 2020 at Honda Center in California.
The scorecards were announced as 100-89, 99-90, 97-92 in favor of winner Alexis Rocha.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Ryan Garcia beating Francisco Fonseca. Also, on the undercard Jorge Linares beat Carlos Morales and Blair Cobbs defeated Samuel Kotey Neequaye.
Rocha vs Solomon stats
Alexis Rocha stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 15 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Brad Solomon made his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Rocha had a massive power advantage over Solomon, boosting at 67% knock out percentage over Solomon's 32%.
Alexis Rocha was the younger man by 14 years, at 24 years old.
Solomon had a height advantage of 1 inch over Rocha. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Alexis Rocha fought out of the southpaw stance, while Brad Solomon was an orthodox fighter.
Rocha was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 8 year later than Solomon, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 113 less professional rounds, 93 to Solomon's 206.
Rocha vs Solomon form
Rocha had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Rashidi Ellis on 30th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Fantasy Springs Casino, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Brad Solomon on 14th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Honda Center, California.
Going into that contest, he had won against Roberto Valenzuela Jr on 13th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Before that, he had beat Berlin Abreu on 13th July 2019 by knockout in the 8th round at Dignity Health Sports Park , California.
He had defeated Shoki Sakai on 25th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Rocha's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
Solomon's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 9 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 10 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.5 rounds on average.
What time did Rocha vs Solomon start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Honda Center, California, United States, which was around 2:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Rocha vs Solomon?
Rocha vs Solomon was broadcast on DAZN in the US.
What were the odds on Rocha vs Solomon?
Alexis Rocha was a 2/25 (-1249) favourite going into the contest, while Brad Solomon made his way into the ring at 6/1 (+600) with oddsmakers.