Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Rocha vs Young?
Alexis Rocha beat Anthony Young by knockout in the 5th round on Saturday 27th May 2023 at Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio.
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).
Also, on the undercard Oscar Collazo was victorious over Melvin Jerusalem for the WBO World Minimumweight championship, Oscar Duarte beat D Angelo Keyes and John ‘Scrappy’ Ramirez defeated Fernando Diaz.
Rocha vs Young stats
Back in May 2023, Alexis Rocha stepped into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Anthony Young made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.
Alexis Rocha was the younger man by 10 years, at 26 years old.
Rocha had a height advantage of 1 inch over Young. Despite this, Young had 2-inch reach advantage.
Alexis Rocha fought out of the southpaw stance, while Anthony Young was an orthodox fighter.
Rocha was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 4 year and 3 months later than Young, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought the same amount of professional rounds, 140 to Young's 140.
Alexis Rocha went into the fight ranked number 14 by the WBA, 1 by the WBO and 13 by the IBF at welterweight.
Anthony Young was ranked number 10 by the WBO in the 147lb division.
Rocha vs Young form
Rocha had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated George Ashie on 28th January 2023 by knockout in the 7th round at YouTube Theater, Inglewood, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jesus Antonio Perez Campos on 29th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Pechanga Arena, San Diego.
Going into that contest, he had beat Luis Alberto Veron on 16th July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles.
Before that, he had won against Blair Cobbs on 19th March 2022 by knockout in the 9th round at USC Galen Center, California.
He had beat Jeovanis Barraza on 13th November 2021 by knockout in the 9th round at Honda Center, California.
Rocha's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 6 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
What time did Rocha vs Young start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Rocha vs Young?
Alexis Rocha was a 11/100 (-910) favourite going into the contest, while Anthony Young made his way into the ring at 23/4 (+580) with oddsmakers.
|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Alexis Rocha - Decision||50%|
|Anthony Young - KO||50%|
Based on 2 Predictions