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Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez vs Srisaket Sor Rungvisai report
Who won Rodriguez vs Rungvisai?
Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez beat Srisaket Sor Rungvisai by technical knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 25th June 2022 at Tech Port Arena in Texas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
This contest was for the WBC super flyweight championship of the world.
Also, on the undercard Murodjon Akhmadaliev was victorious over Ronny Rios for the WBA Super World Super Bantamweight and IBF World Junior Featherweight championship, Raymond Ford beat Richard Medina and Jessica McCaskill defeated Alma Ibarra.
Rodriguez vs Rungvisai stats
Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez 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.
Srisaket Sor Rungvisai made his way to the ring with a record of 50 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 43 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Rungvisai had advantage in power over Rodriguez, with a 86% knock out percentage over Rodriguez's 67%.
Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez was the younger man by 13 years, at 23 years old.
Rodriguez had a height advantage of 1 inch over Rungvisai. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez & Srisaket Sor Rungvisai fought out of a southpaw stance.
Rodriguez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 41 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 7 year and 11 months later than Rungvisai, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 163 less professional rounds, 82 to Rungvisai's 245.
Srisaket Sor Rungvisai was ranked number 2 by the WBC in the 115lb division.
Rodriguez vs Rungvisai form
Rodriguez remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Carlos Cuadras on 5th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Flyweight championship fight at Footprint Center, Arizona, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Jose Alejandro Burgos on 16th October 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Chukchansi Park, California.
Going into that contest, he had beat Saul Juarez on 12th December 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
Before that, he had defeated Janiel Rivera on 5th October 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
He had won against Marco Sustaita on 29th March 2020 by technical knockout in the 8th round at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas.
Rungvisai had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Kwanthai Sithmorseng on 13th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Workpoint Studio, Bang Phun, Thailand.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jomar Fajardo on 3rd October 2020 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Workpoint Studio, Bang Phun.
Going into that contest, he had beat Amnat Ruenroeng on 1st August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Workpoint Studio, Bang Phun.
Before that, he had been beaten by Juan Francisco Estrada on 26th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Flyweight and The Ring Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Forum, Inglewood, United States.
He had won against Iran Diaz on 6th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Flyweight and The Ring Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Impact Arena, Pak Kret, Thailand.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez had been fighting more than Srisaket Sor Rungvisai.
Going to this contest, Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez had last fought 1 year, 1 month and 15 days ago, while Srisaket Sor Rungvisai's last outing had been 2 years and 7 days ago.
Rodriguez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.4 rounds on average.
Rungvisai's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.
What time did Rodriguez vs Rungvisai start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Tech Port Arena, Texas, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Rodriguez vs Rungvisai?
The DAZN show is expected to begin at 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST. The DAZN Global broadcast of the card is expected to start at 1:00 AM (GTM).
What were the odds on Rodriguez vs Rungvisai?
Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez was a 1/5 (-500) favourite going into the contest, while Srisaket Sor Rungvisai made his way into the ring at 7/2 (+350) with oddsmakers.