The Ford CenterThe Star, Texas, United States
Belts on The Line
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Who won Roman vs Flores?
Daniel Roman beat Moises Flores by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 16th June 2018 at The Ford Center at The Star in Texas.
The scorecards were announced as 116-112, 118-110, 120-108 in favor of winner Daniel Roman.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).
This contest was for the WBA super bantamweight championship of the world.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Errol Spence Jr beating Carlos Ocampo for the IBF World Welterweight championship. Also, on the undercard Adrian Granados defeated Javier Fortuna.
Roman vs Flores stats
Daniel Roman stepped into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Moises Flores made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 25 wins and 0 draws, with 17 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Flores had a large advantage in power over Roman, boosting at 68% knock out percentage over Roman's 38%.
Daniel Roman was the younger man by 3 years, at 31 years old.
Flores had a height advantage of 4 inches over Roman.
Both Daniel Roman & Moises Flores fought out of an orthodox stance.
Roman was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 year and 1 month later than Flores, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 103 more professional rounds, 233 to Flores' 130.
Moises Flores was ranked number 1 by the WBA in the 122lb division.
Roman vs Flores form
Roman 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 defeated Juan Carlos Payano on 26th September 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Murodjon Akhmadaliev on 30th January 2020 by split decision in their WBA Super World Super Bantamweight and IBF World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Meridian at Island Gardens, Florida.
Going into that contest, he had defeated TJ Doheny on 26th April 2019 by majority decision in their IBF World Junior Featherweight and WBA Super World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Forum, Inglewood.
Before that, he had beat Gavin McDonnell on 6th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Chicago, Illinois.
He had won against Moises Flores on 16th June 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Bantamweight championship fight at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas.
Roman's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 58 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.6 rounds on average.
Flores' last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 8 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 2 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.3 rounds on average.
What time did Roman vs Flores start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Roman vs Flores?
Daniel Roman was a 7/50 (-714) favourite going into the contest, while Moises Flores made his way into the ring at 4/1 (+400) with oddsmakers.