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Daniel Roman vs Moises Flores report
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, Dallas 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 vacant 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 4 years, at 32 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 115 more professional rounds, 245 to Flores' 130.
Moises Flores was ranked number 1 by the WBA in the 122lb division.
Roman vs Flores form
Flores had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he Guillermo Rigondeaux on 17th June 2017 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBA Super World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Paulus Ambunda on 11th June 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Ramatex Factory, Windhoek, Namibia.
Going into that contest, he had beat Luis Emanuel Cusolito on 22nd September 2015 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBA Interim World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Bethlehem, United States.
Before that, he had won against Oscar Escandon on 18th April 2015 by split decision in their WBA Interim World Super Bantamweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.
He had beat Mario Macias Rorozco on 21st November 2014 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Tulsa.
Roman's last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 10 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 3 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.7 rounds on average.
Flores' last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 4 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 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, Dallas, 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 (-710) favourite going into the contest, while Moises Flores made his way into the ring at 4/1 (+400) with oddsmakers.
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