VS
Aug 14 2021
Saturday

Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States

12 round contest @ Bantamweight
18-0-0
NC
NC
19-2-0

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The tape

29
Age
29
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
66.1" / 168 cm
Reach
66.5" / 169 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TDDQTKOUDTD
Form
SDKOSDUDTKO
18
Wins
19
12
By KO
12
67
KO%
63
0
Loses
2
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2012

Tape rankings @ Bantamweight

9
The Ring
3
2
WBA
7
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WBC
-
-
WBO
-
9
IBF
-

Gary Antonio Russell vs Emmanuel Rodriguez report


Who won Russell vs Rodriguez?

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 kg).

This fight appeared on the undercard of John Riel Casimero beating Guillermo Rigondeaux for the WBO World Bantamweight championship. Also on the undercard Rau’shee Warren beat Damien Vazquez, and Brandun Lee defeated Ezequiel Victor Fernandez.

Russell vs Rodriguez stats

Back in August 2021, Gary Antonio Russell stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 18 wins, zero losses, and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Emmanuel Rodriguez made his way to the ring with a record of 19 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Russell had a slight advantage in power over Rodriguez, with a 67% knockout percentage compared to Rodriguez's 63%.

Gary Antonio Russell was the same age as Emmanuel Rodriguez, at 29 years old.

Rodriguez had a 1-inch reach advantage.

Both Gary Antonio Russell and Emmanuel Rodriguez fought out of an orthodox stance.

Russell was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 years and 7 months later than Rodriguez, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 61 fewer professional rounds, totaling 90 compared to Rodriguez's 151.

Gary Antonio Russell went into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBA, and 9 by the IBF at bantamweight.

Emmanuel Rodriguez was ranked number 7 by the WBA in the 118lb division.

Russell vs Rodriguez form

Russell had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Juan Carlos Payano on December 19, 2020, by technical decision in their 7 round contest at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, United States.

Prior to that, he had won against Jesus Martinez on February 8, 2020, by technical decision in the 6th round at PPL Center, Pennsylvania.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Samuel Gutierrez on November 2, 2019, by technical knockout in the 1st round at MGM National Harbor, Maryland.

Before that, he had defeated Francisco Pedroza on July 13, 2019, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Minneapolis Armory, Minnesota.

He had won against Saul Eduardo Hernandez on May 18, 2019, by technical decision in their 6 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.

Rodriguez had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Reymart Gaballo on December 19, 2020, by split decision in their WBC World Bantamweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, United States.

Prior to that, he had been beaten by Naoya Inoue on May 18, 2019, by knockout in the 2nd round in their IBF World Bantamweight, WBA World Bantamweight and The Ring Bantamweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Jason Moloney on October 20, 2018, by split decision in their IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at CFE Arena, Florida, United States.

Before that, he had beaten Paul Butler on May 5, 2018, by unanimous decision in their IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

He had won against Giovanni Delgado on August 5, 2017, by technical knockout in the 4th round at Coliseo Ecuestre Municipal, Fajardo, Puerto Rico.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Gary Antonio Russell had been fighting more than Emmanuel Rodriguez.

Going into this contest, Gary Antonio Russell had last fought 7 months and 26 days ago, while Emmanuel Rodriguez's last outing had been 7 months and 26 days ago.

Russell's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 27 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 5 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 rounds on average.

Rodriguez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.4 rounds on average.

What time did Russell vs Rodriguez start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Russell vs Rodriguez?

Russell vs Rodriguez was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.

What were the odds on Russell vs Rodriguez?

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