Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight
Who won Russell vs Santiago?
Gary Antuanne Russell beat Jovanie Santiago by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 29th May 2021 at Dignity Health Sports Park in California.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Gary Antuanne Russell.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Nordine Oubaali losing to Nonito Donaire for the WBC World Bantamweight championship. Also, on the undercard Subriel Matias beat Batyrzhan Jukembayev.
Russell vs Santiago stats
Gary Antuanne Russell stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 13 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jovanie Santiago made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Russell had a large advantage in power over Santiago, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Santiago's 71%.
Gary Antuanne Russell was the younger man by 31 years, at years old.
Russell had a height advantage of 3 inches over Santiago. Despite this, Santiago had 1-inch reach advantage.
Gary Antuanne Russell fought out of the southpaw stance, while Jovanie Santiago was an orthodox fighter.
Russell was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in , 13 years and 9 months earlier than Santiago, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 51 less professional rounds, 29 to Santiago's 80.
Russell's last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
What time did Russell vs Santiago start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States, which was around 1:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Russell vs Santiago?
Russell vs Santiago was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.
What were the odds on Russell vs Santiago?
Gary Antuanne Russell was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Jovanie Santiago made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.