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Who won Salido vs Roman?
Miguel Roman beat Orlando Salido by technical knockout in the 9th round on Saturday 9th December 2017 at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Events Center in Las Vegas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Salido vs Roman stats
Back in December 2017, Orlando Salido stepped into the ring with a record of 44 wins, 13 loses and 4 draws.
Miguel Roman made his way to the ring with a record of 57 wins, 12 loses and 0 draws.
Orlando Salido was the older man by 5 years, at 37 years old.
Salido had a height advantage of 1 inch over Roman.
Both Orlando Salido & Miguel Roman fought out of an orthodox stance.
Salido was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 1996, 7 years earlier than Roman, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He had fought 44 less professional rounds, 435 to Roman's 479.
Orlando Salido went into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBC and 2 by the WBO at lightweight.
Miguel Roman was ranked number 5 by the WBC in the 135lb division.
Salido vs Roman form
Salido had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had drawn with Francisco Vargas on 4th June 2016 by majority draw in their 12 round contest in their WBC World Super Featherweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson, United States.
Previous to that, he had drawn with Roman Martinez on 12th September 2015 by split draw in their 12 round contest in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Roman Martinez on 11th April 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Coliseo Jose Miguel Agrelot, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Before that, he had defeated Terdsak Kokietgym on 20th September 2014 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Auditorio Municipal Fausto Gutiérrez Moreno, Tijuana, Mexico.
He had beat Vasyl Lomachenko on 1st March 2014 by split decision in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at Alamodome, San Antonio, United States.
Miguel Roman had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Takashi Miura on 28th January 2017 by knockout in the 12th round at Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Jerope Mercado on 9th July 2016 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Arena José Sulaimán, Monterrey, Mexico.
Going into that contest, he had beat Juli Giner on 1st April 2016 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Pabellón de la Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, Spain.
Before that, he had defeated Yogli Herrera on 30th January 2016 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Hotel Ixtapa Azul, Zihuatanejo, Mexico.
He had won against Samuel Amoako on 7th November 2015 by knockout in the 2nd round at Gran Estadio, Hidalgo Del Parral.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Miguel Roman had been fighting more than Orlando Salido.
Going to this contest, Orlando Salido had last fought 1 year, 6 months and 5 days ago, while Miguel Roman's last outing had been 10 months and 11 days ago.
Salido's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 59 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.8 rounds on average.
Roman's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.8 rounds on average.
What time did Salido vs Roman start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Events Center, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Salido vs Roman?
Orlando Salido was a 1/2 (-200) favourite going into the contest, while Miguel Roman made his way into the ring at 3/2 (+150) with oddsmakers.