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Who won Sanchez vs Aguilera?
Frank Sanchez beat Nagy Aguilera by technical decision in their 6 round contest on Saturday 8th May 2021 at AT&T Stadium in Texas.
The scorecards were announced as 60-54, 60-54, 60-54 in favor of winner Frank Sanchez.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez beating Billy Joe Saunders for the WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight, WBO World Super Middleweight and The Ring Super Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard Elwin Soto beat Katsunari Takayama for the WBO World Junior Flyweight belt and Souleymane Cissokho defeated Kieron Conway.
Sanchez vs Aguilera stats
Frank Sanchez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 17 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Nagy Aguilera made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Sanchez had a slight advantage in power over Aguilera, with a 76% knock out percentage over Aguilera's 67%.
Frank Sanchez was the older man by 30 years, at 30 years old.
Sanchez had 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Frank Sanchez & Nagy Aguilera fought out of an orthodox stance.
Sanchez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 14 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 4 year and 10 months later than Aguilera, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 52 less professional rounds, 89 to Aguilera's 141.
Frank Sanchez went into the fight ranked number 14 by the WBA, 14 by the WBC and 6 by the WBO at heavyweight.
Sanchez vs Aguilera form
Sanchez remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Julian Fernandez on 19th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Alamodome, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Brian Howard on 7th November 2020 by knockout in the 4th round at Microsoft Theater, California.
Going into that contest, he had beat Joey Dawejko on 7th March 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
Before that, he had defeated Jack Mulowayi on 26th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Santander Arena, Reading.
He had won against Victor Bisbal on 31st August 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Minneapolis Armory, Minnesota.
Sanchez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
What time did Sanchez vs Aguilera start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST at AT&T Stadium, Texas, United States, which was around 1:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Sanchez vs Aguilera?
Frank Sanchez was a 1/50 (-4999) favourite going into the contest, while Nagy Aguilera made his way into the ring at 12/1 (+1200) with oddsmakers.