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Who won Sanchez vs Alexander?
Frank Sanchez beat Scott Alexander by technical knockout in the 4th round on Saturday 30th September 2023 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 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 Canelo Alvarez beating Jermell Charlo for the IBF World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight, WBC World Super Middleweight and WBO World Super Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard Oleksandr Gvozdyk beat Isaac Rodrigues, Yordenis Ugas was overcome by Mario Barrios for the WBC Interim World Welterweight title, Jesus Ramos was defeated by Erickson Lubin and Elijah Garcia beat Jose Armando Resendiz.
Sanchez vs Alexander stats
Back in September 2023, Frank Sanchez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 22 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Scott Alexander made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 5 loses and 2 draws.
Frank Sanchez was the younger man by 3 years, at 31 years old.
Sanchez had a height advantage of 1 inch over Alexander. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Frank Sanchez & Scott Alexander fought out of an orthodox stance.
Sanchez was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 8 year and 3 months later than Alexander, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 1 more professional rounds, 103 to Alexander's 102.
Frank Sanchez went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBC, 3 by the WBO and 5 by the IBF at heavyweight.
Sanchez vs Alexander form
Sanchez remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Daniel Martz on 8th April 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Carlos Negron on 15th October 2022 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Barclays Center, Brooklyn.
Going into that contest, he had won against Christian Hammer on 1st January 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida.
Before that, he had beat Efe Ajagba on 9th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada.
He had defeated Nagy Aguilera on 8th May 2021 by technical decision in their 6 round contest at AT&T Stadium, Texas.
Sanchez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
What time did Sanchez vs Alexander start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 6:30 PM EST / 3:30 PM PST at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 11:30 PM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Sanchez vs Alexander?
Frank Sanchez was a 1/200 (-10000) favourite going into the contest, while Scott Alexander made his way into the ring at 10/1 (+1000) with oddsmakers.