VS
Dec 23 2023
Saturday

Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

10 round contest @ Heavyweight
23-0-0
TKO 7
TKO 7
20-2-0

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The tape

31
Age
34
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 5" / 196 cm
78" / 198 cm
Reach
80.3" / 204 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

RTDKOTKOUDUD
Form
KOTKOUDUDUD
23
Wins
20
0
By KO
0
0
KO%
0
0
Loses
2
0
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2016

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

9
The Ring
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8
WBA
10
4
WBC
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4
WBO
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6
IBF
-

Frank Sanchez vs Junior Fa report


Who won Sanchez vs Fa?

Frank Sanchez beat Junior Fa by technical knockout in the 7th round on Saturday, December 23rd, 2023, at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh.

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 Anthony Joshua beating Otto Wallin. Also on the undercard Deontay Wilder lost to Joseph Parker, Dmitry Bivol defeated Lyndon Arthur for the WBA Super World Light Heavyweight title, Daniel Dubois was victorious over Jarrell Miller, Jai Opetaia beat Ellis Zorro for the The Ring Cruiserweight championship, Filip Hrgovic defeated Mark de Mori, and Arslanbek Makhmudov was defeated by Agit Kabayel.

Sanchez vs Fa stats

Back in December 2023, Frank Sanchez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 23 wins, zero losses, and 0 draws.

Junior Fa made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws.

Frank Sanchez was the younger man by 3 years, at 31 years old.

Fa had a height advantage of 1 inch over Sanchez. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Frank Sanchez and Junior Fa fought out of an orthodox stance.

Sanchez was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2017, 1 year and 7 months later than Fa, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 14 more professional rounds, totaling 117 compared to Fa's 103.

Frank Sanchez went into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBA, 4 by the WBC, 4 by the WBO, and 6 by the IBF at heavyweight.

Junior Fa was ranked number 10 by the WBA in the Heavyweight division.

Sanchez vs Fa form

Sanchez had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Scott Alexander on September 30, 2023, by technical knockout in the 4th round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Daniel Martz on April 8, 2023, by knockout in the 1st round at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Carlos Negron on October 15, 2022, by technical knockout in the 9th round at Barclays Center, Brooklyn.

Before that, he had won against Christian Hammer on January 1, 2022, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida.

He had beaten Efe Ajagba on October 9, 2021, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada.

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

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Lucas Browne on June 5, 2022, by knockout in the 1st round at Marvel Stadium, Victoria, Australia.

Prior to that, he had been beaten by Joseph Parker on February 27, 2021, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Devin Vargas on November 15, 2019, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Salt Palace, Utah, United States.

Before that, he had won against Dominick Guinn on June 28, 2019, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Pechanga Resort & Casino, California.

He had defeated Newfel Ouatah on March 2, 2019, by technical knockout in the 1st round at Voinovich Center, Ohio.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Frank Sanchez had been fighting more than Junior Fa.

Going into this contest, Frank Sanchez had last fought 2 months and 23 days ago, while Junior Fa's last outing had been 1 year, 6 months and 18 days ago.

Sanchez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 14 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 5 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 rounds on average.

Fa's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 rounds on average.

What time did Sanchez vs Fa start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 4:40 PM UTC at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, which was 11:40 AM EST or 8:40 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 4:40 PM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Sanchez vs Fa?

Sanchez vs Fa was broadcast on DAZN PPV in both the United States and the UK.

What were the odds on Sanchez vs Fa?

Frank Sanchez was a 1/33 (-3300) favorite going into the contest, while Junior Fa made his way into the ring at 10/1 (+1000) with oddsmakers.

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