Pomona, California, United States
Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Sandoval vs Ortiz?
Ricardo Rafael Sandoval beat Jerson Ortiz by knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 18th February 2023 at Pomona in California.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 112 pounds (8 stone or 50.8 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Luis Nery beating Azat Hovhannisyan. Also, on the undercard Shane Mosley Jr beat Mario Alberto Lozano.
Sandoval vs Ortiz stats
Back in February 2023, Ricardo Rafael Sandoval stepped into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.
Jerson Ortiz made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws.
Ricardo Rafael Sandoval was the younger man by 5 years, at 24 years old.
Both Ricardo Rafael Sandoval & Jerson Ortiz fought out of an orthodox stance.
Sandoval was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 3 year and 6 months later than Ortiz, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 14 more professional rounds, 127 to Ortiz's 113.
Ricardo Rafael Sandoval went into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBA and 6 by the WBC at flyweight.
Sandoval vs Ortiz form
Ricardo Rafael Sandoval had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to David Jimenez on 16th July 2022 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Crypto.com Arena, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Jay Harris on 25th June 2021 by knockout in the 8th round in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Bolton Whites Hotel (formerly De Vere Whites), Lancashire, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had won against Raymond Tabugon on 6th February 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California, United States.
Before that, he had beat Gilbert Gonzalez on 16th November 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Plaza De Toros, Guanajuato, Mexico.
He had defeated Marco Sustaita on 18th July 2019 by knockout in the 5th round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California, United States.
Sandoval's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 7 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
What time did Sandoval vs Ortiz start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Pomona, California, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.
What were the odds on Sandoval vs Ortiz?
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