Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Santillan vs Avila?
Giovani Santillan beat Julio Luna Avila by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 20th August 2022 at Pechanga Arena in California.
The scorecards were announced as 100-90, 96-94, 100-90 in favor of winner Giovani Santillan.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Emanuel Navarrete beating Eduardo Baez for the WBO World Featherweight championship. Also, on the undercard Nico Ali Walsh beat Reyes Sanchez.
Santillan vs Avila stats
Back in August 2022, Giovani Santillan stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 29 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Julio Luna Avila made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 19 wins and 2 draws.
Giovani Santillan was the older man by 7 years, at 31 years old.
Avila had a height advantage of 3 inches over Santillan.
Giovani Santillan fought out of the southpaw stance, while Julio Luna Avila was an orthodox fighter.
Santillan was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 years and 7 months earlier than Avila, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 42 more professional rounds, 166 to Avila's 124.
Giovani Santillan went into the fight ranked number 12 by the WBO at welterweight.
Santillan vs Avila form
Santillan remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Jeovanis Barraza on 9th April 2022 by knockout in the 7th round at The Hangar, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Angel Ruiz on 15th October 2021 by unanimous decision at Pechanga Arena, California.
Going into that contest, he had won against Cecil McCalla on 26th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Nevada.
Before that, he had beat Antonio DeMarco on 16th June 2020 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
He had defeated Wilfrido Buelvas on 22nd November 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at DoubleTree Hotel, California.
Santillan's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 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 Santillan vs Avila start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Pechanga Arena, California, United States, which was around 2:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Santillan vs Avila?
Santillan vs Avila was broadcast on ESPN in the US.
What were the odds on Santillan vs Avila?
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