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Who won Schofield vs Mercado?
Floyd Schofield beat Alberto Mercado by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 28th January 2023 at YouTube Theater in Inglewood.
The scorecards were announced as 100-89, 100-89, 100-89 in favor of winner Floyd Schofield.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Alexis Rocha beating George Ashie. Also, on the undercard Oscar Collazo beat Yudel Reyes for the WBO World Junior Flyweight belt and Bektemir Melikuziev defeated Ulises Sierra.
Schofield vs Mercado stats
Back in January 2023, Floyd Schofield stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 12 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Alberto Mercado made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw.
Floyd Schofield was the younger man by 14 years, at 21 years old.
Mercado had a height advantage of 2 inches over Schofield.
Floyd Schofield fought out of the orthodox stance, while Alberto Mercado was a southpaw.
Schofield was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2021, 10 year and 9 months later than Mercado, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 89 less professional rounds, 60 to Mercado's 149.
Floyd Schofield went into the fight ranked number 10 by the WBA at lightweight.
Schofield vs Mercado form
Schofield remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Daniel Rosas on 20th October 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Rodrigo Guerrero on 11th August 2022 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Dickies Arena, Fort Worth.
Going into that contest, he had won against Juan Antonio Lopez on 21st May 2022 by knockout in the 6th round at Davies Boxing and Fitness, San Antonio.
Before that, he had beat Julio Sanchez on 26th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Davies Boxing and Fitness, San Antonio.
He had defeated Pedro Vicente Scharbaai on 22nd October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Davies Boxing and Fitness, San Antonio.
Schofield's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 3 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.2 rounds on average.
Mercado's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
What time did Schofield vs Mercado start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at YouTube Theater, Inglewood, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Schofield vs Mercado?
Floyd Schofield was a 1/20 (-2000) favourite going into the contest, while Alberto Mercado made his way into the ring at 9/1 (+900) with oddsmakers.
|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Floyd Schofield - KO||100%|
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