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Who won Soto vs Gonzalez?
Jonathan Gonzalez beat Elwin Soto by split decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 16th October 2021 at Chukchansi Park in California.
The scorecards were announced as 112-116, 116-112, 112-116 in favor of winner Jonathan Gonzalez.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Soto vs Gonzalez division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
This contest was for the WBO soto vs gonzalez championship of the world.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Mikey Garcia losing to Sandor Martin. Also, on the undercard Jesse Rodriguez beat Jose Alejandro Burgos.
Soto vs Gonzalez stats
Elwin Soto stepped into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jonathan Gonzalez made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Soto had a slight advantage in power over Gonzalez, with a 68% knock out percentage over Gonzalez's 58%.
Elwin Soto was the older man by 24 years, at 24 years old.
Soto had a height advantage of 1 inch over Gonzalez.
Elwin Soto fought out of the orthodox stance, while Jonathan Gonzalez was a southpaw.
Soto was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 5 year and 6 months later than Gonzalez, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 49 less professional rounds, 114 to Gonzalez's 163.
Soto vs Gonzalez form
Soto 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 beat Katsunari Takayama on 8th May 2021 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Junior Flyweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Arlington, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Carlos Buitrago on 30th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Flyweight championship fight at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Going into that contest, he had won against Javier Alejandro Rendon on 15th February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Auditorio del Estado, Baja California, Mexico.
Before that, he had beat Edward Heno on 24th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Flyweight championship fight at Fantasy Springs Casino, California, United States.
He had defeated Angel Acosta on 21st June 2019 by knockout in the 12th round in their WBO World Junior Flyweight championship fight at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Soto's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
Gonzalez's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.3 rounds on average.
What time did Soto vs Gonzalez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Chukchansi Park, California, United States, which was around 2:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Soto vs Gonzalez?
Elwin Soto was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Jonathan Gonzalez made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.