VS
Apr 20 2019
Saturday

Madison Square Garden, New York, United States

10 round contest @ Featherweight
10-0-0
UD 10

Score cards

  • 100-90
  • 99-91
  • 98-92
UD 10
24-1-0

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The tape

21
Age
24
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
68.1" / 173 cm
Reach
64.2" / 163 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKOTKOUDTKOTKO
Form
KOUDTKOTKOKO
10
Wins
24
6
By KO
16
60
KO%
67
0
Loses
1
0
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2013

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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The Ring
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3
WBA
-
7
WBC
15
6
WBO
3
8
IBF
12

Shakur Stevenson vs Christopher Diaz report


Who won Stevenson vs Diaz?

Shakur Stevenson beat Christopher Diaz by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday, April 20th, 2019, at Madison Square Garden, New York.

The scorecards were announced as 100-90, 99-91, 98-92 in favor of winner Shakur Stevenson.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 kg).

This fight appeared on the undercard of Terence Crawford beating Amir Khan for the WBO World Welterweight championship. Also on the undercard Teofimo Lopez beat Edis Tatli, and Felix Verdejo defeated Bryan Vasquez.

Stevenson vs Diaz stats

Back in April 2019, Shakur Stevenson stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 10 wins, zero losses, and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Christopher Diaz made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Diaz had a slight advantage in power over Stevenson, with a 67% knockout percentage compared to Stevenson's 60%.

Shakur Stevenson was the younger man by 3 years, at 21 years old.

Stevenson had a height advantage of 1 inch over Diaz. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Shakur Stevenson fought out of the southpaw stance, while Christopher Diaz was an orthodox fighter.

Stevenson was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2017, 3 years and 6 months later than Diaz, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 29 fewer professional rounds, totaling 145 compared to Diaz's 174.

Shakur Stevenson went into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA, 7 by the WBC, 6 by the WBO, and 8 by the IBF at featherweight.

Christopher Diaz was ranked number 15 by the WBC, 3 by the WBO, and 12 by the IBF in the 126lb division.

Stevenson vs Diaz form

Stevenson remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Jessie Cris Rosales on January 18, 2019, by technical knockout in the 4th round at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York, United States.

Prior to that, he had won against Viorel Simion on October 13, 2018, by technical knockout in the 1st round at CHI Health Center, Nebraska.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Carlos Ruiz on August 18, 2018, by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Ocean Resort Casino, New Jersey.

Before that, he had defeated Aelio Mesquita on June 9, 2018, by technical knockout in the 2nd round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

He had won against Roxberg Patrick Riley on April 28, 2018, by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Liacouras Center, Pennsylvania.

Christopher Diaz had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated David Berna on November 24, 2018, by knockout in the 1st round at Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Prior to that, he had been beaten by Masayuki Ito on July 28, 2018, by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Kissimmee, Florida, United States.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Braulio Rodriguez on March 17, 2018, by technical knockout in the 4th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Before that, he had beaten Casey Ramos on December 9, 2017, by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Madison Square Garden, New York.

He had won against Jose Estrella on April 21, 2017, by knockout in the 3rd round at Osceola Heritage Center, Florida.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Shakur Stevenson had been fighting more than Christopher Diaz.

Going into this contest, Shakur Stevenson had last fought 3 months and 2 days ago, while Christopher Diaz's last outing had been 4 months and 27 days ago.

Stevenson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 11 months and 23 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 2 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

Diaz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 23 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.6 rounds on average.

What time did Stevenson vs Diaz start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States, which was around 2:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Stevenson vs Diaz?

Stevenson vs Diaz was broadcast on ESPN PPV in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by BT Sport Box Office.

What were the odds on Stevenson vs Diaz?

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