Stevenson vs Gonzalez Info
Shakur Stevenson beat Joet Gonzalez by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 26th October 2019 at Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Nevada.
The scorecards were announced as 119-109, 119-109, 119-109 in favor of winner Shakur Stevenson.
The fight took place over rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
This contest was for the vacant WBO featherweight championship of the world.
Stevenson vs Gonzalez stats
Shakur Stevenson stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 12 wins, zero loses and draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Joet Gonzalez made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 23 wins and draws, with 14 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Gonzalez had a slight advantage in power over Stevenson, with a 61% knock out percentage over Stevenson's 58%.
Shakur Stevenson was the younger man by 3 years, at 23 years old.
Stevenson had a height advantage of 1 inch over Gonzalez.
Both Shakur Stevenson & Joet Gonzalez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Stevenson was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 4 year and 9 months later than Gonzalez, who’s first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 48 less professional rounds, 71 to Gonzalez's 119.
Shakur Stevenson went into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBO in the 126lb division.
Joet Gonzalez was ranked number 2 by the WBO in the 126lb division.
Stevenson vs Gonzalez form
Stevenson remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Alberto Guevara on 13th July 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Prudential Center, New Jersey, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Christopher Diaz on 20th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jessie Cris Rosales on 18th January 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York.
Before that, he had defeated Viorel Simion on 13th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round at CHI Health Center, Nebraska.
He had won against Carlos Ruiz on 18th August 2018 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Ocean Resort Casino, New Jersey.
Joet Gonzalez had stopped all of his last 4 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Manuel Avila on 13th July 2019 by knockout in the 6th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Rodrigo Guerrero on 30th March 2019 by knockout at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Going into that contest, he had beat Javier Gallo on 8th December 2018 by knockout at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Before that, he had won against Rolando Magbanua on 22nd March 2018 by knockout at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Stevenson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 10 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.2 rounds on average.
Gonzalez's last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year 3 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.5 rounds on average.
What time did Stevenson vs Gonzalez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 pm EST / 8:00 pm PST at Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Nevada, United States, which was around 3:00 am GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Stevenson vs Gonzalez?
Stevenson vs Gonzalez was broadcast on ESPN+ in the US.