Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Stevenson vs Rosales?
Shakur Stevenson beat Jessie Cris Rosales by technical knockout in the 4th round on Friday 18th January 2019 at Turning Stone Resort & Casino in New York.
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 Bryant Jennings' and Oscar Rivas' clash.
Stevenson vs Rosales stats
Shakur Stevenson stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 9 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jessie Cris Rosales made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Stevenson had advantage in power over Rosales, with a 56% knock out percentage over Rosales' 45%.
Shakur Stevenson was the younger man by 5 years, at 25 years old.
Rosales had a height advantage of 1 inch over Stevenson.
Both Shakur Stevenson & Jessie Cris Rosales fought out of an orthodox stance.
Stevenson was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 8 year and 7 months later than Rosales, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 1 less professional rounds, 115 to Rosales' 116.
Shakur Stevenson went into the fight ranked number 15 by the WBC and 11 by the IBF at featherweight.
Stevenson vs Rosales form
Stevenson remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Viorel Simion on 13th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round at CHI Health Center, Nebraska, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Carlos Ruiz on 18th August 2018 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Ocean Resort Casino, New Jersey.
Going into that contest, he had beat Aelio Mesquita on 9th June 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Roxberg Patrick Riley on 28th April 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Liacouras Center, Pennsylvania.
He had won against Juan Tapia on 16th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Grand Sierra Resort and Casino, Grand Theatre, Nevada.
Stevenson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.2 rounds on average.
What time did Stevenson vs Rosales start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Stevenson vs Rosales?
Stevenson vs Rosales was broadcast on ESPN+ in the US.
What were the odds on Stevenson vs Rosales?
Shakur Stevenson was a 1/50 (-4999) favourite going into the contest, while Jessie Cris Rosales made his way into the ring at 12/1 (+1200) with oddsmakers.