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Who won Taduran vs Cuarto?
Rene Mark Cuarto beat Pedro Taduran by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 27th February 2021 at Bula Gym in Cotabato del Sur.
The scorecards were announced as 113-115, 113-115, 113-115 in favor of winner Rene Mark Cuarto.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds .
This contest was for the IBF championship of the world.
Taduran vs Cuarto stats
Pedro Taduran stepped into the ring with a record of 14 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Rene Mark Cuarto made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 2 loses and 2 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Taduran had advantage in power over Cuarto, with a 79% knock out percentage over Cuarto's 61%.
Pedro Taduran was the older man by 24 years, at 24 years old.
Taduran had a height advantage of 2 inches over Cuarto.
Pedro Taduran fought out of the southpaw stance, while Rene Mark Cuarto was an orthodox fighter.
Taduran was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 10 months later than Cuarto, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 48 less professional rounds, 85 to Cuarto's 133.
Taduran vs Cuarto form
Pedro Taduran had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had drawn with Daniel Valladares on 1st February 2020 by technical draw in their 12 round contest in their IBF World Minimumweight championship fight at Jardin Cerveza Expo, Nuevo León, Mexico.
Previous to that, he had won against Samuel Salva on 7th September 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their IBF World Minimumweight championship fight at Jurado Hall of the Philippine Marine Corp, Barangay Fort Bonifac, Metro Manila, Philippines.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jeffrey Galero on 8th December 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Santa Barbara, Pangasinan.
Before that, he had been beaten by Wanheng Menayothin on 29th August 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Minimumweight championship fight at Nakhon Sawan, Thailand.
He had defeated Jerry Tomogdan on 27th January 2018 by knockout in the 5th round at Barangay Aglayan, Bukidnon, Philippines.
Taduran's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 9 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
What time did Taduran vs Cuarto start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM UTC at Bula Gym, Cotabato del Sur, Philippines, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 PM GMT in the UK.
What were the odds on Taduran vs Cuarto?
Pedro Taduran was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Rene Mark Cuarto made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.