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Who won Tanajara vs Zepeda?
William Zepeda beat Hector Tanajara by on Friday 9th July 2021 at Banc of California Stadium in California.
The scorecards were announced as 55-59, 56-59, 55-59 in favor of winner William Zepeda.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Gilberto Ramirez beating Sullivan Barrera. Also, on the undercard Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz beat Javier Fortuna for the WBC Interim World Lightweight belt and Tenkai Tsunami was overcome by Seniesa Estrada.
Tanajara vs Zepeda stats
Hector Tanajara stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 19 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
William Zepeda made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 22 wins and 0 draws, with 20 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Zepeda had a massive power advantage over Tanajara, boosting at 91% knock out percentage over Tanajara's 26%.
Hector Tanajara was the younger man by 1 year, at 24 years old.
Tanajara had a height advantage of 1 inch over Zepeda. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Hector Tanajara fought out of the orthodox stance, while William Zepeda was a southpaw.
Tanajara's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Zepeda's, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 months earlier than Zepeda, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 14 more professional rounds, 109 to Zepeda's 95.
William Zepeda was ranked number 13 by the WBO in the 135lb division.
What time did Tanajara vs Zepeda start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Banc of California Stadium, California, United States, which was around 2:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Tanajara vs Zepeda?
Hector Tanajara was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while William Zepeda made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.