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Who won Teixeira vs Cuesta?
Paul Valenzuela Jr beat Patrick Teixeira by on Saturday 9th April 2022 at Alamodome in Texas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Paul Valenzuela Jr.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Ryan Garcia beating Emmanuel Tagoe. Also, on the undercard Marlen Esparza beat Naoko Fujioka, Gabriel Rosado was overcome by Shane Mosley Jr and Azat Hovhannisyan was victorious over Dagoberto Aguero.
Teixeira vs Cuesta stats
Patrick Teixeira stepped into the ring with a record of 31 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Paul Valenzuela Jr made his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, with 17 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Teixeira had a slight advantage in power over Valenzuela Jr, with a 71% knock out percentage over Valenzuela Jr's 63%.
Patrick Teixeira was the younger man by 4 years, at 31 years old.
Teixeira had a height advantage of 2 inches over Valenzuela Jr. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Patrick Teixeira fought out of the southpaw stance, while Paul Valenzuela Jr was an orthodox fighter.
Teixeira was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 2 years and 11 months earlier than Valenzuela Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 20 less professional rounds, 153 to Valenzuela Jr's 173.
Teixeira vs Cuesta form
Patrick Teixeira had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Brian Carlos Castano on 13th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Fantasy Springs Casino, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Carlos Adames on 30th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO Interim World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had won against Nathaniel Gallimore on 1st September 2018 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Before that, he had beat Davi Eliasquevici on 7th April 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Jundiaí, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
He had defeated Andrew Hernandez on 29th July 2017 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Casino Del Sol, Arizona, United States.
Teixeira's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
Valenzuela Jr's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.7 rounds on average.
What time did Teixeira vs Cuesta start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST at Alamodome, Texas, United States, which was around 1:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Teixeira vs Cuesta?
Patrick Teixeira was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Paul Valenzuela Jr made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.