Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Tellez vs Melendez?
Luis Melendez beat Rene Tellez Giron by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest on Saturday 29th January 2022 at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Oklahoma.
The scorecards were announced as 74-78, 75-77, 74-78 in favor of winner Luis Melendez.
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 Robson Conceicao's and Xavier Martinez's clash.
Tellez vs Melendez stats
Rene Tellez Giron stepped into the ring with a record of 16 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Luis Melendez made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 18 wins and 0 draws, with 7 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Giron had a large advantage in power over Melendez, boosting at 63% knock out percentage over Melendez's 39%.
Rene Tellez Giron was the older man by 23 years, at 23 years old.
Melendez had a height advantage of 5 inches over Giron. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Both Rene Tellez Giron & Luis Melendez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Giron was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 years and 8 months earlier than Melendez, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 36 more professional rounds, 89 to Melendez's 53.
What time did Tellez vs Melendez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Oklahoma, United States, which was around 2:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Tellez vs Melendez?
Rene Tellez Giron was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Luis Melendez made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.