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Who won Ugas vs Barrios?
Mario Barrios beat Yordenis Ugas by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 30th September 2023 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 108-117, 107-118, 107-118 in favor of winner Mario Barrios.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
This contest was for the WBC welterweight championship of the world.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Canelo Alvarez beating Jermell Charlo for the IBF World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight, WBC World Super Middleweight and WBO World Super Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard Oleksandr Gvozdyk beat Isaac Rodrigues, Jesus Ramos was overcome by Erickson Lubin, Elijah Garcia was victorious over Jose Armando Resendiz and Frank Sanchez beat Scott Alexander.
Ugas vs Barrios stats
Back in September 2023, Yordenis Ugas stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws.
Mario Barrios made his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.
Yordenis Ugas was the older man by 9 years, at 37 years old.
Barrios had a height advantage of 1 inch over Ugas. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Yordenis Ugas & Mario Barrios fought out of an orthodox stance.
Ugas was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 3 years and 4 months earlier than Barrios, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 56 more professional rounds, 230 to Barrios' 174.
Yordenis Ugas went into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBC at welterweight.
Mario Barrios was ranked number 4 by the WBC in the 147lb division.
Ugas vs Barrios form
Ugas had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Errol Spence Jr on 16th April 2022 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA Super World Welterweight, WBC World Welterweight and IBF World Welterweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Arlington, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Manny Pacquiao on 21st August 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Welterweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Abel Ramos on 6th September 2020 by split decision in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Microsoft Theater, California.
Before that, he had defeated Mike Dallas Jr on 1st February 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Mississippi.
He had won against Omar Figueroa Jr on 20th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Barrios had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Jovanie Santiago on 11th February 2023 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Alamodome, San Antonio, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Keith Thurman on 5th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight eliminator fight at Michelob Ultra Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis on 26th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at State Farm Arena, Atlanta.
Before that, he had defeated Ryan Karl on 31st October 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas.
He had beat Batyr Akhmedov on 28th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Mario Barrios had been fighting more than Yordenis Ugas.
Going to this contest, Yordenis Ugas had last fought 1 year, 5 months and 14 days ago, while Mario Barrios' last outing had been 7 months and 19 days ago.
Ugas' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.6 rounds on average.
Barrios' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
What time did Ugas vs Barrios start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Ugas vs Barrios?
Yordenis Ugas was a 4/9 (-230) favourite going into the contest, while Mario Barrios made his way into the ring at 7/4 (+180) with oddsmakers.
|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Mario Barrios - KO||42.86%|
|Mario Barrios - Decision||42.86%|
|Yordenis Ugas - KO||14.29%|
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