Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Ugas vs Dallas Jr?
Yordenis Ugas beat Mike Dallas Jr by technical knockout in the 7th round on Saturday 1st February 2020 at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Mississippi.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Yordenis Ugas.
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).
The undercard featured the clash of Rivera vs Maldonado Jr.
Ugas vs Dallas Jr stats
Yordenis Ugas stepped into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mike Dallas Jr made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 3 loses and 2 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Dallas Jr had a slight advantage in power over Ugas, with a 48% knock out percentage over Ugas' 46%.
Yordenis Ugas was the older man by 1 year, at 35 years old.
Both Yordenis Ugas & Mike Dallas Jr fought out of an orthodox stance.
Ugas' experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Dallas Jr's, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 year and 3 months later than Dallas Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 66 more professional rounds, 196 to Dallas Jr's 130.
Yordenis Ugas went into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBA and 3 by the WBC at welterweight.
Ugas vs Dallas Jr form
Ugas had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Mike Dallas Jr on 1st February 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Mississippi, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Omar Figueroa Jr on 20th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Shawn Porter on 9th March 2019 by split decision in their WBC World Welterweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.
Before that, he had won against Cesar Miguel Barrionuevo on 8th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
He had beat Jonathan Batista on 16th June 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas.
Ugas' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
What time did Ugas vs Dallas Jr start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 12:00 AM EST / 9:00 PM PST at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Mississippi, United States, which was around 5:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Ugas vs Dallas Jr?
Ugas vs Dallas Jr was broadcast on Fox Sport 1 in the US.
What were the odds on Ugas vs Dallas Jr?
Yordenis Ugas was a 3/100 (-3333) favourite going into the contest, while Mike Dallas Jr made his way into the ring at 9/1 (+900) with oddsmakers.