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Who won Valdez vs Conceicao?
Oscar Valdez beat Robson Conceicao by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Friday 10th September 2021 at Casino Del Sol in Arizona.
The scorecards were announced as 117-110, 115-112, 115-112 in favor of winner Oscar Valdez.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
This contest was for the WBC super featherweight championship of the world.
Also, on the undercard Gabriel Flores Jr lost to Luis Alberto Lopez and Junto Nakatani defeated Angel Acosta for the WBO World Flyweight belt.
Valdez vs Conceicao stats
Oscar Valdez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 29 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 23 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Robson Conceicao made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 16 wins and 0 draws, with 8 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Valdez had a large advantage in power over Conceicao, boosting at 79% knock out percentage over Conceicao's 50%.
Oscar Valdez was the older man by 30 years, at 30 years old.
Conceicao had a height advantage of 5 inches over Valdez. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Oscar Valdez & Robson Conceicao fought out of an orthodox stance.
Valdez was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 8 year and 10 months later than Conceicao, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 87 more professional rounds, 180 to Conceicao's 93.
Robson Conceicao was ranked number 15 by the WBC in the 130lb division.
Valdez vs Conceicao form
Valdez remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Miguel Berchelt on 20th February 2021 by knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Super Featherweight championship fight at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jayson Velez on 21st July 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had beat Adam Lopez on 30th November 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada.
Before that, he had won against Jason Sanchez on 8th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Nevada.
He had beat Carmine Tommasone on 2nd February 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas.
Valdez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
What time did Valdez vs Conceicao start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Casino Del Sol, Arizona, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Valdez vs Conceicao?
Oscar Valdez was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Robson Conceicao made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.