MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States
Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Valdez vs Rueda?
Oscar Valdez beat Matias Carlos Adrian Rueda by technical knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 23rd July 2016 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
This contest was for the WBO featherweight championship of the world.
Valdez vs Rueda stats
Back in July 2016, Oscar Valdez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 19 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Matias Carlos Adrian Rueda made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 26 wins and 0 draws, with 23 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Valdez had a slight advantage in power over Rueda, with a 89% knock out percentage over Rueda's 88%.
Oscar Valdez was the younger man by 2 years, at 26 years old.
Rueda had a height advantage of 1 inch over Valdez. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Oscar Valdez & Matias Carlos Adrian Rueda fought out of an orthodox stance.
Valdez's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Rueda's, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 10 months later than Rueda, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 52 more professional rounds, 214 to Rueda's 162.
Valdez's last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.5 rounds on average.
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