Valdez vs Sanchez Info
Oscar Valdez beat Jason Sanchez by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 8th June 2019 at Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Nevada.
The scorecards were announced as 118-109, 117-110, 118-109 in favor of winner Oscar Valdez.
The fight took place over rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
This contest was for the vacant WBO featherweight championship of the world.
Valdez vs Sanchez stats
Oscar Valdez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 25 wins, zero loses and draws, 20 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jason Sanchez made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 14 wins and draws, with 7 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Valdez had a large advantage in power over Sanchez, boosting at 80% knock out percentage over Sanchez's 50%.
Oscar Valdez was the older man by 4 years, at 29 years old.
Sanchez had a height advantage of 1 inch over Valdez.
Both Oscar Valdez & Jason Sanchez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Valdez was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 month earlier than Sanchez, who’s first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 71 more professional rounds, 158 to Sanchez's 87.
Jason Sanchez was ranked number 12 by the WBA and 11 by the WBO in the 126lb division.
Valdez vs Sanchez form
Valdez remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Jason Sanchez on 8th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat Scott Quigg on 10th March 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.
Before that, he had won against Genesis Servania on 22nd September 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at Convention Center, Tucson.
He had beat Miguel Marriaga on 22nd April 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.
Valdez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 1 month and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11 rounds on average.
Sanchez's last 0 fights had come over a period of , meaning he had been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of rounds, meaning that they had lasted NAN rounds on average.
What time did Valdez vs Sanchez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 pm EST / 8:00 pm PST at Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Nevada, United States, which was around 4:00 am BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Valdez vs Sanchez?
Valdez vs Sanchez was broadcast on ESPN in the US.