Convention Center, Tucson, United States
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Who won Valdez vs Servania?
Oscar Valdez beat Genesis Servania by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Friday 22nd September 2017 at Convention Center in Tucson.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Oscar Valdez.
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 Servania stats
Back in September 2017, Oscar Valdez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 22 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Genesis Servania made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 29 wins and 0 draws.
Oscar Valdez was the older man by 1 year, at 27 years old.
Servania had a height advantage of 2 inches over Valdez.
Both Oscar Valdez & Genesis Servania fought out of an orthodox stance.
Valdez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 year and 8 months later than Servania, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 34 less professional rounds, 214 to Servania's 248.
Genesis Servania was ranked number 4 by the WBO in the 126lb division.
Valdez vs Servania form
Valdez had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Miguel Marriaga on 22nd April 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Hiroshige Osawa on 5th November 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Matias Carlos Adrian Rueda on 23rd July 2016 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Evgeny Gradovich on 9th April 2016 by technical knockout in the 4th round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
He had won against Ernie Sanchez on 12th December 2015 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Convention Center, Tucson.
Valdez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.6 rounds on average.
What time did Valdez vs Servania start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Convention Center, Tucson, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Valdez vs Servania?
Oscar Valdez was a 7/100 (-1400) favourite going into the contest, while Genesis Servania made his way into the ring at 13/2 (+650) with oddsmakers.