Valdez vs Velez

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  • Valdez vs Velez
  • 27-0-0 29-6-1
  • TKO 10 TKO 10
  • Score Cards 89-80, 85-84, 88-81
  • Tuesday 21st July 2020
  • The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, USA
  • 10 Round Contest @ Super Featherweight
  • Tape
  • 29 age 32
  • 5' 5" / 166cm height 5' 9" / 174cm
  • 66.1" / 168cm reach 70.1" / 178cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • tape record
  • UD KO UD UD UD < form TKO TKO KO UD TKO <
  • 27 wins 29
  • 21 by ko 21
  • 78% Ko% 72%
  • 0 Losses 6
  • 0 draws 1
  • 2012 Debut 2007
  • tape rankings @ Super Featherweight
  • The Ring
  • WBA
  • 1 WBC
  • 2 WBO
  • IBF

Valdez vs Velez Info

Oscar Valdez beat Jayson Velez by technical knockout in the 10th round on Tuesday 21st July 2020 at The Bubble, MGM Grand in Nevada.

The fight took place over rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).

Valdez vs Velez stats

Oscar Valdez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 27 wins, zero loses and draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Jayson Velez made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, with 21 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Valdez had a slight advantage in power over Velez, with a 78% knock out percentage over Velez's 72%.

Oscar Valdez was the younger man by 3 years, at 29 years old.

Velez had a height advantage of 4 inches over Valdez. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Both Oscar Valdez & Jayson Velez fought out of an orthodox stance.

Valdez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 5 year later than Velez, who’s first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 67 less professional rounds, 158 to Velez's 225.

Oscar Valdez went into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBC and 2 by the WBO in the 130lb division.

Valdez vs Velez form

Valdez remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, 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, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against 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 defeated Genesis Servania on 22nd September 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at Convention Center, Tucson.

He had won against Miguel Marriaga on 22nd April 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.

Velez had lost to all of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Jaime Arboleda on 8th February 2020 by split decision in their WBA World Super Featherweight eliminator fight at PPL Center, Pennsylvania, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Ryan Garcia on 4th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at StubHub Center, Carson.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Rene Alvarado on 15th July 2016 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio.

Before that, he had been beaten by Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz on 26th March 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Oracle Arena, Oakland.

He had lost to Ronny Rios on 21st November 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Events Center, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Oscar Valdez had been fighting more than Jayson Velez.

Going to this contest, Oscar Valdez had last fought 1 year 3 months and 18 days ago, while Jayson Velez's last outing had been 7 months and 18 days ago.

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.

Velez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years 2 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.4 rounds on average.

What time did Valdez vs Velez start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 pm EST / 8:00 pm PST at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States, which was around 4:00 am BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Valdez vs Velez?

Valdez vs Velez was broadcast on ESPN in the US.

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