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Who won Valenzuela vs Colbert?
Chris Colbert beat Jose Valenzuela by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 25th March 2023 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 94-95, 94-95, 94-95 in favor of winner Chris Colbert.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Caleb Plant losing to David Benavidez for the WBC World Super Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard Jesus Ramos beat Joseph Spencer and Cody Crowley defeated Abel Ramos for the WBC World Welterweight title.
Valenzuela vs Colbert stats
Back in March 2023, Jose Valenzuela stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Chris Colbert made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Valenzuela had a large advantage in power over Colbert, boosting at 67% knock out percentage over Colbert's 38%.
Jose Valenzuela was the younger man by 3 years, at 24 years old.
Colbert had 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Jose Valenzuela & Chris Colbert fought out of an orthodox stance.
Valenzuela was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2018, 3 year and 3 months later than Colbert, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 72 less professional rounds, 55 to Colbert's 127.
Valenzuela vs Colbert form
Valenzuela had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Edwin De Los Santos on 4th September 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Francisco Vargas on 16th April 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at AT&T Stadium, Texas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Austin Dulay on 18th December 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Armory, Minnesota.
Before that, he had beat Deiner Berrio on 18th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Mechanics Bank Arena, California.
He had defeated Donte Strayhorn on 21st August 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada.
Colbert had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Hector Luis Garcia on 26th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Tugstsogt Nyambayar on 3rd July 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Jaime Arboleda on 12th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA Interim World Super Featherweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
Before that, he had beat Jezreel Corrales on 18th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Super Featherweight championship fight at Liacouras Center, Pennsylvania.
He had won against Miguel Beltran Jr on 21st September 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Rabobank Theater, California.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jose Valenzuela had been fighting more than Chris Colbert.
Going to this contest, Jose Valenzuela had last fought 6 months and 21 days ago, while Chris Colbert's last outing had been 1 year and 27 days ago.
Valenzuela's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.4 rounds on average.
Colbert's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
What time did Valenzuela vs Colbert start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 2:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Valenzuela vs Colbert?
Jose Valenzuela was a 11/10 (+110) underdog going into the contest, while Chris Colbert made his way into the ring at 4/5 (-130) with oddsmakers.
|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Jose Valenzuela - KO||50%|
|Chris Colbert - Decision||50%|
Based on 2 Predictions