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Jose Valenzuela vs Nelson Hampton report
Who won Valenzuela vs Hampton?
Jose Valenzuela beat Nelson Hampton by knockout in the 1st round on Saturday 15th May 2021 at Dignity Health Sports Park in California.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
Valenzuela vs Hampton stats
Jose Valenzuela stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 7 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Nelson Hampton made his way to the ring with a record of 7 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested that Valenzuela and Hampton have similar power, both with a 57% knock out percentage.
Jose Valenzuela was the older man by 23 years, at 23 years old.
Hampton had a height advantage of 1 inch over Valenzuela.
Both Jose Valenzuela & Nelson Hampton fought out of an orthodox stance.
Valenzuela was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2018, 1 year later than Hampton, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 15 more professional rounds, 55 to Hampton's 40.
Valenzuela vs Hampton form
Valenzuela had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to 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 won against Francisco Vargas on 16th April 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at AT&T Stadium, Texas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Austin Dulay on 18th December 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Armory, Minnesota.
Before that, he had defeated Deiner Berrio on 18th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Mechanics Bank Arena, California.
He had won against Donte Strayhorn on 21st August 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada.
Valenzuela's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.4 rounds on average.
What time did Valenzuela vs Hampton start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Valenzuela vs Hampton?
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