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Who won Vazquez vs Flores?
Miguel Vazquez beat Oliver Flores by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 2nd October 2021 at Verite Social Venue in Nuevo León.
The scorecards were announced as 99-91, 98-92, 96-94 in favor of winner Miguel Vazquez.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
Vazquez vs Flores stats
Miguel Vazquez stepped into the ring with a record of 43 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Oliver Flores made his way to the ring with a record of 30 wins, 3 loses and 2 draws, with 19 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Flores had a large advantage in power over Vazquez, boosting at 63% knock out percentage over Vazquez's 40%.
Miguel Vazquez was the older man by 4 years, at 34 years old.
Vazquez had a height advantage of 3 inches over Flores. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Miguel Vazquez fought out of the orthodox stance, while Oliver Flores was a southpaw.
Vazquez was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 18 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 10 months earlier than Flores, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 210 more professional rounds, 399 to Flores' 189.
Oliver Flores was ranked number 10 by the WBA in the 140lb division.
Vazquez vs Flores form
Vazquez had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Ohara Davies on 28th June 2019 by points in the 10th round at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Thulani Mbenge on 8th December 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Emperors Palace, Gauteng, South Africa.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Josh Taylor on 11th November 2017 by knockout in the 9th round at Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had defeated Daniel Ruiz on 2nd September 2017 by knockout in the 4th round at Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, Mexico.
He had beat Javier Mercado on 1st July 2017 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Arena Chololo Larios, Jalisco.
Vazquez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.2 rounds on average.
Flores' last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 9 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 10 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.5 rounds on average.
What time did Vazquez vs Flores start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 2:00 AM UTC at Verite Social Venue, Nuevo León, Mexico, which was 10:00 PM EST or 7:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Vazquez vs Flores?
The fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.
What were the odds on Vazquez vs Flores?
Miguel Vazquez was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Oliver Flores made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.