Selbourne Park, East London, South Africa
Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Vetyeka vs Puente?
Simpiwe Vetyeka beat Rodolfo Puente by knockout in the 4th round on Saturday 28th November 2015 at Selbourne Park in East London.
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).
Also, on the undercard Gabriel Rosado was victorious over Luis Arias and Brandon Rios beat Ramon Alvarez.
Vetyeka vs Puente stats
Simpiwe Vetyeka stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Rodolfo Puente made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Puente had advantage in power over Vetyeka, with a 75% knock out percentage over Vetyeka's 59%.
Simpiwe Vetyeka was the older man by 14 years, at 40 years old.
Both Simpiwe Vetyeka & Rodolfo Puente fought out of an orthodox stance.
Vetyeka was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2002, 10 years and 11 months earlier than Puente, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 167 more professional rounds, 242 to Puente's 75.
What were the odds on Vetyeka vs Puente?
Simpiwe Vetyeka was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Rodolfo Puente made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.