Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Villa vs Collado?
Ruben Villa beat Alexei Collado by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Friday 31st January 2020 at Hirsch Coliseum in Louisiana.
The scorecards were announced as 99-91, 98-92, 98-92 in favor of winner Ruben Villa.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
The undercard featured the clash of Perez vs Hamazaryan.
Villa vs Collado stats
Ruben Villa stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 17 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Alexei Collado made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 23 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Collado had a massive power advantage over Villa, boosting at 88% knock out percentage over Villa's 29%.
Ruben Villa was the younger man by 9 years, at 25 years old.
Collado had a height advantage of 3 inches over Villa. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Ruben Villa fought out of the southpaw stance, while Alexei Collado was an orthodox fighter.
Villa was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 11 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 7 year and 10 months later than Collado, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 20 more professional rounds, 123 to Collado's 103.
Ruben Villa went into the fight ranked number 13 by the WBC and 5 by the WBO at featherweight.
Villa vs Collado form
Ruben Villa had beaten 5 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Jose Enrique Durantes Vivas on 20th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at La Hacienda Event Center, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Luis Alberto Lopez on 10th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Omega Products International, California.
Going into that contest, he had beat Ruben Cervera on 11th January 2019 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at StageWorks, Louisiana.
Before that, he had defeated Miguel Carrizoza on 13th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Salinas Storm House, California.
He had won against Jose Santos Gonzalez on 24th August 2018 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Omega Products International, California.
Villa's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 9 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
What time did Villa vs Collado start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Hirsch Coliseum, Louisiana, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Villa vs Collado?
Villa vs Collado was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.
What were the odds on Villa vs Collado?
Ruben Villa was a 3/100 (-3333) favourite going into the contest, while Alexei Collado made his way into the ring at 9/1 (+900) with oddsmakers.