Villa vs Vivas Info
Ruben Villa beat Jose Enrique Durantes Vivas by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Friday 20th September 2019 at La Hacienda Event Center in Texas.
The scorecards were announced as 100-89, 100-89, 100-89 in favor of winner Ruben Villa.
The fight took place over rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
Villa vs Vivas stats
Ruben Villa stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero loses and draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jose Enrique Durantes Vivas made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 17 wins and draws, with 9 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Vivas had a large advantage in power over Villa, boosting at 53% knock out percentage over Villa's 31%.
Ruben Villa was the younger man by 3 years, at 23 years old.
Villa had a height advantage of 1 inch over Vivas.
Ruben Villa fought out of the southpaw stance, while Jose Enrique Durantes Vivas was an orthodox fighter.
Villa was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 1 year and 8 months later than Vivas, who’s first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 38 more professional rounds, 123 to Vivas' 85.
Ruben Villa went into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBO in the 126lb division.
Villa vs Vivas form
Ruben Villa had beaten 4 of his last 4 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Luis Alberto Lopez on 10th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Omega Products International, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Ruben Cervera on 11th January 2019 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at StageWorks, Louisiana.
Going into that contest, he had beat Miguel Carrizoza on 13th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Salinas Storm House, California.
Before that, 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 4 fights had come over a period of 8 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.5 rounds on average.
What time did Villa vs Vivas start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 pm EST / 8:00 pm PST at La Hacienda Event Center, Texas, United States, which was around 4:00 am BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Villa vs Vivas?
Villa vs Vivas was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.