Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Villa vs Vivas?
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 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).
Also, on the undercard Brandun Lee beat Milton Arauz and Michael Dutchover was overcome by Thomas Mattice.
Villa vs Vivas stats
Back in September 2019, Ruben Villa stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero loses and 0 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 0 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 22 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, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 8 more professional rounds, 145 to Vivas' 137.
Ruben Villa went into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBO at featherweight.
Villa's last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 8 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.
What were the odds on Villa vs Vivas?
Ruben Villa was a 17/100 (-590) favourite going into the contest, while Jose Enrique Durantes Vivas made his way into the ring at 7/2 (+350) with oddsmakers.