Rainton Meadows Arena, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
Tape rankings @ Super Bantamweight
Who won Ward vs Rodriguez?
Thomas Patrick Ward beat Alvaro Rodriguez by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Friday 27th July 2018 at Rainton Meadows Arena in Tyne and Wear.
The scorecards were announced as 100-90, 100-90, 99-91 in favor of winner Thomas Patrick Ward.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).
Ward vs Rodriguez stats
Thomas Patrick Ward stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 23 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Alvaro Rodriguez made his way to the ring with a record of 8 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 1 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested that Ward and Rodriguez have similar power, both with a 13% knock out percentage.
Thomas Patrick Ward was the younger man by 9 years, at 26 years old.
Rodriguez had a height advantage of 2 inches over Ward.
Both Thomas Patrick Ward & Alvaro Rodriguez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Ward was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 8 months earlier than Rodriguez, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 64 more professional rounds, 191 to Rodriguez's 127.
Ward's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Ward vs Rodriguez?
Thomas Patrick Ward was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Alvaro Rodriguez made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.