Williams Jr vs Rodriguez Info
Thomas Williams Jr beat Edwin Rodriguez by knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 30th April 2016 at StubHub Center in Carson.
The fight took place over rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
This was of the World Boxing Super Series.
Williams Jr vs Rodriguez stats
Thomas Williams Jr stepped into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Edwin Rodriguez made his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 1 loss and draws, with 19 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested that Williams Jr and Rodriguez have similar power, both with a 68% knock out percentage.
Thomas Williams Jr was the younger man by 3 years, at 32 years old.
Williams Jr had a height advantage of 1 inch over Rodriguez. Despite this, Rodriguez had 4-inch reach advantage.
Thomas Williams Jr fought out of the southpaw stance, while Edwin Rodriguez was an orthodox fighter.
Williams Jr was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 year and 9 months later than Rodriguez, who’s first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 94 less professional rounds, 82 to Rodriguez's 176.
Williams Jr vs Rodriguez form
Williams Jr had beaten 2 of his last 3 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Umberto Savigne on 13th November 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Biloxi, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Michael Gbenga on 12th December 2014 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at UIC Pavilion, Chicago.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Gabriel Campillo on 1st August 2014 by unanimous decision in the 5th round at Little Creek Casino Resort, Shelton.
Rodriguez had lost to all of his last 1 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Andre Ward on 16th November 2013 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario, United States.
Williams Jr's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year 3 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.7 rounds on average.
Rodriguez's last 1 fights had come over a period of , meaning he had been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.