Tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
Who won Williams vs Hernandez?
Vladimir Hernandez beat Julian Williams by split decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 9th October 2021 at T-Mobile Arena in Nevada.
The scorecards were announced as 96-94, 94-96, 93-97 in favor of winner Vladimir Hernandez.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Tyson Fury beating Deontay Wilder for the WBC World Heavyweight championship. Also, on the undercard Robert Helenius beat Adam Kownacki, Efe Ajagba was overcome by Frank Sanchez, Edgar Berlanga was victorious over Marcelo Esteban Coceres, Robeisy Ramirez beat Orlando Gonzalez Ruiz and Jared Anderson defeated Vladimir Tereshkin.
Williams vs Hernandez stats
Julian Williams stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Vladimir Hernandez made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Williams had a slight advantage in power over Hernandez, with a 59% knock out percentage over Hernandez's 50%.
Julian Williams was the older man by 31 years, at 31 years old.
Williams had a height advantage of 3 inches over Hernandez. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Julian Williams fought out of the orthodox stance, while Vladimir Hernandez was a southpaw.
Williams was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 11 year and 5 months later than Hernandez, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 66 more professional rounds, 186 to Hernandez's 120.
Williams vs Hernandez form
Julian Williams had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Jeison Rosario on 18th January 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBA Super World Super Welterweight and IBF World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Liacouras Center, Pennsylvania, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Jarrett Hurd on 11th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Middleweight and WBA Super World Super Welterweight championship fight at Washington, District of Columbia.
Going into that contest, he had beat Nathaniel Gallimore on 7th April 2018 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Nevada.
Before that, he had defeated Ishe Smith on 18th November 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada, Afghanistan.
He had been beaten by Jermall Charlo on 10th December 2016 by knockout in the 5th round in their IBF World Junior Middleweight championship fight at USC Galen Center, Los Angeles, United States.
Williams' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
What time did Williams vs Hernandez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:00 PM EST / 4:00 PM PST at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada, United States, which was around 12:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Williams vs Hernandez?
Julian Williams was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Vladimir Hernandez made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.