Madison Square Garden, New York, United States
Tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
Who won Zayas vs Flores?
Xander Zayas beat Alexis Salazar by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest on Saturday 10th December 2022 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
The scorecards were announced as 79-73, 80-72, 79-73 in favor of winner Xander Zayas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 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 Teofimo Lopez beating Sandor Martin for the WBC World Super Lightweight championship. Also, on the undercard Keyshawn Davis defeated Juan Carlos Burgos and Jared Anderson was victorious over Jerry Forrest.
Zayas vs Flores stats
Back in December 2022, Xander Zayas stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 14 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Alexis Salazar made his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws.
Xander Zayas was the younger man by 7 years, at 20 years old.
Salazar had a height advantage of 1 inch over Zayas. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Both Xander Zayas & Alexis Salazar fought out of an orthodox stance.
Zayas was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 less fights, and made his debut in 2019, 6 year and 10 months later than Salazar, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 100 less professional rounds, 71 to Salazar's 171.
Xander Zayas went into the fight ranked number 9 by the WBA and 10 by the WBO at super welterweight.
Zayas vs Flores form
Zayas remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Elias Espadas on 13th August 2022 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Resorts World Las Vegas, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Quincy LaVallais on 19th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York.
Going into that contest, he had beat Alessio Mastronunzio on 16th December 2021 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Before that, he had won against Dan Karpency on 23rd October 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round at State Farm Arena, Georgia.
He had beat Jose Luis Sanchez on 12th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 6 round contest at Casino Del Sol, Tucson.
Zayas' last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 2 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.8 rounds on average.
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