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Jose Zepeda vs Ivan Baranchyk report
Who won Zepeda vs Baranchyk?
Jose Zepeda beat Ivan Baranchyk by knockout in the 5th round on Saturday 3rd October 2020 at The Bubble, MGM Grand in Nevada.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
The undercard featured the clash of Flores Jr vs Kielczweski.
Zepeda vs Baranchyk stats
Jose Zepeda stepped into the ring with a record of 32 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 25 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ivan Baranchyk made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Zepeda had advantage in power over Baranchyk, with a 78% knock out percentage over Baranchyk's 65%.
Jose Zepeda was the older man by 3 years, at 33 years old.
Zepeda had 3-inch reach advantage.
Jose Zepeda fought out of the southpaw stance, while Ivan Baranchyk was an orthodox fighter.
Zepeda was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 4 years and 3 months earlier than Baranchyk, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 67 more professional rounds, 178 to Baranchyk's 111.
Jose Zepeda went into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBC and 3 by the WBO at super lightweight.
Ivan Baranchyk was ranked number 6 by the WBC and 4 by the IBF in the 140lb division.
Zepeda vs Baranchyk form
Zepeda had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Regis Prograis on 26th November 2022 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Super Lightweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Francisco Javier Perez on 19th March 2022 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Gimnasio Municipal "Jose Neri Santos", Chihuahua, Mexico.
Going into that contest, he had won against Josue Vargas on 30th October 2021 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York, United States.
Before that, he had beat Henry Lundy on 22nd May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Nevada.
He had defeated Ivan Baranchyk on 3rd October 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
Baranchyk had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Gabriel Bracero on 5th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Josh Taylor on 18th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Scotland, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had won against Anthony Yigit on 27th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Lakefront Arena, Louisiana, New Orleans, United States.
Before that, he had defeated Petr Petrov on 9th March 2018 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Deadwood Mountain Grand, South Dakota.
He had beat Keenan Smith on 14th July 2017 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Buffalo Run Casino, Oklahoma.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jose Zepeda had been fighting more than Ivan Baranchyk.
Going to this contest, Jose Zepeda had last fought 4 months and 3 days ago, while Ivan Baranchyk's last outing had been 3 years, 5 months and 24 days ago.
Zepeda's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.8 rounds on average.
Baranchyk's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.
What time did Zepeda vs Baranchyk start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Zepeda vs Baranchyk?
The ESPN+ show is expected to begin at 7:30 PM EST / 4:30 PM PST. The Fite.tv broadcast of the card is expected to start at 3:00 AM (BTS).
What were the odds on Zepeda vs Baranchyk?
Jose Zepeda was a 11/10 (+110) underdog going into the contest, while Ivan Baranchyk made his way into the ring at 73/100 (-140) with oddsmakers.
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