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Who won Zepeda vs Goyat?
Jose Zepeda beat Neeraj Goyat by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 25th March 2023 at Domo Alcalde in Guadalajara.
The scorecards were announced as 100-90, 100-90, 100-90 in favor of winner Jose Zepeda.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
Zepeda vs Goyat stats
Back in March 2023, Jose Zepeda stepped into the ring with a record of 35 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 27 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Neeraj Goyat made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 3 loses and 2 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Zepeda had a massive power advantage over Goyat, boosting at 77% knock out percentage over Goyat's 41%.
Jose Zepeda was the older man by 2 years, at 34 years old.
Zepeda had a height advantage of 1 inch over Goyat.
Jose Zepeda fought out of the southpaw stance, while Neeraj Goyat was an orthodox fighter.
Zepeda was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 1 year and 10 months earlier than Goyat, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 63 more professional rounds, 192 to Goyat's 129.
Jose Zepeda went into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBC at super lightweight.
Zepeda vs Goyat form
Zepeda 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 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 defeated 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 beat 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 won against Henry Lundy on 22nd May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Nevada.
He had beat Ivan Baranchyk on 3rd October 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
Zepeda's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.8 rounds on average.
What time did Zepeda vs Goyat start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 3:00 AM UTC at Domo Alcalde, Guadalajara, Mexico, which was 11:00 PM EST or 8:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Zepeda vs Goyat?
Jose Zepeda was a 1/33 (-3300) favourite going into the contest, while Neeraj Goyat made his way into the ring at 10/1 (+1000) with oddsmakers.