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Who won Zepeda vs Lundy?
Jose Zepeda beat Henry Lundy by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 22nd May 2021 at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas in Nevada.
The scorecards were announced as 98-92, 98-92, 98-92 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).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Josh Taylor beating Jose Carlos Ramirez for the WBC World Super Lightweight, WBA Super World Super Lightweight, IBF World Junior Welterweight and WBO World Junior Welterweight championship. Also, on the undercard Elvis Rodriguez was overcome by Kenneth Sims Jr.
Zepeda vs Lundy stats
Jose Zepeda stepped into the ring with a record of 33 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 26 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Henry Lundy made his way to the ring with a record of 31 wins, 8 loses and 1 draw, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Zepeda had a massive power advantage over Lundy, boosting at 79% knock out percentage over Lundy's 45%.
Jose Zepeda was the younger man by 5 years, at 32 years old.
Zepeda had a height advantage of 1 inch over Lundy. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Jose Zepeda fought out of the southpaw stance, while Henry Lundy was an orthodox fighter.
Zepeda was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 3 year and 5 months later than Lundy, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 111 less professional rounds, 156 to Lundy's 267.
Jose Zepeda went into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBC and 5 by the WBO at super lightweight.
Zepeda vs Lundy form
Zepeda had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Ivan Baranchyk on 3rd October 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Kendo Castaneda on 7th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jose Pedraza on 14th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Eleazar Valenzuela on 18th May 2019 by unanimous decision in the 10th round at Deportivo del Sindicato del Metro , Distrito Federal, Mexico.
He had been beaten by Jose Carlos Ramirez on 10th February 2019 by majority decision in their WBC World Super Lightweight championship fight at Save Mart Arena, California, United States.
Zepeda's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
Lundy's last 4 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 10 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.
What time did Zepeda vs Lundy start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:45 PM EST / 5:45 PM PST at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, which was around 1:45 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Zepeda vs Lundy?
Jose Zepeda was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Henry Lundy made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.