Deportivo del Sindicato del Metro , Distrito Federal, Mexico
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Zepeda vs Valenzuela?
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Zepeda vs Valenzuela stats
Jose Zepeda stepped into the ring with a record of 31 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 25 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Eleazar Valenzuela made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 5 loses and 2 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Valenzuela had a slight advantage in power over Zepeda, with a 83% knock out percentage over Zepeda's 81%.
Jose Zepeda was the older man by 32 years, at 32 years old.
Jose Zepeda fought out of the southpaw stance, while Eleazar Valenzuela was an orthodox fighter.
Zepeda was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 2 years and 4 months earlier than Valenzuela, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 81 more professional rounds, 156 to Valenzuela's 75.
Zepeda vs Valenzuela form
Zepeda had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Jose Pedraza on 14th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Eleazar Valenzuela on 18th May 2019 by unanimous decision in the 10th round at Deportivo del Sindicato del Metro , Distrito Federal, Mexico.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had defeated Domicio Rondon on 20th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Gimnasio Municipal Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, Baja California, Mexico.
He had beat Carlos Diaz Ramirez on 16th June 2018 by knockout in the 5th round at Auditorio del Estado, Baja California.
Zepeda's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Zepeda vs Valenzuela?
Jose Zepeda was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Eleazar Valenzuela made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.