Delvin Rodriguez vs. Shamone Alvarez

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ESPN Punch Track
Total Punches Rodriguez Alvarez
Landed 173 222
Thrown 789 772
Pct. 22% 29%
Jabs Rodriguez Alvarez
Landed 15 17
Thrown 191 244
Head Rodriguez Alvarez
Landed 112 144
Thrown 700 629
Body Rodriguez Alvarez
Landed 61 78
Thrown 89 143

2009-03-06 : Delvin Rodriguez 147 lbs beat Shamone Alvarez 145¾ lbs by UD in round 12 of 12

Aired On: ESPN Friday Night Fights (Main Event)

Notes

  • Rodriguez came in ranked the # 5 welterweight in the world by the IBF, with Alvarez being ranked the IBF # 15 in the same weight class.
  • Between Rounds 8 and 9, Rodriguez told his corner that he thought he had broken his right wrist.
  • By the 10th Round, both fighters had substantial swelling around their right eyes.
  • Alvarez went down midway through the 11th Round from a straight right hand. He was up early and received a standing eight-count.
  • Rodriguez came out on the attack early in Round 12 and had Alvarez hurt. It appeared at one point that the referee might step in a wave an end to the bout. His aggression left him open, however, as Alvarez landed a counter shot that staggered Gonzalez and put him on the defensive.
  • Post-fight x-rays did not find a fracture in Rodriguez's wrist despite swelling.
  • ESPN analyst Teddy Atlas had the bout scored 116-112 for Rodriguez.