Completed Boxing Bout

Ricardo Nunez vs. Alfredo Santiago

Main Card | WBA Fedelatin Lightweight Title | 135 lbs

Ricardo Nunez defeats Alfredo Santiago via KO/TKO at 0:17 of Round 9

Ricardo "El Cientifico" Nunez
Alfredo "Ojo" Santiago

Nunez
KO/TKO
Round 9

Ricardo Nunez Alfredo Santiago

"El Cientifico" "Ojo"

22-3-0   Pro Record At Fight   13-2-0
Challenger   Title   Champion
Panama   Nationality   Dominican Republic
La Chorrera, Panama   Fighting out of   Fajardo, Puerto Rico
27 years, 9 months, 3 weeks, 2 days   Age at Fight   26 years, 6 months, 1 week, 4 days
135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs)
5'6" (168cm)   Height   5'11" (180cm)
  Gym  
Poker de Ases
  • Bout Information
  • Event: Poker de Ases: Moreno vs. Garcia
  • Date: Friday 05.21.2021 at 08:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Gustavo Padilla
  • Venue: Los Andes Mall
  • Enclosure: Ring
  • Location: Panama City, Panama
  • Bout Billing: Main Card
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
  • TV Commentary:
  • Broadcast: N/A
  • Post-Fight Interviewer:
  • Nunez Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Santiago Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Title on Line: WBA Fedelatin Lightweight Title
  • Belt Status Before Fight: Held by Santiago
  • Sport: Boxing
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Nunez vs. Santiago Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 57  
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KO/TKO
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Submission
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Decision
Nunez
60%
Santiago
40%

Event Discussion

JayHyde3858
JayHyde3858

05.21.2021 | 3:39 PM ET

Ricardo Nunez's comeback bout after a crushing defeat to Gervonta Davis, who he lost to by a heavy 2nd Round KO in July 2019 in a Super Featherweight contest... Prior to that defeat to the electrifying G Davis, aka Tank, Nunez's Pro Boxing Record was a highly respectable 21 Wins with 19 Stoppages and only 2 Defeats with 1 by Stoppage. Nunez definitely has power and if he can carry it up to the Lightweight Division, he could make some noise around Fringe Contender Level... On his return he faces Alfredo Santiago, who is a Dominican Regional WBC and WBA  Belt Holder... 13 Wins with only the 1 defeat, which was a whitewash 12 Round Shut Out loss to Devin 'The Dream' Haney in November 2019, this bout is an intriguing upcoming contest... Can the raw power and brawling style of 5ft 7 Ricardo Nunez carry itself upto Lightweight and create some form of wave, or will the physical size of 5ft 11 Alfredo Santiago, combined with the pure Boxing style, utilising a stiff looking jab prove too much for the returning Nunez... Will there be an early finish... Only time will tell as to who can apply their will over the other... Favouring Nunez on a Card taking place in Panama, but wouldn't be shocked if the Bookies slight favourite Alfredo Santiago pulled off the Win... 🤔💯🥊👊👍🤑

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