The undefeated Jose Benavidez Jr entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 24-0-0 (16 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.15 super lightweight in the world. He fought twice last year winning over Jorge Paez Jr (=Benavidez vs Paez Jr) and Sidney Siqueira (=Benavidez vs Siqueira).
His opponent, Francisco Santana, has a record of 24-4-1 (12 knockouts) and he entered as the No.42 welterweight. He lost to Sadam Ali last year (=Ali vs Santana) but then he has beat Arman Ovsepyan and Ed Paredes. Benavidez vs Santana is on the undercard of Terence Crawford vs Viktor Postol. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: welterweight (147 lbs, 66.7 kg)
Benavidez’s previous fight: Jose Benavidez vs Sidney Siqueira
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