Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2022-08-20, nice exchanges with a pretty good finish: the boxing match Emanuel Navarrete vs Eduardo Baez gets three stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Boxing Fights of 2022).
Baez vs Navarrete is scheduled to take place Saturday, August 20th, at the Pechanga Arena in San Diego (California, USA), in a 12-round featherweight (126 lbs, 57.2 kg) bout; it is the main event of the evening and it is valid for the WBO World featherweight title (Navarrete’s thirs defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Emanuel Navarrete record
The world champion in two different weight classes Emanuel Navarrete entered this fight with a boxing record of 35-1-0 (29 KOs=83%) and he is ranked as the No.5 featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Rey Vargas).
He suffered his only loss when he faced Daniel Argueta in 2012, since then he has won 30 consecutive bouts beating Ruben Villa (Emanuel Navarrete vs Ruben Villa), Christopher Diaz (match ranked in the top 10 Users’ boxing Fights of the Year 2021, Emanuel Navarrete vs Christopher Diaz) and Joet Gonzalez in his last three (4-stars bout, Emanuel Navarrete vs Joet Gonzalez).
Navarrete’s next fight: Emanuel Navarrete vs Liam Wilson
Eduardo Baez record
His opponent, Eduardo Baez, has an official record of 21-2-2 (7 knockouts) and he entered as the No.20 in the featherweight division.
He was defeated by Raeese Aleem in 2021 (Raeese Aleem vs Eduardo Baez) but he came back to win with Jose Enrique Durantes Vivas in March 2022.
Here is the Navarrete vs Baez full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+ and ESPN Deportes)
Emanuel Navarrete vs Eduardo Baez
Giovani Santillan vs Julio Luna Avila
Nico Ali Walsh vs Reyes Sanchez
Lindolfo Delgado vs Omar Alejandro Aguilar
Xavier Martinez vs Alejandro Guerrero
Miguel Contreras vs Josec Ruiz
Luis Alberto Lopez vs Yeison Vargas
Pre-fight press conference
Watch for free the pre-fight press conference video, featuring Eduardo Baez and Emanuel Navarrete, from the official Top Rank Boxing Youtube channel!
Watch the video of Navarrete vs Baez weigh-in from the official Top Rank Boxing Youtube channel!
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Emanuel Navarrete vs Eduardo Baez as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Official video (VPN Europe)
SPOILER – Official highlights
Who won Navarrete vs Baez fight?
Emanuel Navarrete defeated Eduardo Baez via KO at 1:00, round 6.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the post-fight interview video of Emanuel Navarrete and Eduardo Baez.