Jose Zepeda entered this fight with a boxing record of 32-2-0 (25 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.4 super lightweight in the world. He lost to Jose Carlos Ramirez last year (via majority decision, Jose Carlos Ramirez vs Jose Zepeda) but then ‘Chon’ Zepeda has beat Jose Pedraza (Jose Pedraza vs Jose Zepeda) and Kendo Castaneda (Jose Zepeda vs Kendo Castaneda).
His opponent, the 2009 world amateur junior and former IBF super-Lw champion Ivan Baranchyk, has an official record of 20-1-0 (13 knockouts) and he entered as the No.5 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss when he faced current #1 super-Lw Josh Taylor in May 2019 (Josh Taylor vs Ivan Baranchyk), after this bout he came back to win against Gabriel Bracero (Ivan Baranchyk vs Gabriel Bracero). Baranchyk vs Zepeda is valid for the vacant WBC Silver super-lightweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!