Joselito Velazquez vs Gilberto Mendoza: Stats, Purse, Personal, and Social Life Comparison

Published 11/06/2021, 6:48 AM EDT


Joselito Velazquez and Gilberto Mendoza will enter the boxing ring in an 8-round flyweight contest on Saturday night. The pair will have the biggest opportunity in hand to shine on the Canelo Alvarez vs Caleb Plant undercard. Both of them have enjoyed a substantial career until now, but in order to go big in the flyweight roster, the duo will need to do something special on fight night.

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Fans are already looking to tune into this event in huge numbers. That said, all of these hardcore boxing lovers have a powerful urge to see every fight entertain them.

Hence, Velazquez and Mendoza have a responsibility on their shoulders to roll out a fiery performance. But before that, let’s take a look at this pair’s stats and some more information.

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Joselito Velazquez vs Gilberto Mendoza: All you need to know

Age, height, weight, and reach

28-year-old Velazquez stands 5’4″. He has competed in lower weight classes only, thus making over 110 pounds on the weighing scales. Velazquez’s reach isn’t quite impressive, as it goes only up to 58″.

On the other side, Mendoza, 32, stands 5’5″. He has fought in umpteen weight classes until now, but just like Velazquez, Mendoza, too, makes over 110-pounds on a regular basis. He has a substantial 8-inch reach over his opponent.

Record and knockout ratio

Velazquez holds an immaculate track record of 13-0-1. His 9 KO wins have taken his KO ratio to 64.29%. Mendoza, on the flip side, doesn’t hold an impressive resume. He has 19 wins, 10 losses, and 3 draws and his KO ratio stands at 30.3% (10 T/KO wins).

Net worth

Information on both the fighters’ net worth isn’t available.

Social media following

Joselito Velazquez Instagram followers – 15.1k followers

Joselito Velazquez Twitter followers – 3,150 followers (at the time of writing)

Gilberto Mendoza Instagram followers – 547 followers

Gilberto Mendoza Twitter followers – NA

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Joselito Velazquez vs Gilberto Mendoza: Purse

Information on the same isn’t available.

Joselito Velazquez vs Gilberto Mendoza: Family, Background, Nationality, Ethnicity, and Religion 

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According to BoxRec, Joselito Velazquez was born in Oaxaca, Mexico. Whereas, Mendoza was born in San Francisco, California, USA. Apart from this, there’s no information available on the duo’s family, background, ethnicity, and religion.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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