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Sosa vs. Leyva: Prediction, Odds, Date, Stats

Édgar Sosa defends his WBC light-flyweight title against Roberto Carlos Leyva (Mako). Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

28
Apr 1, 2000
29-5
3
15 (44.1%)
161 cm
170 cm
9 cm
Orthodox
Sep 16, 2007
2m, 8d
17
Age
Debut
Record
Title Fights
KOs
Height
Reach
Ape Index
Stance
Last Fight
Layoff
Win Streak
28
Feb 21, 1998
26-6-1
6
20 (60.6%)
168 cm
168 cm
0 cm
Southpaw
Sep 28, 2007
1m, 27d
3
WBC
lFL
w1
d2
IBF
ST
w1
d1
light-flyweight
Saturday, 24 Nov 2007
Estadio Beto Avila, Veracruz, Mexico
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Édgar Sosa vs. Roberto Carlos Leyva I

Date

This fight between Édgar Sosa and Roberto Carlos Leyva took place on at the Estadio Beto Ávila, Veracruz.

Tale of the Tape

At 168 cm, Roberto Carlos Leyva is the taller of the two by 7 cms; Édgar Sosa is 161 cm. Despite being the shorter fighter, Sosa has longer reach of 170 cm, which is 2 cms longer than Leyva's 168 cm. Sosa also has a 9 cm ape index advantage over Leyva.

Sosa is coming in to this fight with a record of 29-5 (15 KOs). His last fight was 2 months and 8 days ago against Lorenzo Trejo, which he won via 9th round TKO.

Leyva comes in with a record of 26-6-1 (20 KOs). His last fight was 1 month and 27 days ago against Benito Abraham, which he won via 10 round unanimous decision.

Édgar Sosa fights out of the orthodox stance, while Roberto Carlos Leyva fights out of the southpaw stance.

On the day of the fight, Sosa will be 28 years and 3 months old. Leyva will be 28 years old.

Prediction and Odds

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After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at 63-37 in favor of Édgar Sosa. Here is the prediction for Sosa vs Leyva.

Édgar Sosa is the likely winner of the fight. Unless Roberto Carlos Leyva puts on a truly exceptional performance, it is going to be hard for him to win this fight.

Result

Édgar Sosa defeated Roberto Carlos Leyva via 4th round TKO to retain the WBC light-flyweight title. Leyva's 3 fight win streak comes to an end, and Sosa advances his win streak to 18. Sosa is now 30-5, and Leyva 26-7-1.

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  3. Wilfredo Vázquez Jr. knocks out Roberto Carlos Leyva in the 3rd round
  4. Pongsaklek Wonjongkam defeats Édgar Sosa via 12-round unanimous decision
  5. Luis Concepción knocks out Roberto Carlos Leyva in the 4th round
  6. Édgar Sosa defeats Brian Viloria via 12-round majority decision
  7. Iván Calderón defeats Roberto Carlos Leyva via 12-round unanimous decision