Sep 19 2020
Saturday

The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States

10 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
13-0-0
UD 10

Score cards

  • 99-91
  • 98-92
  • 99-91
UD 10
13-5-1

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The tape

28
Age
35
6' 5" / 196 cm
Height
6' 5" / 196 cm
88.2" / 224 cm
Reach
81.1" / 206 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

KOUDTKORTDTKO
Form
KOTKOKOTKOTKO
13
Wins
13
11
By KO
9
85
KO%
69
0
Loses
5
0
Draws
1
2017
Debut
2014

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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The Ring
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12
WBA
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14
WBC
-
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WBO
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IBF
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Efe Ajagba vs Jonathan Rice report

Who won Ajagba vs Rice?

Efe Ajagba beat Jonathan Rice by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 19th September 2020 at The Bubble, MGM Grand in Nevada.

The scorecards were announced as 99-91, 98-92, 99-91 in favor of winner Efe Ajagba.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.

This fight appeared on the undercard of Jose Pedraza beating Javier Molina. Also, on the undercard Robeisy Ramirez defeated Felix Caraballo.

Ajagba vs Rice stats

Efe Ajagba stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 13 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Jonathan Rice made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 9 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Ajagba had advantage in power over Rice, with a 85% knock out percentage over Rice's 69%.

Efe Ajagba was the younger man by 7 years, at 28 years old.

Ajagba had 7-inch reach advantage.

Both Efe Ajagba & Jonathan Rice fought out of an orthodox stance.

Ajagba was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 3 year and 5 months later than Rice, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 34 less professional rounds, 73 to Rice's 107.

Efe Ajagba went into the fight ranked number 12 by the WBA and 14 by the WBC at heavyweight.

Ajagba vs Rice form

Ajagba had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Jozsef Darmos on 27th August 2022 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Tulsa, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Frank Sanchez on 9th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Brian Howard on 10th April 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Osage Casino, Oklahoma.

Before that, he had beat Jonathan Rice on 19th September 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.

He had won against Razvan Cojanu on 7th March 2020 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Barclays Center, New York.

Jonathan Rice had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Demsey McKean on 7th March 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round at The Star, Gold Coast, Australia.

Previous to that, he had beat Christian Mariscal on 31st August 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Big Punch Arena, Baja California, Mexico.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Christian Mariscal on 31st August 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Big Punch Arena, Baja California.

Before that, he had won against Misael Sanchez on 27th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Big Punch Arena, Baja California.

He had defeated Misael Sanchez on 27th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Big Punch Arena, Baja California.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Efe Ajagba had been fighting more than Jonathan Rice.

Going to this contest, Efe Ajagba had last fought 5 months and 11 days ago, while Jonathan Rice's last outing had been 2 years and 11 months ago.

Ajagba's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 11 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 rounds on average.

Rice's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

What time did Ajagba vs Rice start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Ajagba vs Rice?

Ajagba vs Rice was broadcast on ESPN+ in the US.

What were the odds on Ajagba vs Rice?

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Result

Efe

Ajagba

Jonathan

Rice

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Round 1

Ajagba
draw
Rice
Fight Finished Early

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Winner announced as

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Efe Ajagba

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