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Efe Ajagba vs Stephan Shaw report
Who won Ajagba vs Shaw?
Efe Ajagba beat Stephan Shaw by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 14th January 2023 at Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona.
The scorecards were announced as 96-94, 96-94, 96-94 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.
Also, on the undercard Adam Lopez was defeated by Abraham Nova and Guido Vianello lost to Jonathan Rice.
Ajagba vs Shaw stats
Efe Ajagba stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Stephan Shaw made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 18 wins and 0 draws, with 13 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Ajagba had a slight advantage in power over Shaw, with a 80% knock out percentage over Shaw's 72%.
Efe Ajagba was the younger man by 1 year, at 29 years old.
Ajagba had a height advantage of 1 inch over Shaw. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Both Efe Ajagba & Stephan Shaw fought out of an orthodox stance.
Ajagba was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 3 year and 6 months later than Shaw, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 4 less professional rounds, 75 to Shaw's 79.
Ajagba vs Shaw 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 won against 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 won against 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 defeated Razvan Cojanu on 7th March 2020 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Barclays Center, New York.
Ajagba's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 rounds on average.
What time did Ajagba vs Shaw start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Ajagba vs Shaw?
The ESPN show is expected to begin at 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST. The Sky Sports Arena broadcast of the card is expected to start at 3:00 AM (BTS).
What were the odds on Ajagba vs Shaw?
Efe Ajagba was a 5/4 (+110) underdog going into the contest, while Stephan Shaw made his way into the ring at 57/100 (-150) with oddsmakers.
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Ajagba vs Shaw Predictions
|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Stephan Shaw - Decision||66.67%|
|Efe Ajagba - KO||33.33%|
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