Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Allen vs Thomas?
Lenroy Thomas beat David Allen by split decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 27th May 2017 at Bramall Lane in Sheffield.
The scorecards were announced as 112-115, 115-113, 114-115 in favor of winner Lenroy Thomas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Allen vs Thomas stats
David Allen stepped into the ring with a record of 11 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Lenroy Thomas made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Allen had a large advantage in power over Thomas, boosting at 73% knock out percentage over Thomas' 50%.
David Allen was the younger man by 7 years, at 30 years old.
Allen had a height advantage of 1 inch over Thomas. Despite this, Thomas had 4-inch reach advantage.
David Allen fought out of the orthodox stance, while Lenroy Thomas was a southpaw.
Allen was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 6 year and 8 months later than Thomas, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 3 less professional rounds, 112 to Thomas' 115.
Allen's last 2 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 7 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 years, 3 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
Who broadcast Allen vs Thomas?
Allen vs Thomas was broadcast on Sky Box Office HD in the UK.
What were the odds on Allen vs Thomas?
David Allen was a 33/100 (-300) favourite going into the contest, while Lenroy Thomas made his way into the ring at 9/4 (+230) with oddsmakers.