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Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Andrade vs Keeler?
Demetrius Andrade beat Luke Keeler by technical knockout in the 9th round on Thursday 30th January 2020 at Meridian at Island Gardens in Florida.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
This contest was for the WBO middleweight championship of the world.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Tevin Farmer losing to Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz for the IBF World Junior Lightweight championship. Also, on the undercard Daniel Roman lost to Murodjon Akhmadaliev for the WBA Super World Super Bantamweight and IBF World Junior Featherweight belts, Jake Paul defeated Ali Eson Gib and Anthony Sims Jr was defeated by Roamer Alexis Angulo.
Andrade vs Keeler stats
Back in January 2020, Demetrius Andrade stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 28 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Luke Keeler made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 5 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Andrade had a massive power advantage over Keeler, boosting at 61% knock out percentage over Keeler's 29%.
Demetrius Andrade was the same age as Luke Keeler, at 32 years old.
Demetrius Andrade fought out of the southpaw stance, while Luke Keeler was an orthodox fighter.
Andrade was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 4 years and 6 months earlier than Keeler, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 90 more professional rounds, 206 to Keeler's 116.
Luke Keeler was ranked number 3 by the WBO and 10 by the IBF in the 160lb division.
Andrade vs Keeler form
Andrade had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Maciej Sulecki on 29th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at Dunkin Donuts Center, Rhode Island, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Artur Akavov on 18th January 2019 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Going into that contest, he had won against Walter Kautondokwa on 20th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at TD Garden, Massachusetts.
Before that, he had beat Alantez Fox on 21st October 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York, Afghanistan.
He had defeated Jack Culcay on 11th March 2017 by split decision in their WBA World Super Welterweight championship fight at Friedrich-Ebert-Halle, Ludwigshafen, Germany.
Andrade's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.
Keeler's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.3 rounds on average.
What time did Andrade vs Keeler start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Meridian at Island Gardens, Florida, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Andrade vs Keeler?
Demetrius Andrade was a 1/50 (-5000) favourite going into the contest, while Luke Keeler made his way into the ring at 12/1 (+1200) with oddsmakers.