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Who won Andrade vs Williams?
Demetrius Andrade beat Liam Williams by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 17th April 2021 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Florida.
The scorecards were announced as 116-111, 118-109, 118-109 in favor of winner Demetrius Andrade.
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.
The undercard featured the clash of Gongora vs Pearson.
Andrade vs Williams stats
Demetrius Andrade stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 29 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Liam Williams made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 18 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Williams had advantage in power over Andrade, with a 78% knock out percentage over Andrade's 62%.
Demetrius Andrade was the older man by 4 years, at 34 years old.
Andrade had a height advantage of 3 inches over Williams.
Demetrius Andrade fought out of the southpaw stance, while Liam Williams was an orthodox fighter.
Andrade was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 3 years earlier than Williams, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 43 more professional rounds, 190 to Williams' 147.
Liam Williams was ranked number 2 by the WBO in the 160lb division.
Andrade vs Williams form
Andrade remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Luke Keeler on 30th January 2020 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at Meridian at Island Gardens, Florida, United States.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, he had won against 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.
Before that, he had beat Walter Kautondokwa on 20th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at TD Garden, Massachusetts.
He had defeated Alantez Fox on 21st October 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York, Afghanistan.
Liam Williams had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Andrew Robinson on 10th October 2020 by knockout in the 1st round in their BBBOC British Middleweight championship fight at BT Sport Studio, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Alantez Fox on 21st December 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Copper Box Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Karim Achour on 13th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at O2 Arena, London.
Before that, he had beat Joe Mullender on 8th March 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round in their BBBOC British Middleweight championship fight at Royal Albert Hall, London.
He had won against Mark Heffron on 22nd December 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their BBBOC British Middleweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Liam Williams had been fighting more than Demetrius Andrade.
Going to this contest, Demetrius Andrade had last fought 2 years, 10 months and 9 days ago, while Liam Williams' last outing had been 2 years, 1 month and 29 days ago.
Andrade's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 57 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.4 rounds on average.
Williams' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
What time did Andrade vs Williams start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 6:45 AM EST / 3:45 AM PST at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States, which was around 11:45 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Andrade vs Williams?
Demetrius Andrade was a 8/25 (-310) favourite going into the contest, while Liam Williams made his way into the ring at 237/100 (+240) with oddsmakers.