Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight
Who won Appleyard vs Gibbs?
Cori Gibbs beat Lee Appleyard by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest on Saturday 6th November 2021 at Echo Arena in Merseyside.
The scorecards were announced as 28-29, 28-29, 28-29 in favor of winner Cori Gibbs.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Tom Farrell losing to Cori Gibbs. Also, on the undercard Kane Gardner beat Nathan Bennett, Sean Dodd was overcome by Cori Gibbs, Lee Appleyard was victorious over Levi Kinsiona, Tom Farrell beat Ben Fields and Kane Gardner was overcome by Tom Farrell.
Appleyard vs Gibbs stats
Lee Appleyard stepped into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Cori Gibbs made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 14 wins and 0 draws, with 3 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Appleyard had a slight advantage in power over Gibbs, with a 28% knock out percentage over Gibbs' 21%.
Lee Appleyard was the older man by 34 years, at 34 years old.
Appleyard had a height advantage of 3 inches over Gibbs.
Both Lee Appleyard & Cori Gibbs fought out of an orthodox stance.
Appleyard was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 6 months earlier than Gibbs, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 87 more professional rounds, 140 to Gibbs' 53.
What time did Appleyard vs Gibbs start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:30 PM GMT at Echo Arena, Merseyside, United Kingdom, which was 5:30 PM EST or 2:30 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Appleyard vs Gibbs?
Appleyard vs Gibbs was broadcast on Sky Sports Arena in the UK.
What were the odds on Appleyard vs Gibbs?
Lee Appleyard was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Cori Gibbs made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.