Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Tape rankings @ Cruiserweight
Who won Askin vs Barclay?
Matty Askin beat Simon Barclay by technical knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 12th March 2016 at Echo Arena in Liverpool.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
Askin vs Barclay stats
Back in March 2016, Matty Askin stepped into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Simon Barclay made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 8 wins and 0 draws, with 1 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Askin had a massive power advantage over Barclay, boosting at 63% knock out percentage over Barclay's 13%.
Matty Askin was the older man by 1 year, at 27 years old.
Askin had a height advantage of 2 inches over Barclay.
Both Matty Askin & Simon Barclay fought out of an orthodox stance.
Askin was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 5 years and 4 months earlier than Barclay, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 74 more professional rounds, 149 to Barclay's 75.
Askin's last 2 fights had come over a period of 11 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.5 rounds on average.
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