Victoria Warehouse, Trafford Road, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Tape rankings @ Cruiserweight
Matty Askin vs Tommy McCarthy report
Who won Askin vs McCarthy?
Matty Askin beat Tommy McCarthy by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 19th November 2016 at Victoria Warehouse, Trafford Road in Lancashire.
The scorecards were announced as 117-110, 116-111, 116-111 in favor of winner Matty Askin.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
Askin vs McCarthy stats
Matty Askin stepped into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Tommy McCarthy made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 9 wins and 0 draws, with 5 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Askin had a slight advantage in power over McCarthy, with a 65% knock out percentage over McCarthy's 56%.
Matty Askin was the older man by 2 years, at 34 years old.
Askin had a height advantage of 2 inches over McCarthy.
Both Matty Askin & Tommy McCarthy 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 6 months earlier than McCarthy, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 3 more professional rounds, 149 to McCarthy's 146.
Askin vs McCarthy form
McCarthy 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 JonLewis Dickinson on 28th May 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Vladimir Reznicek on 12th December 2015 by points in the 6th round at Hilton Hotel, Blackpool.
Going into that contest, he had won against Martin Szatmari on 5th December 2015 by points in the 6th round at Westcroft Leisure Centre, Carshalton.
Before that, he had beat Courtney Fry on 1st August 2015 by points in the 8th round at Marquee, Falls Park, Belfast.
He had defeated Jakub Wojcik on 20th February 2015 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Red Cow Moran Hotel, Dublin, Ireland.
McCarthy's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 3 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
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