Askin vs McCarthy Info
Matty Askin beat Tommy McCarthy by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 19th November 2016 at Victoria Warehouse, Trafford Road in Manchester.
The scorecards were announced as 117-110, 116-111, 116-111 in favor of winner Matty Askin.
The fight took place over rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
This was of the World Boxing Super Series.
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 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 31 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 arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 5 years and 6 months earlier than McCarthy, who’s first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 98 less professional rounds, to McCarthy's 98.
Askin vs McCarthy form
Askin had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Stephen Simmons on 17th March 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their BBBOC British Cruiserweight championship fight at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Craig Kennedy on 26th May 2017 by knockout in the 6th round in their BBBOC British Cruiserweight championship fight at Motorpoint Arena, Wales.
Going into that contest, he had beat Tommy McCarthy on 19th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Victoria Warehouse, Trafford Road, Manchester.
Before that, he had won against Tommy McCarthy on 19th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Victoria Warehouse, Trafford Road, Lancashire.
He had beat Simon Barclay on 12th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
McCarthy had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated 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 defeated 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 defeated Courtney Fry on 1st August 2015 by points in the 8th round at Marquee, Falls Park, Belfast.
He had beat Jakub Wojcik on 20th February 2015 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Red Cow Moran Hotel, Dublin, Ireland.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Tommy McCarthy had been fighting more than Matty Askin.
Going to this contest, Matty Askin had last fought 2 years 4 months and 25 days ago, while Tommy McCarthy's last outing had been 4 years 2 months and 14 days ago.
Askin's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 rounds on average.
McCarthy's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 3 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
What time did Askin vs McCarthy start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 pm GMT at Victoria Warehouse, Trafford Road, Manchester, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 pm EST or 2:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America.