Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Who won Ball vs Richards?
Craig Richards beat Jake Ball by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 2nd February 2019 at O2 Arena in London.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Sergio Garcia's and Ted Cheeseman's clash.
Ball vs Richards stats
Jake Ball stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Craig Richards made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Ball had a large advantage in power over Richards, boosting at 75% knock out percentage over Richards' 54%.
Jake Ball was the younger man by 3 years, at 29 years old.
Ball had a height advantage of 3 inches over Richards.
Jake Ball fought out of the southpaw stance, while Craig Richards was an orthodox fighter.
Ball was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 months later than Richards, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 82 less professional rounds, 41 to Richards' 123.
Richards' last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.
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What were the odds on Ball vs Richards?
Jake Ball was a 31/50 (-161) favourite going into the contest, while Craig Richards made his way into the ring at 13/10 (+129) with oddsmakers.