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Jay Harris vs Paddy Barnes report
Who won Barnes vs Harris?
Jay Harris beat Paddy Barnes by knockout in the 4th round on Friday 11th October 2019 at Ulster Hall in Northern Ireland.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 112 pounds (8 stone or 50.8 KG).
Also, on the undercard Sean McComb was victorious over Emiliano Dominguez Rodriguez and Terry Flanagan beat Michael Ansah.
Barnes vs Harris stats
Jay Harris stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Paddy Barnes made his way to the ring with a record of 6 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Harris had a massive power advantage over Barnes, boosting at 50% knock out percentage over Barnes' 17%.
Jay Harris was the younger man by 4 years, at 32 years old.
Harris had a height advantage of 1 inch over Barnes.
Both Jay Harris & Paddy Barnes fought out of an orthodox stance.
Harris was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 years and 3 months earlier than Barnes, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 79 more professional rounds, 131 to Barnes' 52.
Paddy Barnes was ranked number 13 by the WBA, 10 by the WBC, 11 by the WBO and 5 by the IBF in the 112lb division.
Barnes vs Harris form
Barnes had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Oscar Mojica on 17th March 2019 by split decision in their 6 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Cristofer Rosales on 18th August 2018 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Windsor Park, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Eliecer Quezada on 18th November 2017 by knockout in the 6th round at The SSE Arena, Northern Ireland.
Before that, he had beat Juan Hinostroza on 6th October 2017 by points in the 6th round at Meadowbank Sports Centre, Scotland.
He had won against Silvio Olteanu on 17th June 2017 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Waterfront Hall, Northern Ireland.
Barnes' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 11 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.4 rounds on average.
What time did Barnes vs Harris start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at Ulster Hall, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Barnes vs Harris?
The ESPN+ show is expected to begin at 3:00 PM EST / 12:00 PM PST. The YouTube UK broadcast of the card is expected to start at 8:00 PM (BTS).
What were the odds on Barnes vs Harris?
Jay Harris was a 19/100 (-530) favourite going into the contest, while Paddy Barnes made his way into the ring at 333/100 (+330) with oddsmakers.
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