VS
Nov 25 2023
Saturday

3Arena, Dublin, Ireland

12 round contest @ Super Featherweight
Costin Ion
Ion
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29-2-0
PTS 8

Score cards

  • 78-75
PTS 8
10-4-2

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The tape

30
Age
29
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 5" / 164 cm
68.1" / 173 cm
Reach
-
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDTKOUDUDRTD
Form
PTSTKOTKOSDUD
29
Wins
10
0
By KO
0
0
KO%
0
2
Loses
4
0
Draws
2
2014
Debut
2012

Tape rankings @ Super Featherweight

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The Ring
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8
WBA
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WBC
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WBO
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13
IBF
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Zelfa Barrett vs Costin Ion report


Who won Barrett vs Ion?

Zelfa Barrett beat Costin Ion on points over 8 rounds on Saturday, November 25th, 2023, at 3Arena, Dublin.

The scorecards were announced as 78-75 in favor of winner Zelfa Barrett.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 kg).

This fight appeared on the undercard of Chantelle Cameron losing to Katie Taylor. Also on the undercard Skye Nicolson beat Lucy Wildheart, Paddy Donovan defeated Danny Ball, Gary Cully was victorious over Reece Mould, Jamie Morrissey lost to Emmet Brennan, and John Cooney defeated Liam Gaynor.

Barrett vs Ion stats

Back in November 2023, Zelfa Barrett stepped into the ring with a record of 29 wins, 2 losses, and 0 draws.

Costin Ion made his way to the ring with a record of 10 wins, 4 losses and 2 draws.

Zelfa Barrett was the older man by 1 year, at 30 years old.

Barrett had a height advantage of 2 inches over Ion.

Both Zelfa Barrett and Costin Ion fought out of an orthodox stance.

Barrett was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 2 years and 3 months later than Ion, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 109 more professional rounds, totaling 202 compared to Ion's 93.

Zelfa Barrett went into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBA, and 13 by the IBF at super featherweight.

Barrett vs Ion form

Barrett had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Jason Sanchez on April 22, 2023, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Cardiff International Arena, Cardiff, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had been beaten by Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov on November 5, 2022, by technical knockout in the 9th round in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Faroukh Kourbanov on June 4, 2022, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Motorpoint Arena, Wales, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had beaten Bruno Tarimo on December 18, 2021, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Lancashire.

He had won against Viorel Simion on August 14, 2021, by technical knockout in the 5th round at Matchroom HQ Garden, Essex.

Activity check

Barrett's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 11 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 5 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.

What time did Barrett vs Ion start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:30 PM UTC at 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland, which was 2:30 PM EST or 11:30 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 7:30 PM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Barrett vs Ion?

Barrett vs Ion was broadcast on DAZN in both the United States and the UK.

What were the odds on Barrett vs Ion?

Zelfa Barrett was a 1/16 (-1700) favorite going into the contest, while Costin Ion made his way into the ring at 13/2 (+650) with oddsmakers.

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