Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood, United States
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Who won Barthelemy vs Bey?
Rances Barthelemy beat Mickey Bey by split decision in their 12 round contest on Friday 3rd June 2016 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood.
The scorecards were announced as 117-110, 110-117, 116-111 in favor of winner Rances Barthelemy.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
This contest was for the vacant IBF lightweight championship of the world.
Barthelemy vs Bey stats
Back in June 2016, Rances Barthelemy stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 24 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mickey Bey made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Barthelemy had a slight advantage in power over Bey, with a 54% knock out percentage over Bey's 45%.
Rances Barthelemy was the younger man by 3 years, at 30 years old.
Barthelemy had a height advantage of 2 inches over Bey. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Rances Barthelemy & Mickey Bey fought out of an orthodox stance.
Barthelemy's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Bey's, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2009, 4 year and 3 months later than Bey, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 41 more professional rounds, 202 to Bey's 161.
Barthelemy vs Bey form
Barthelemy 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 won against Denis Shafikov on 18th December 2015 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Lightweight championship fight at Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Antonio DeMarco on 21st June 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Angino Perez on 26th March 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Hialeah Park Race Track, Hialeah.
Before that, he had defeated Fernando David Saucedo on 4th October 2014 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket.
He had won against Argenis Mendez on 10th July 2014 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at American Airlines Arena, Miami.
Barthelemy's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
Bey's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
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