StubHub Center, Carson, United States
Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight
Who won Benavidez vs Benson?
David Benavidez beat Phillip Jackson Benson by knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 30th April 2016 at StubHub Center in Carson.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
Benavidez vs Benson stats
David Benavidez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 13 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Phillip Jackson Benson made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Benson had a slight advantage in power over Benavidez, with a 94% knock out percentage over Benavidez's 92%.
David Benavidez was the younger man by 12 years, at 25 years old.
Both David Benavidez & Phillip Jackson Benson fought out of an orthodox stance.
Benavidez was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 year and 9 months later than Benson, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 55 more professional rounds, 118 to Benson's 63.
What were the odds on Benavidez vs Benson?
David Benavidez was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Phillip Jackson Benson made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.