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David Benavidez vs Phillip Jackson Benson report
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 26 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 67 more professional rounds, 130 to Benson's 63.
Benavidez vs Benson form
Benavidez remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated David Lemieux on 21st May 2022 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBC Interim World Super Middleweight championship fight at Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Kyrone Davis on 13th November 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Footprint Center, Arizona.
Going into that contest, he had beat Ronald Ellis on 13th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 11th round at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
Before that, he had won against Roamer Alexis Angulo on 15th August 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Connecticut.
He had beat Anthony Dirrell on 28th September 2019 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
Benavidez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 6 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
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