Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight
Who won Benavidez vs Davis?
David Benavidez beat Kyrone Davis by technical knockout in the 7th round on Saturday 13th November 2021 at Footprint Center in Arizona.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
The undercard featured the clash of Benavidez Jr vs Torres.
Benavidez vs Davis stats
David Benavidez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 24 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Kyrone Davis made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Benavidez had a massive power advantage over Davis, boosting at 88% knock out percentage over Davis' 38%.
David Benavidez was the younger man by 3 years, at 24 years old.
Benavidez had a height advantage of 3 inches over Davis. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both David Benavidez & Kyrone Davis fought out of an orthodox stance.
Benavidez was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 6 months earlier than Davis, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought the same amount of professional rounds, 115 to Davis' 115.
David Benavidez went into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBC and 6 by the IBF at super middleweight.
Benavidez vs Davis form
Benavidez remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Ronald Ellis on 13th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 11th round at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, United States.
Previous to 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had defeated J’Leon Love on 16th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at AT&T Stadium, Texas.
He had won against Ronald Gavril on 17th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at Las Vegas, Nevada.
Benavidez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
Davis' last 2 fights had come over a period of 9 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
What time did Benavidez vs Davis start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:30 PM EST / 8:30 PM PST at Footprint Center, Arizona, United States, which was around 4:30 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Benavidez vs Davis?
Benavidez vs Davis was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.
What were the odds on Benavidez vs Davis?
David Benavidez was a 3/100 (-3333) favourite going into the contest, while Kyrone Davis made his way into the ring at 10/1 (+1000) with oddsmakers.