VS
Mar 13 2021
Saturday

Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, United States

12 round contest @ Super Middleweight
Ronald Ellis
Ellis
United States flag
23-0-0
TKO 11
TKO 11
18-1-2

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The tape

24
Age
31
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
77.2" / 196 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKOKOKOSDTKO
Form
TKOMDMDUDSD
23
Wins
18
20
By KO
12
87
KO%
67
0
Loses
1
0
Draws
2
2013
Debut
2011

Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight

1
The Ring
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2
WBA
-
1
WBC
8
-
WBO
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IBF
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David Benavidez vs Ronald Ellis report


Who won Benavidez vs Ellis?

David Benavidez beat Ronald Ellis by technical knockout in the 11th round on Saturday, March 13th, 2021, at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 kg).

Also on the undercard Jamontay Clark was defeated by Terrell Gausha, and Isaac ‘Pitbull’ Cruz beat Jose Matias Romero.

Benavidez vs Ellis stats

Back in March 2021, David Benavidez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 23 wins, zero losses, and 0 draws, 20 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Ronald Ellis made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws, with 12 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Benavidez had an advantage in power over Ellis, with a 87% knockout percentage compared to Ellis' 67%.

David Benavidez was the younger man by 7 years, at 24 years old.

Benavidez had a height advantage of 2 inches over Ellis. Despite this, Ellis had a 1-inch reach advantage.

Both David Benavidez and Ronald Ellis fought out of an orthodox stance.

Benavidez was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 2 years and 6 months later than Ellis, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 17 more professional rounds, totaling 136 compared to Ellis' 119.

David Benavidez went into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBA, and 1 by the WBC at super middleweight.

Ronald Ellis was ranked number 8 by the WBC in the 168lb division.

Benavidez vs Ellis form

Benavidez remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Roamer Alexis Angulo on August 15, 2020, by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Connecticut, United States.

Prior to that, he had won against Anthony Dirrell on September 28, 2019, by knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.

Going into that contest, he had beaten J’Leon Love on March 16, 2019, by technical knockout in the 2nd round at AT&T Stadium, Texas.

Before that, he had defeated Ronald Gavril on February 17, 2018, by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at Las Vegas, Nevada.

He had won against Ronald Gavril on September 8, 2017, by split decision in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Nevada, Afghanistan.

Activity check

Benavidez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 5 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 8 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.

Ellis' last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.5 rounds on average.

What time did Benavidez vs Ellis start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Benavidez vs Ellis?

The ShowTime show began at 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST. The Fite.tv PPV UK broadcast of the card started at 2:00 AM (GTM).

What were the odds on Benavidez vs Ellis?

David Benavidez was a 1/25 (-2500) favorite going into the contest, while Ronald Ellis made his way into the ring at 8/1 (+800) with oddsmakers.

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