VS
Mar 16 2019
Saturday

AT&T Stadium, Arlington, United States

10 round contest @ Super Middleweight
20-0-0
TKO 2
TKO 2
24-2-1

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The tape

22
Age
31
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
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Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDSDTKOKOTKO
Form
UDUDTDTKORTD
20
Wins
24
17
By KO
13
85
KO%
54
0
Loses
2
0
Draws
1
2013
Debut
2010

Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight

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David Benavidez vs J’Leon Love report


Who won Benavidez vs Love?

David Benavidez beat J’Leon Love by technical knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday, March 16th, 2019, at AT&T Stadium, Arlington.

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).

This fight appeared on the undercard of Errol Spence Jr beating Mikey Garcia for the IBF World Welterweight championship. Also on the undercard Charles Martin defeated Gregory Corbin.

Benavidez vs Love stats

Back in March 2019, David Benavidez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 20 wins, zero losses, and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

J’Leon Love made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 2 losses and 1 draw, with 13 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Benavidez had a massive power advantage over Love, boasting a 85% knockout percentage compared to Love's 54%.

David Benavidez was the younger man by 9 years, at 22 years old.

Benavidez had a height advantage of 3 inches over Love.

Both David Benavidez and J’Leon Love fought out of an orthodox stance.

Benavidez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 years and 6 months later than Love, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 32 fewer professional rounds, totaling 136 compared to Love's 168.

J’Leon Love was ranked number 15 by the IBF in the 168lb division.

Benavidez vs Love 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 defeated Ronald Gavril on February 17, 2018, by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated 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.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Rogelio Medina on May 20, 2017, by knockout in the 8th round at Laredo Energy Arena, Laredo, United States.

Before that, he had won against Sherali Mamajonov on January 28, 2017, by knockout in the 2nd round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

He had beaten Denis Douglin on August 5, 2016, by technical knockout in the 10th round at 2300 Arena, Philadelphia.

Love had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Peter Quillin on August 4, 2018, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Nassau Coliseum, New York, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Dashon Johnson on September 16, 2016, by technical knockout in the 6th round at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had won against Michael Gbenga on April 1, 2016, by technical knockout in the 5th round at DC Armory, Washington.

Before that, he had defeated Marcus Upshaw on September 29, 2015, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Palms Casino and Resort, Pearl Theater, Las Vegas.

He had beaten Jason Escalera on June 21, 2015, by technical knockout in the 7th round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, David Benavidez had been fighting more than J’Leon Love.

Going into this contest, David Benavidez had last fought 1 year and 27 days ago, while J’Leon Love's last outing had been 7 months and 12 days ago.

Benavidez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 11 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 6 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.

Love's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.

What time did Benavidez vs Love start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at AT&T Stadium, Arlington, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Benavidez vs Love?

Benavidez vs Love was broadcast on FOX Sports PPV in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by ITV 4.

What were the odds on Benavidez vs Love?

David Benavidez was a 7/100 (-1400) favorite going into the contest, while J’Leon Love made his way into the ring at 817/100 (+820) with oddsmakers.

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