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Who won Benn vs Algieri?
Conor Benn beat Chris Algieri by knockout in the 4th round on Saturday 11th December 2021 at Echo Arena in Merseyside.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Also, on the undercard Robbie Davies Jnr was victorious over Henry Lundy, Joe Cordina beat Miko Khatchatryan and Katie Taylor defeated Firuza Sharipova.
Benn vs Algieri stats
Back in December 2021, Conor Benn stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 19 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Chris Algieri made his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Benn had a large advantage in power over Algieri, boosting at 63% knock out percentage over Algieri's 36%.
Conor Benn was the younger man by 12 years, at 26 years old.
Algieri had a height advantage of 2 inches over Benn. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Conor Benn & Chris Algieri fought out of an orthodox stance.
Benn was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 8 year later than Algieri, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 105 less professional rounds, 94 to Algieri's 199.
Conor Benn went into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBA, 5 by the WBC, 11 by the WBO and 7 by the IBF at welterweight.
Chris Algieri was ranked number 10 by the WBO in the 147lb division.
Benn vs Algieri form
Benn 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 Adrian Granados on 4th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Headingley Rugby League Stadium, Yorkshire, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Samuel Vargas on 10th April 2021 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Sebastian Formella on 21st November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
Before that, he had defeated Steve Jamoye on 26th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at O2 Arena, London.
He had won against Jussi Koivula on 21st June 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at York Hall, London.
Algieri had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Mikkel LesPierre on 3rd August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Tommy Coyle on 1st June 2019 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Going into that contest, he had beat Daniel Gonzalez on 18th January 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Before that, he had won against Angel Hernandez on 30th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Paramount Theatre, New York.
He had been beaten by Errol Spence Jr on 16th April 2016 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Barclays Center, New York.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Conor Benn had been fighting more than Chris Algieri.
Going to this contest, Conor Benn had last fought 3 months and 7 days ago, while Chris Algieri's last outing had been 4 months and 8 days ago.
Benn's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.4 rounds on average.
Algieri's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
What time did Benn vs Algieri start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM GMT at Echo Arena, Merseyside, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Benn vs Algieri?
Conor Benn was a 7/50 (-710) favourite going into the contest, while Chris Algieri made his way into the ring at 11/2 (+550) with oddsmakers.