Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Denzel Bentley vs Felix Cash report
Who won Bentley vs Cash?
Felix Cash beat Denzel Bentley by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 24th April 2021 at York Hall in London.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
The undercard featured the clash of Johnson vs Markic.
Bentley vs Cash stats
Denzel Bentley stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 14 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Felix Cash made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 13 wins and 0 draws, with 9 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Bentley had advantage in power over Cash, with a 86% knock out percentage over Cash's 69%.
Denzel Bentley was the younger man by 2 years, at 28 years old.
Cash had a height advantage of 3 inches over Bentley.
Both Denzel Bentley & Felix Cash fought out of an orthodox stance.
Bentley was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2017, 1 year and 3 months later than Cash, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 7 more professional rounds, 81 to Cash's 74.
Denzel Bentley went into the fight ranked number 9 by the WBO at middleweight.
Felix Cash was ranked number 14 by the WBO in the 160lb division.
Bentley vs Cash form
Cash remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Jason Welborn on 14th August 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their CBC Commonwealth Middleweight championship fight at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Rasheed Abolaji on 2nd February 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their CBC Commonwealth Middleweight championship fight at O2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Stephen Danyo on 27th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Copper Box Arena, London.
Before that, he had won against Francis Tchoffo on 6th June 2018 by points in the 8th round at York Hall, London.
He had beat James Hagenimana on 3rd February 2018 by technical knockout in the 5th round at O2 Arena, London.
Bentley's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.3 rounds on average.
Cash's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.8 rounds on average.
What time did Bentley vs Cash start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at York Hall, London, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Bentley vs Cash?
Bentley vs Cash was broadcast on BT Sport 1 in the UK.
What were the odds on Bentley vs Cash?
Denzel Bentley was a 8/5 (+160) underdog going into the contest, while Felix Cash made his way into the ring at 53/100 (-190) with oddsmakers.