Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Bentley vs Morrison?
Denzel Bentley beat Marcus Morrison by technical knockout in the 4th round on Friday 16th September 2022 at York Hall in Bethnal Green.
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).
Bentley vs Morrison stats
Denzel Bentley stepped into the ring with a record of 16 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw.
Marcus Morrison made his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws.
Denzel Bentley was the younger man by 1 year, at 28 years old.
Morrison had a height advantage of 1 inch over Bentley.
Both Denzel Bentley & Marcus Morrison fought out of an orthodox stance.
Bentley was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 12 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 3 year and 1 month later than Morrison, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 46 less professional rounds, 80 to Morrison's 126.
Denzel Bentley went into the fight ranked number 14 by the WBO at middleweight.
Bentley vs Morrison form
Bentley 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 defeated Linus Udofia on 13th May 2022 by split decision in their BBBOC British Middleweight championship fight at Indigo at The O2, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Sam Evans on 6th November 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Utilita Arena, West Midlands.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Felix Cash on 24th April 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their CBC Commonwealth Middleweight and BBBOC British Middleweight championship fight at York Hall, London.
Before that, he had beat Mark Heffron on 13th November 2020 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their BBBOC British Middleweight championship fight at BT Sport Studio, London.
He had won against Mick Hall on 25th July 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round at BT Sport Studio, London.
Bentley's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.6 rounds on average.
Morrison's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 10 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.3 rounds on average.
What time did Bentley vs Morrison start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at York Hall, Bethnal Green, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Bentley vs Morrison?
Bentley vs Morrison was broadcast on BT Sport 1 in the UK.
What were the odds on Bentley vs Morrison?
Denzel Bentley was a 13/100 (-770) favourite going into the contest, while Marcus Morrison made his way into the ring at 23/4 (+580) with oddsmakers.