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Sam Bowen vs Anthony Cacace report
Who won Bowen vs Cacace?
Anthony Cacace beat Sam Bowen by split decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 30th November 2019 at Arena Birmingham in West Midlands.
The scorecards were announced as 113-115, 113-115, 115-112 in favor of winner Anthony Cacace.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Zolani Tete losing to John Riel Casimero for the WBO World Bantamweight championship. Also, on the undercard Lerrone Richards beat Lennox Clarke for the BBBOC British Super Middleweight belt, Chris Jenkins defeated Liam Taylor for the BBBOC British Welterweight title and Sam Maxwell was victorious over Connor Parker.
Bowen vs Cacace stats
Sam Bowen stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 15 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Anthony Cacace made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Bowen had a massive power advantage over Cacace, boosting at 73% knock out percentage over Cacace's 41%.
Sam Bowen was the younger man by 3 years, at 31 years old.
Cacace had a height advantage of 2 inches over Bowen.
Sam Bowen fought out of the orthodox stance, while Anthony Cacace was a southpaw.
Bowen was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 year and 1 month later than Cacace, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 78 less professional rounds, 66 to Cacace's 144.
Sam Bowen went into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBO at super featherweight.
Bowen vs Cacace form
Anthony Cacace had beaten 5 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Michael Magnesi on 24th September 2022 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Leon Woodstock on 28th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Super Featherweight championship fight at Arena Birmingham, West Midlands.
Going into that contest, he had beat Sam Bowen on 30th November 2019 by split decision in their BBBOC British Super Featherweight championship fight at Birmingham, West Midlands.
Before that, he had won against Alan Isaias Luques Castillo on 23rd February 2019 by points in the 8th round at O2 Arena, London.
He had beat Reynaldo Mora on 21st December 2017 by points in the 6th round at Holiday Inn, West Midlands.
Bowen's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 6 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.5 rounds on average.
Cacace's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 1 month. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
What time did Bowen vs Cacace start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM GMT at Arena Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom, which was 3:00 PM EST or 12:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Bowen vs Cacace?
Bowen vs Cacace was broadcast on BT Sport 2 in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.
What were the odds on Bowen vs Cacace?
Sam Bowen was a 3/10 (-330) favourite going into the contest, while Anthony Cacace made his way into the ring at 12/5 (+240) with oddsmakers.
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