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Who won Buatsi vs Conroy?
Joshua Buatsi beat Liam Conroy by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 23rd March 2019 at Copper Box Arena in London.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Charlie Edwards beating Angel Moreno for the WBC World Flyweight championship. Also, on the undercard Lawrence Okolie beat Wadi Camacho for the BBBOC British Cruiserweight and CBC Commonwealth Cruiserweight belts.
Buatsi vs Conroy stats
Joshua Buatsi stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 9 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Liam Conroy made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Buatsi had a large advantage in power over Conroy, boosting at 78% knock out percentage over Conroy's 50%.
Joshua Buatsi was the younger man by 1 year, at 29 years old.
Buatsi had a height advantage of 1 inch over Conroy.
Both Joshua Buatsi & Liam Conroy fought out of an orthodox stance.
Buatsi was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 5 year later than Conroy, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 52 less professional rounds, 77 to Conroy's 129.
Joshua Buatsi went into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBA, 15 by the WBO and 11 by the IBF at light heavyweight.
Buatsi vs Conroy form
Buatsi remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Renold Quinlan on 22nd December 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Tony Averlant on 13th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Metro Radio Arena, Tyne and Wear.
Going into that contest, he had beat Stephane Cuevas on 5th May 2018 by technical knockout in the 5th round at The O2 Arena, London.
Before that, he had defeated Bartlomiej Grafka on 31st March 2018 by points in the 6th round at Principality Stadium, Wales.
He had won against Jordan Joseph on 3rd March 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at The O2 Arena, London.
Buatsi's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What time did Buatsi vs Conroy start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM GMT at Copper Box Arena, London, 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 Buatsi vs Conroy?
Joshua Buatsi was a 1/50 (-5000) favourite going into the contest, while Liam Conroy made his way into the ring at 12/1 (+1200) with oddsmakers.