Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Who won Buglioni vs Richards?
Frank Buglioni beat Craig Richards by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 28th October 2017 at Principality Stadium in Wales.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Frank Buglioni.
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).
Buglioni vs Richards stats
Frank Buglioni stepped into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw.
Craig Richards made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 10 wins and 0 draws.
Frank Buglioni was the older man by 1 year, at 33 years old.
Both Frank Buglioni & Craig Richards fought out of an orthodox stance.
Buglioni was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 3 years and 6 months earlier than Richards, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 23 more professional rounds, 146 to Richards' 123.
Buglioni vs Richards form
Buglioni had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Ricky Summers on 1st July 2017 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Light heavyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Hosea Burton on 10th December 2016 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their BBBOC British Light heavyweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Going into that contest, he had beat Olegs Fedotovs on 26th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Wembley Arena, London.
Before that, he had been beaten by Fedor Chudinov on 26th September 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Middleweight championship fight at Wembley Arena, London.
He had won against Fernando Castaneda on 24th July 2015 by knockout in the 5th round at Wembley Arena, London.
Buglioni's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 6 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
What time did Buglioni vs Richards start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 6:00 PM BST at Principality Stadium, Wales, United Kingdom, which was 1:00 PM EST or 10:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Buglioni vs Richards?
Buglioni vs Richards was broadcast on Sky Box Office HD in the UK.
What were the odds on Buglioni vs Richards?
Frank Buglioni was a 3/25 (-830) favourite going into the contest, while Craig Richards made his way into the ring at 9/2 (+450) with oddsmakers.