Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Burnett vs Donaire?
Nonito Donaire beat Ryan Burnett by on Saturday 3rd November 2018 at The SSE Hydro in Scotland.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Nonito Donaire.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).
This was a quarter final of the World Boxing Super Series.
This contest was for the WBA bantamweight championship of the world.
Also, on the undercard Josh Taylor was victorious over Ryan Martin and Zach Parker beat Darryll Williams for the BBBOC British Super Middleweight belt.
Burnett vs Donaire stats
Ryan Burnett stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 19 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Nonito Donaire made his way to the ring with a record of 38 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 24 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Donaire had advantage in power over Burnett, with a 63% knock out percentage over Burnett's 47%.
Ryan Burnett was the younger man by 10 years, at 30 years old.
Donaire had a height advantage of 1 inch over Burnett. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Ryan Burnett & Nonito Donaire fought out of an orthodox stance.
Burnett was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 24 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 12 year and 3 months later than Donaire, whose first professional fight was in 2001. He had fought 172 less professional rounds, 127 to Donaire's 299.
Nonito Donaire was ranked number 5 by the WBA in the 118lb division.
Burnett vs Donaire form
Ryan Burnett had beaten 5 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Yonfrez Parejo on 31st March 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Bantamweight championship fight at Principality Stadium, Wales, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Zhanat Zhakiyanov on 21st October 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Bantamweight and IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at The SSE Arena, Belfast.
Going into that contest, he had won against Lee Haskins on 10th June 2017 by split decision in their IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Before that, he had beat Joseafat Reyes on 25th February 2017 by points in the 8th round at Ice Arena, Hull.
He had defeated Ryan Farrag on 15th October 2016 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Bantamweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Donaire had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Carl Frampton on 21st April 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBO Interim World Featherweight championship fight at The SSE Arena, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Jessie Magdaleno on 5th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Zsolt Bedak on 23rd April 2016 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Cebu City Sports Complex, Cebu City, Philippines.
Before that, he had defeated Cesar Juarez on 11th December 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
He had beat Anthony Settoul on 18th July 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Cotai Arena, Venetian Resort, Macao, Macao S.A.R., China.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Ryan Burnett had been fighting more than Nonito Donaire.
Going to this contest, Ryan Burnett had last fought 4 years, 8 months and 5 days ago, while Nonito Donaire's last outing had been 4 years, 7 months and 15 days ago.
Burnett's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 1 month and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 56 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.2 rounds on average.
Donaire's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 4 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.2 rounds on average.
What time did Burnett vs Donaire start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM GMT at The SSE Hydro, Scotland, United Kingdom, which was 6:00 PM EST or 3:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Burnett vs Donaire?
Ryan Burnett was a 13/100 (-770) favourite going into the contest, while Nonito Donaire made his way into the ring at 11/2 (+550) with oddsmakers.