Belts on The Line
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Who won Burnett vs Farrag?
Ryan Burnett beat Ryan Farrag by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 15th October 2016 at Echo Arena in Liverpool.
The scorecards were announced as 118-111, 117-111, 118-110 in favor of winner Ryan Burnett.
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).
Burnett vs Farrag stats
Ryan Burnett stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 14 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ryan Farrag made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Burnett had a massive power advantage over Farrag, boosting at 64% knock out percentage over Farrag's 25%.
Ryan Burnett was the younger man by 5 years, at 30 years old.
Both Ryan Burnett & Ryan Farrag fought out of an orthodox stance.
Burnett was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 2 year and 7 months later than Farrag, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 3 more professional rounds, 127 to Farrag's 124.
Ryan Burnett went into the fight ranked number 15 by the WBO at bantamweight.
Ryan Farrag was ranked number 15 by the WBO in the 118lb division.
Burnett vs Farrag form
Burnett had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Cesar Ramirez on 30th July 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at First Direct Arena, Leeds, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Anthony Settoul on 27th February 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jason Booth on 21st November 2015 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Bantamweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Before that, he had defeated Robert Kanalas on 10th October 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
He had won against Csaba Kovacs on 4th July 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at National Stadium, Dublin, Ireland.
Farrag 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 lost to Karim Guerfi on 4th June 2016 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Stefan Slavchev on 12th March 2016 by knockout in the 2nd round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Going into that contest, he had beat Stephane Jamoye on 30th October 2015 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Hall Omnisport de La Préalle, Herstal, Belgium.
Before that, he had won against Ashley Lane on 13th December 2014 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Hillsborough Leisure Centre, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
He had beat Gennadiy Delisandru on 24th May 2014 by points in the 8th round at Deeside Leisure Centre, Queensferry.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Ryan Burnett had been fighting more than Ryan Farrag.
Going to this contest, Ryan Burnett had last fought 6 years, 6 months and 8 days ago, while Ryan Farrag's last outing had been 6 years, 8 months and 3 days ago.
Burnett's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 7 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
Farrag's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 8 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.8 rounds on average.
What time did Burnett vs Farrag start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM BST at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom, which was 3:00 PM EST or 12:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Burnett vs Farrag?
Burnett vs Farrag was broadcast on Sky Sports 2 in the UK.
What were the odds on Burnett vs Farrag?
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