Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Burns vs Cardle?
Ricky Burns beat Scott Cardle by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 10th November 2018 at Manchester Arena in Manchester.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Oleksandr Usyk beating Tony Bellew for the WBA Super World Cruiserweight, WBC World Cruiserweight, IBF World Cruiserweight and WBO World Cruiserweight championship. Also, on the undercard Anthony Crolla beat Daud Yordan for the WBA Super World Lightweight belt.
Burns vs Cardle stats
Ricky Burns stepped into the ring with a record of 42 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Scott Cardle made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Burns had a slight advantage in power over Cardle, with a 36% knock out percentage over Cardle's 30%.
Ricky Burns was the older man by 6 years, at 39 years old.
Both Ricky Burns & Scott Cardle fought out of an orthodox stance.
Burns was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 24 more fights, and made his debut in 2001, 10 years and 4 months earlier than Cardle, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 250 more professional rounds, 414 to Cardle's 164.
Burns vs Cardle form
Cardle had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Lewis Ritson on 24th March 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their BBBOC British Lightweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Robbie Barrett on 15th April 2017 by majority decision in their BBBOC British Lightweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow.
Going into that contest, he had won against Kevin Hooper on 7th October 2016 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their BBBOC British Lightweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow.
Before that, he had beat Ivan Njegac on 28th May 2016 by points in the 6th round at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow.
He had drawn with Sean Dodd on 2nd April 2016 by majority draw in their 12 round contest in their BBBOC British Lightweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United States.
Cardle's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 10 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
What time did Burns vs Cardle start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 6:00 PM GMT at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom, which was 1:00 PM EST or 10:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Burns vs Cardle?
Ricky Burns was a 1/5 (-500) favourite going into the contest, while Scott Cardle made his way into the ring at 4/1 (+400) with oddsmakers.