Oct 26 2019
Saturday

O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom

12 rounds contest @ Lightweight
43-7-1
MD 12

Score cards

  • 115-115
  • 116-113
  • 116-112
MD 12
27-2-0

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The tape

39
Age
35
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 9" / 174 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKORTDUDUDUD
Form
UDSDUDUDTKO
43
Wins
27
16
By KO
9
37
KO%
33
7
Loses
2
1
Draws
0
2001
Debut
2008

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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The Ring
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WBA
-
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WBC
15
13
WBO
5
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IBF
4

Ricky Burns vs Lee Selby report

Who won Burns vs Selby?

Lee Selby beat Ricky Burns by majority decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 26th October 2019 at O2 Arena in London.

The scorecards were announced as 115-115, 116-113, 116-112 in favor of winner Lee Selby.

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 Josh Taylor beating Regis Prograis for the WBA Super World Super Lightweight, IBF World Junior Welterweight and The Ring Junior Welterweight championship. Also, on the undercard Dereck Chisora beat David Price and Yves Ngabu was overcome by Lawrence Okolie.

Burns vs Selby stats

Ricky Burns stepped into the ring with a record of 43 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Lee Selby made his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Burns had a slight advantage in power over Selby, with a 37% knock out percentage over Selby's 33%.

Ricky Burns was the older man by 4 years, at 39 years old.

Burns had a height advantage of 1 inch over Selby. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Both Ricky Burns & Lee Selby fought out of an orthodox stance.

Burns was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 22 more fights, and made his debut in 2001, 6 years and 8 months earlier than Selby, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 154 more professional rounds, 414 to Selby's 260.

Ricky Burns went into the fight ranked number 13 by the WBO at lightweight.

Lee Selby was ranked number 15 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO and 4 by the IBF in the 135lb division.

Burns vs Selby form

Burns 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 Lee Selby on 26th October 2019 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had won against Scott Cardle on 10th November 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Anthony Crolla on 7th October 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

Before that, he had lost to Julius Indongo on 15th April 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Lightweight and IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow.

He had beat Kiryl Relikh on 7th October 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow.

Selby had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Omar Douglas on 23rd February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Josh Warrington on 19th May 2018 by split decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Elland Road Stadium, Leeds.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Eduardo Ramirez on 9th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London.

Before that, he had won against Jonathan Victor Barros on 15th July 2017 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.

Hehad defeated Andoni Gago on 4th March 2017 by technical knockout in the 9th round at The O2 Arena, London.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Lee Selby had been fighting more than Ricky Burns.

Going to this contest, Ricky Burns had last fought 2 years, 6 months and 28 days ago, while Lee Selby's last outing had been 3 years, 3 months and 1 day ago.

Burns' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.2 rounds on average.

Selby's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 57 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.4 rounds on average.

What time did Burns vs Selby start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM BST at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 3:00 PM EST or 12:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Burns vs Selby?

Burns vs Selby was broadcast on Sky Box Office HD in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by DAZN.

What were the odds on Burns vs Selby?

Ricky Burns was a 159/100 (+159) underdog going into the contest, while Lee Selby made his way into the ring at 49/100 (-204) with oddsmakers.

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108

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