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UK - TBC / US - Fri 2:00pm EST
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Current rankings @ Bantamweight
When is Butler vs Agbeko?
Paul Butler will square off against Joseph Agbeko on Friday 25th June 2021 at Bolton Whites Hotel (formerly De Vere Whites) in Lancashire.
The fight will take place over 10 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit will be 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).
This fight will appear on the undercard of Jay Harris' and Ricardo Rafael Sandoval's clash for the IBF World Flyweight championship. Also, on the undercard will be Hosea Burton's and Liam Conroy's contest and Gary Cully's and Viorel Simion's bout.
Butler vs Agbeko stats
Paul Butler steps into the ring with a record of 32 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Joseph Agbeko will make his way to the ring with a record of 38 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 28 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Agbeko has a large advantage in power over Butler, boosting at 74% knock out percentage over Butler's 47%.
Paul Butler is the younger man by 9 years, at 32 years old.
Both Paul Butler & Joseph Agbeko fight out of an orthodox stance.
Butler is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 11 year and 11 months later than Agbeko, whose first professional fight was in 1998. He has fought 57 less professional rounds, 232 to Agbeko's 289.
Paul Butler goes into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO and 4 by the IBF at bantamweight.
Joseph Agbeko is currently ranked number 1 by the WBO in the 118lb division.
Butler vs Agbeko form
Butler has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Emmanuel Rodriguez on 5th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Stuart Hall on 30th September 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Going into that contest, he had beat Sebastian Sanchez on 12th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Before that, he had defeated Silvio Olteanu on 19th December 2015 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
He had won against Hector Rolando Gusman on 3rd October 2015 by knockout in the 1st round at Civic Hall, Wolverhampton.
Butler's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.
What time does Butler vs Agbeko start?
The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM BST at Bolton Whites Hotel (formerly De Vere Whites), Lancashire, United Kingdom, which is 3:00 PM EST or 12:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who is showing Butler vs Agbeko?
How do you stream Butler vs Agbeko?
Butler vs Agbeko is available to stream for free via IFL’s channel on YouTube. You can watch YouTube via your smartphone, smart TV or games console.
The whole event costs free.
In the US you can stream Butler vs Agbeko via the ESPN+ app. This is a standalone service from regular ESPN, so you don’t need to be an existing TV subscriber. You can download the app for PC, Apple, Android, Fire TV, Roku, your Smart TV and many others.
What were the odds on Butler vs Agbeko?
Joseph Agbeko is currently (+100) to win the bout outright, while you can get (+100) on Paul Butler if you fancy the incredible upset.
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