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Who won Campbell vs Mendy II?
Luke Campbell beat Yvan Mendy by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 22nd September 2018 at Wembley Stadium in London.
The scorecards were announced as 119-109, 118-111, 116-112 in favor of winner Luke Campbell.
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 Anthony Joshua beating Alexander Povetkin for the IBF World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship. Also, on the undercard Matty Askin lost to Lawrence Okolie for the BBBOC British Cruiserweight belt and Sergey Kuzmin defeated David Price.
Campbell vs Mendy II stats
Luke Campbell stepped into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Yvan Mendy made his way to the ring with a record of 40 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 19 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Campbell had a massive power advantage over Mendy, boosting at 83% knock out percentage over Mendy's 48%.
Luke Campbell was the younger man by 2 years, at 35 years old.
Campbell had 1-inch reach advantage.
Luke Campbell fought out of the southpaw stance, while Yvan Mendy was an orthodox fighter.
Campbell was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 25 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 7 year and 3 months later than Mendy, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 231 less professional rounds, 149 to Mendy's 380.
Luke Campbell went into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBC at lightweight.
Yvan Mendy was ranked number 1 by the WBC in the 135lb division.
Campbell vs Mendy II form
Campbell 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 Jorge Linares on 23rd September 2017 by split decision in their WBA World Lightweight and The Ring Lightweight championship fight at Forum, Inglewood, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Darleys Perez on 29th April 2017 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Wembley Stadium, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jairo Lopez on 25th February 2017 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Ice Arena, Hull.
Before that, he had won against Derry Mathews on 15th October 2016 by knockout in the 4th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
He had beat Argenis Mendez on 30th July 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at First Direct Arena, Leeds.
Campbell's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 6 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.
What time did Campbell vs Mendy II start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:45 PM BST at Wembley Stadium, London, United Kingdom, which was 3:45 PM EST or 12:45 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Campbell vs Mendy II?
Luke Campbell was a 1/4 (-400) favourite going into the contest, while Yvan Mendy made his way into the ring at 3/1 (+300) with oddsmakers.