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Who won Campbell vs Perez?
Luke Campbell beat Darleys Perez by technical knockout in the 9th round on Saturday 29th April 2017 at Wembley Stadium in London.
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).
Campbell vs Perez stats
Back in April 2017, Luke Campbell stepped into the ring with a record of 16 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Darleys Perez made his way to the ring with a record of 33 wins, 2 loses and 2 draws, with 21 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Campbell had advantage in power over Perez, with a 81% knock out percentage over Perez's 64%.
Luke Campbell was the younger man by 4 years, at 30 years old.
Campbell had a height advantage of 2 inches over Perez. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Luke Campbell fought out of the southpaw stance, while Darleys Perez was an orthodox fighter.
Campbell was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 20 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 year and 4 months later than Perez, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 74 less professional rounds, 149 to Perez's 223.
Luke Campbell went into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC and 9 by the IBF at lightweight.
Darleys Perez was ranked number 1 by the WBA in the 135lb division.
Campbell vs Perez 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 beat Jairo Lopez on 25th February 2017 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Ice Arena, Hull, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Derry Mathews on 15th October 2016 by knockout in the 4th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Going into that contest, he had won against Argenis Mendez on 30th July 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at First Direct Arena, Leeds.
Before that, he had beat Gary Sykes on 26th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their CBC Commonwealth Lightweight championship fight at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.
He had been beaten by Yvan Mendy on 12th December 2015 by split decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London.
Perez had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had drawn with Maurice Hooker on 19th November 2016 by split draw in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Ubadel Soto on 20th May 2016 by knockout in the 2nd round at Coliseo Municipal, Caucasia, Colombia.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Anthony Crolla on 21st November 2015 by knockout in the 5th round in their WBA World Lightweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had drawn with Anthony Crolla on 18th July 2015 by majority draw in their 12 round contest in their WBA World Lightweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United States.
He had won against Jonathan Maicelo on 9th January 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Lightweight championship fight at Chumash Casino, Santa Ynez.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Luke Campbell had been fighting more than Darleys Perez.
Going to this contest, Luke Campbell had last fought 2 months and 4 days ago, while Darleys Perez's last outing had been 5 months and 10 days ago.
Campbell's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 4 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.4 rounds on average.
Perez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.2 rounds on average.
What time did Campbell vs Perez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:45 PM BST at Wembley Stadium, London, United Kingdom, which was 2:45 PM EST or 11:45 AM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Campbell vs Perez?
Luke Campbell was a 19/100 (-530) favourite going into the contest, while Darleys Perez made his way into the ring at 88/25 (+350) with oddsmakers.