Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Super Featherweight
Who won Carroll vs Frenois?
Jono Carroll drew with Guillaume Frenois by split draw on Saturday 8th December 2018 at Sheffield Arena in Sheffield.
The scorecards were announced as 114-114, 113-115, 115-113, meaning it was a split draw.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
This contest was for the vacant IBF super featherweight championship of the world.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Kell Brook's and Michael Zerafa's clash.
Carroll vs Frenois stats
Jono Carroll stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Guillaume Frenois made his way to the ring with a record of 46 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Frenois had a slight advantage in power over Carroll, with a 26% knock out percentage over Carroll's 19%.
Jono Carroll was the younger man by 9 years, at 29 years old.
Both Jono Carroll & Guillaume Frenois fought out of an orthodox stance.
Carroll was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 31 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 6 year and 6 months later than Frenois, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 231 less professional rounds, 157 to Frenois' 388.
Jono Carroll went into the fight ranked number 4 by the IBF at super featherweight.
Guillaume Frenois was ranked number 3 by the IBF in the 130lb division.
Carroll vs Frenois form
Carroll had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Declan Geraghty on 30th June 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Odyssey Arena, Belfast, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Humberto de Santiago on 18th November 2017 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at The SSE Arena, Northern Ireland.
Going into that contest, he had beat John Quigley on 17th June 2017 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Waterfront Hall, Northern Ireland.
Before that, he had defeated Juan Luis Gonzalez on 3rd December 2016 by points in the 8th round at Lagoon Leisure Centre, Scotland.
He had won against Damian Lawniczak on 29th October 2016 by points in the 6th round at Meadowbank Sports Centre, Scotland.
Frenois had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Michal Dufek on 28th April 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Salle Gayant, Nord, France.
Previous to that, he had defeated Ivan Ruiz Morote on 22nd December 2017 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Palais des Sports, Aisne.
Going into that contest, he had beat Ruddy Encarnacion on 24th June 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at La Salamandre, Oise.
Before that, he had won against Vyacheslav Gusev on 3rd March 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Palais des Sports, Aisne.
Hehad beat Samir Ziani on 10th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Halle Georges Carpentier, Paris.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Guillaume Frenois had been fighting more than Jono Carroll.
Going to this contest, Jono Carroll had last fought 3 years, 3 months and 19 days ago, while Guillaume Frenois' last outing had been 3 years, 5 months and 21 days ago.
Carroll's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
Frenois' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
What time did Carroll vs Frenois start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM GMT at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Carroll vs Frenois?
Jono Carroll was a 3/10 (-333) favourite going into the contest, while Guillaume Frenois made his way into the ring at 69/25 (+276) with oddsmakers.