Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, United Kingdom
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 took place over 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 IBF super featherweight championship of the world.
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 28 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 235 less professional rounds, 143 to Frenois' 378.
Jono Carroll went into the fight ranked number 4 by the IBF in the 130lb division.
Guillaume Frenois was ranked number 3 by the IBF in the 130lb division.
Carroll vs Frenois form
Jono Carroll had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Scott Quigg on 7th March 2020 by technical knockout in the 11th round at Manchester Arena, Lancashire, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Tevin Farmer on 15th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Liacouras Center, Pennsylvania, United States.
Going into that contest, he had drawn with Guillaume Frenois on 8th December 2018 by split draw in their IBF World Junior Lightweight eliminator fight at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had won against Declan Geraghty on 30th June 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
He had beat Humberto de Santiago on 18th November 2017 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at The SSE Arena, Northern Ireland.
Frenois had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had drawn with Jono Carroll on 8th December 2018 by split draw in their IBF World Junior Lightweight eliminator fight at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Michal Dufek on 28th April 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Salle Gayant, Nord, France.
Going into that contest, he had won against Ivan Ruiz Morote on 22nd December 2017 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Palais des Sports, Aisne.
Before that, he had defeated Ruddy Encarnacion on 24th June 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at La Salamandre, Oise.
He had beat Vyacheslav Gusev on 3rd March 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Palais des Sports, Aisne.
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 10 months and 17 days ago, while Guillaume Frenois' last outing had been 2 years, 1 month and 16 days ago.
Carroll's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
Frenois' last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 10 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.
Who broadcast Carroll vs Frenois?
Carroll vs Frenois was broadcast on Sky Sports Action in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by DAZN.