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Who won Carroll vs Hughes?
Maxi Hughes beat Jono Carroll by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Wednesday 12th August 2020 at LS-Live in Yorkshire.
The scorecards were announced as 93-97, 95-96, 95-96 in favor of winner Maxi Hughes.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Also, on the undercard Sean McComb beat Siar Ozgul and Sahir Iqbal defeated Maredudd Thomas.
Carroll vs Hughes stats
Back in August 2020, Jono Carroll stepped into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Maxi Hughes made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 5 loses and 2 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Carroll had a slight advantage in power over Hughes, with a 22% knock out percentage over Hughes' 20%.
Jono Carroll was the younger man by 2 years, at 28 years old.
Jono Carroll fought out of the orthodox stance, while Maxi Hughes was a southpaw.
Carroll was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 year and 2 months later than Hughes, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 62 less professional rounds, 181 to Hughes' 243.
Carroll vs Hughes form
Jono Carroll had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated 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 defeated 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.
Hughes had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Kris Pilkington on 22nd March 2020 by points in the 4th round at Doncaster Dome, Yorkshire, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had lost to Liam Walsh on 9th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at York Hall, London.
Going into that contest, he had won against Kieron McLaren on 6th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Doncaster Dome, Yorkshire.
Before that, he had been beaten by Sam Bowen on 14th April 2018 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their BBBOC British Super Featherweight championship fight at King Power Stadium (Leicester City FC), Leicestershire.
He had beat Fonz Alexander on 16th April 2016 by points in the 6th round at First Direct Arena, Leeds.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jono Carroll had been fighting more than Maxi Hughes.
Going to this contest, Jono Carroll had last fought 5 months and 5 days ago, while Maxi Hughes' last outing had been 4 months and 21 days ago.
Carroll's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
Hughes' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.4 rounds on average.
What time did Carroll vs Hughes start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at LS-Live, Yorkshire, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Carroll vs Hughes?
Jono Carroll was a 1/20 (-2000) favourite going into the contest, while Maxi Hughes made his way into the ring at 47/5 (+940) with oddsmakers.