Bolton Whites Hotel (formerly De Vere Whites), Bolton, United Kingdom
Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight
Who won Catterall vs Hughes?
Jack Catterall beat Joe Hughes by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Friday 13th May 2016 at Bolton Whites Hotel (formerly De Vere Whites) in Bolton.
The scorecards were announced as 117-113, 117-112, 115-113 in favor of winner Jack Catterall.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
Catterall vs Hughes stats
Jack Catterall stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 14 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Joe Hughes made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Catterall had a large advantage in power over Hughes, boosting at 64% knock out percentage over Hughes' 43%.
Jack Catterall was the younger man by 3 years, at 29 years old.
Jack Catterall fought out of the southpaw stance, while Joe Hughes was an orthodox fighter.
Catterall was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 11 months later than Hughes, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 20 less professional rounds, 172 to Hughes' 192.
Catterall vs Hughes form
Jack Catterall had beaten 5 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Timo Schwarzkopf on 22nd November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Caesars Palace Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had defeated Ohara Davies on 6th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Leicester Arena, Leicestershire, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had beat Tyrone McKenna on 30th June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Before that, he had won against Tyrone Nurse on 21st October 2017 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Super Lightweight championship fight at First Direct Arena, Leeds.
He had beat Lukasz Janik on 12th August 2016 by points in the 8th round at Village Hotel, Ashton under Lyne.
Catterall's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 11 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.4 rounds on average.
What time did Catterall vs Hughes start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM BST at Bolton Whites Hotel (formerly De Vere Whites), Bolton, United Kingdom, which was 6:00 PM EST or 3:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
What were the odds on Catterall vs Hughes?
Jack Catterall was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Joe Hughes made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.