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Who won Charlo vs Adams?
Jermall Charlo beat Brandon Adams by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 29th June 2019 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 120-108, 120-108, 119-109 in favor of winner Jermall Charlo.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
This contest was for the WBC middleweight championship of the world.
Also, on the undercard Erickson Lubin was victorious over Zakaria Attou and Eduardo Ramirez beat Miguel Marriaga.
Charlo vs Adams stats
Jermall Charlo stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 28 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Brandon Adams made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Charlo had advantage in power over Adams, with a 75% knock out percentage over Adams' 62%.
Jermall Charlo was the younger man by 1 year, at 32 years old.
Charlo had a height advantage of 3 inches over Adams. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Jermall Charlo & Brandon Adams fought out of an orthodox stance.
Charlo was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 2 years and 6 months earlier than Adams, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 49 more professional rounds, 171 to Adams' 122.
Brandon Adams was ranked number 12 by the WBC in the 160lb division.
Charlo vs Adams form
Charlo remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Matt Korobov on 22nd December 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Middleweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Hugo Centeno Jr on 21st April 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round in their WBC Interim World Middleweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had won against Jorge Sebastian Heiland on 29th July 2017 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Barclays Center, New York.
Before that, he had beat Julian Williams on 10th December 2016 by knockout in the 5th round in their IBF World Junior Middleweight championship fight at USC Galen Center, Los Angeles.
He had defeated Austin Trout on 21st May 2016 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Middleweight championship fight at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom, Las Vegas.
Adams had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Sanny Duversonne on 3rd December 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at Wild Card Boxing, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Jermall Charlo on 29th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Middleweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Shane Mosley Jr on 9th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Forum, California.
Before that, he had defeated Eric Walker on 22nd May 2018 by majority decision in their 5 round contest at LADC Studios, California.
He had lost to Willie Monroe Jr on 23rd May 2014 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jermall Charlo had been fighting more than Brandon Adams.
Going to this contest, Jermall Charlo had last fought 3 years, 7 months and 25 days ago, while Brandon Adams' last outing had been 1 year, 8 months and 13 days ago.
Charlo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 2 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 3 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
Adams' last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 2 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.
What time did Charlo vs Adams start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Charlo vs Adams?
Jermall Charlo was a 3/100 (-3333) favourite going into the contest, while Brandon Adams made his way into the ring at 10/1 (+1000) with oddsmakers.