The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom, Las Vegas, United States
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Who won Charlo vs Jackson?
Jermell Charlo beat John Jackson by knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 21st May 2016 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom in Las Vegas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
This contest was for the WBC super welterweight championship of the world.
Charlo vs Jackson stats
Jermell Charlo stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 27 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
John Jackson made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Jackson had a massive power advantage over Charlo, boosting at 75% knock out percentage over Charlo's 44%.
Jermell Charlo was the younger man by 1 year, at 31 years old.
Jackson had a height advantage of 1 inch over Charlo. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Jermell Charlo & John Jackson fought out of an orthodox stance.
Charlo was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 1 year and 1 month earlier than Jackson, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 140 more professional rounds, 246 to Jackson's 106.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jermell Charlo had been fighting more than John Jackson.
Going to this contest, Jermell Charlo had last fought 5 years, 11 months and 26 days ago, while John Jackson's last outing had been 6 years, 2 months and 25 days ago.
Charlo's last 4 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 5 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 10 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.5 rounds on average.
Jackson's last 4 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 10 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 11 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Charlo vs Jackson?
Jermell Charlo was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while John Jackson made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.