The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom, Las Vegas, United States
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Who won Charlo vs Trout?
Jermall Charlo beat Austin Trout by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 21st May 2016 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 116-112, 115-113, 116-112 in favor of winner Jermall Charlo.
The fight took place over 12 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
Charlo vs Trout stats
Jermall Charlo stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 23 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Austin Trout made his way to the ring with a record of 30 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 17 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Charlo had a large advantage in power over Trout, boosting at 78% knock out percentage over Trout's 57%.
Jermall Charlo was the younger man by 5 years, at 30 years old.
Charlo had a height advantage of 2 inches over Trout. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Jermall Charlo fought out of the orthodox stance, while Austin Trout was a southpaw.
Charlo was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 2 year and 11 months later than Trout, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 98 less professional rounds, 159 to Trout's 257.
Charlo vs Trout form
Charlo remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 4 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Wilky Campfort on 28th November 2015 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their IBF World Junior Middleweight championship fight at The Bomb Factory, Dallas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Cornelius Bundrage on 12th September 2015 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their IBF World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket.
Going into that contest, he had won against Michael Finney on 28th March 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Lenny Bottai on 13th December 2014 by knockout in the 3rd round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Trout had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Joey Hernandez on 8th September 2015 by knockout in the 6th round at Hollywood Palladium, Hollywood, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Luis Galarza on 9th May 2015 by technical knockout in the 6th round at State Farm Arena, Hidalgo.
Going into that contest, he had won against Luis Grajeda on 11th December 2014 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula.
Before that, he had defeated Daniel Dawson on 22nd August 2014 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula.
He had beat Miguel Cotto on 1st December 2012 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Welterweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Charlo's last 4 fights had come over a period of 11 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.
Trout's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.2 rounds on average.
What time did Charlo vs Trout start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 6:00 pm EST / 3:00 pm PST at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 11:00 pm BST in the UK.