Clay vs Kongo Info
Chris Kongo beat Luther Clay by technical knockout in the 9th round on Saturday 22nd August 2020 at Matchroom Fight Camp in Essex.
The fight took place over rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Clay vs Kongo stats
Luther Clay stepped into the ring with a record of 13 wins, 1 loss and draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Chris Kongo made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 11 wins and draws, with 6 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Kongo had advantage in power over Clay, with a 55% knock out percentage over Clay's 38%.
Luther Clay was the younger man by 3 years, at 24 years old.
Kongo had a height advantage of 3 inches over Clay.
Both Luther Clay & Chris Kongo fought out of an orthodox stance.
Clay was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 5 months earlier than Kongo, who’s first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 58 more professional rounds, 101 to Kongo's 43.
Luther Clay went into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBO in the 147lb division.
Clay vs Kongo form
Luther Clay had beaten 1 of his last 1 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Freddy Kiwitt on 19th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Kongo remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 4 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Fernando Valencia on 20th April 2019 by points in the 6th round at Lee Valley Leisure Complex, Athletics Centre, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Adam Grabiec on 29th September 2018 by points in the 6th round at York Hall, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Arvydas Trizno on 30th June 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round at York Hall, London.
Before that, he had defeated Serge Ambomo on 24th March 2018 by points in the 6th round at O2 Arena, London.
Clay's last 1 fights had come over a period of , meaning he had been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
Kongo's last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.8 rounds on average.
What time did Clay vs Kongo start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:30 pm BST at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex, United Kingdom, which was 3:30 pm EST or 12:30 pm PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Clay vs Kongo?
Clay vs Kongo was broadcast on Sky Box Office HD in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by DAZN.