Feb 14 2020
Friday

Honda Center, California, United States

10 rounds contest @ Welterweight
Samuel Kotey Neequaye
Neequaye
Ghana flag
13-0-1
SD 10

Score cards

  • 94-95
  • 96-93
  • 96-93
SD 10
23-2-0

The tape

32
Age
38
5' 10" / 179 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
N/A
Reach
N/A
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

RTDKOKOUDTKO
Form
TKOUDUDTKOUD
13
Wins
23
9
By KO
16
69
KO%
70
0
Loses
2
1
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2009

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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The Ring
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WBA
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WBC
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Blair Cobbs vs Samuel Kotey Neequaye report

Who won Cobbs vs Neequaye?

Blair Cobbs beat Samuel Kotey Neequaye by split decision in their 10 round contest on Friday 14th February 2020 at Honda Center in California.

The scorecards were announced as 94-95, 96-93, 96-93 in favor of winner Blair Cobbs.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).

This fight appeared on the undercard of Ryan Garcia beating Francisco Fonseca. Also, on the undercard Jorge Linares beat Carlos Morales and Alexis Rocha defeated Brad Solomon.

Cobbs vs Neequaye stats

Blair Cobbs stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 13 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Samuel Kotey Neequaye made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Neequaye had a slight advantage in power over Cobbs, with a 70% knock out percentage over Cobbs' 69%.

Blair Cobbs was the younger man by 6 years, at 32 years old.

Cobbs had a height advantage of 1 inch over Neequaye.

Blair Cobbs fought out of the southpaw stance, while Samuel Kotey Neequaye was an orthodox fighter.

Cobbs was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 year and 5 months later than Neequaye, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 78 less professional rounds, 68 to Neequaye's 146.

Cobbs vs Neequaye form

Cobbs remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Carlos Ortiz Cervantes on 2nd November 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Steve Villalobos on 22nd August 2019 by knockout in the 9th round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.

Going into that contest, he had beat Robert Redmond Jr on 21st June 2019 by knockout in the 6th round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.

Before that, he had won against Ferdinand Kerobyan on 21st March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at The Avalon, California.

He had beat Emmanuel Valadez on 21st July 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Nevada.

Activity check

Cobbs' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.2 rounds on average.

What time did Cobbs vs Neequaye start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Honda Center, California, United States, which was around 2:00 AM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Cobbs vs Neequaye?

Cobbs vs Neequaye was broadcast on DAZN in the US.

What were the odds on Cobbs vs Neequaye?

Blair Cobbs was a 1/20 (-1999) favourite going into the contest, while Samuel Kotey Neequaye made his way into the ring at 8/1 (+800) with oddsmakers.

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