Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Commey vs Luna?
Richard Commey beat Alejandro Luna by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 10th March 2018 at Alamodome in Texas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Commey vs Luna stats
Back in March 2018, Richard Commey stepped into the ring with a record of 25 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.
Alejandro Luna made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 22 wins and 0 draws.
Richard Commey was the older man by 5 years, at 31 years old.
Commey had a height advantage of 2 inches over Luna. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Richard Commey & Alejandro Luna fought out of an orthodox stance.
Commey was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 9 months later than Luna, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 212 more professional rounds, 212 to Luna's 0.
Richard Commey went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBC, 11 by the WBO and 3 by the IBF at lightweight.
Alejandro Luna was ranked number 12 by the IBF in the 135lb division.
Commey vs Luna form
Commey had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Hedi Slimani on 11th March 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Bukom Boxing Arena, Accra, Ghana.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Denis Shafikov on 2nd December 2016 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Moscow, Russia.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Robert Easter Jr on 9th September 2016 by split decision in their IBF World Lightweight championship fight at Santander Arena, Reading, United States.
Before that, he had beat Anzor Gamgebeli on 19th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at MusikTeatret, Albertslund, Denmark.
He had won against Kakha Avetisiani on 17th October 2015 by technical knockout in the 5th round at DM-Arena, Karlsruhe, Germany.
Commey's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
What time did Commey vs Luna start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Alamodome, Texas, United States, which was around 2:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Commey vs Luna?
Richard Commey was a 57/100 (-180) favourite going into the contest, while Alejandro Luna made his way into the ring at 27/20 (+140) with oddsmakers.