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Who won Commey vs Marinez?
Richard Commey beat Jackson Marinez by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 13th February 2021 at The Bubble, MGM Grand in Nevada.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
The undercard featured the clash of Lopez vs Sanchez.
Commey vs Marinez stats
Back in February 2021, Richard Commey stepped into the ring with a record of 29 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 26 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jackson Marinez made his way to the ring with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Commey had a massive power advantage over Marinez, boosting at 90% knock out percentage over Marinez's 37%.
Richard Commey was the older man by 4 years, at 34 years old.
Marinez had a height advantage of 1 inch over Commey. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Both Richard Commey & Jackson Marinez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Commey was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 4 years and 11 months earlier than Marinez, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 79 more professional rounds, 212 to Marinez's 133.
Richard Commey went into the fight ranked number 6 by the WBC and 13 by the IBF at lightweight.
Jackson Marinez was ranked number 6 by the WBA in the 135lb division.
Commey vs Marinez form
Commey had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Teofimo Lopez on 14th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their IBF World Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Raymundo Beltran on 28th June 2019 by knockout in the 8th round in their IBF World Lightweight championship fight at Pechanga Resort & Casino, California.
Going into that contest, he had beat Isa Chaniev on 2nd February 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their IBF World Lightweight championship fight at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas.
Before that, he had won against Alejandro Luna on 10th March 2018 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Alamodome, Texas.
He had beat Hedi Slimani on 11th March 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Bukom Boxing Arena, Accra, Ghana.
Commey's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 rounds on average.
What time did Commey vs Marinez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Commey vs Marinez?
Richard Commey was a 9/25 (-280) favourite going into the contest, while Jackson Marinez made his way into the ring at 9/4 (+230) with oddsmakers.