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Richard Commey vs Jackson Marinez report
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
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 36 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
Richard Commey had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had drawn with Jose Pedraza on 27th August 2022 by split draw in their 10 round contest at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Oklahoma, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Vasyl Lomachenko on 11th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Jackson Marinez on 13th February 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
Before that, 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.
He had beat Raymundo Beltran on 28th June 2019 by knockout in the 8th round in their IBF World Lightweight championship fight at Pechanga Resort & Casino, California.
Commey's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 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.
Who broadcast Commey vs Marinez?
The ESPN show is expected to begin at 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST. The Premier Sports broadcast of the card is expected to start at 3:00 AM (BTS).
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.
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