Accra Sports Stadium, Accra, Ghana
Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Richard Commey vs Prince Ofotsu report
Who won Commey vs Ofotsu?
Richard Commey beat Prince Ofotsu by technical knockout in the 8th round on Thursday 26th December 2013 at Accra Sports Stadium in Accra.
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 Ofotsu stats
Richard Commey stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Prince Ofotsu made his way to the ring with a record of 15 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Commey had a large advantage in power over Ofotsu, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Ofotsu's 73%.
Richard Commey was the younger man by 2 years, at 36 years old.
Both Richard Commey & Prince Ofotsu fought out of an orthodox stance.
Commey was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 4 year and 4 months later than Ofotsu, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 76 more professional rounds, 212 to Ofotsu's 136.
Commey vs Ofotsu form
Richard Commey had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before 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 beat 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 won against 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.
Ofotsu's last 2 fights had come over a period of 9 years, 9 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 years, 10 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 rounds on average.
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