Conlan vs Cunningham Info
Michael Conlan beat Jason Cunningham by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 22nd December 2018 at Manchester Arena in Manchester.
The scorecards were announced as 98-92, 97-92, 97-92 in favor of winner Michael Conlan.
The fight took place over rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
Conlan vs Cunningham stats
Michael Conlan stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 9 wins, zero loses and draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jason Cunningham made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 5 loses and draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Conlan had a massive power advantage over Cunningham, boosting at 67% knock out percentage over Cunningham's 25%.
Michael Conlan was the younger man by 2 years, at 28 years old.
Conlan had a height advantage of 1 inch over Cunningham.
Michael Conlan fought out of the orthodox stance, while Jason Cunningham was a southpaw.
Conlan was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 20 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 5 year and 3 months later than Cunningham, who’s first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 113 less professional rounds, 91 to Cunningham's 204.
Conlan vs Cunningham form
Conlan remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 4 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Ibon Larrinaga on 12th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against David Berna on 17th March 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Going into that contest, he had beat Luis Fernando Molina on 9th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 6 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Before that, he had defeated Kenny Guzman on 22nd September 2017 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Convention Center, Arizona.
Cunningham had lost to all of his last 1 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Kal Yafai on 17th October 2015 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Super Flyweight championship fight at Barclaycard Arena (formerly NIA) , Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Conlan's last 4 fights had come over a period of 7 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 month and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.5 rounds on average.
Cunningham's last 1 fights had come over a period of , meaning he had been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.
What time did Conlan vs Cunningham start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:00 pm GMT at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom, which was 2:00 pm EST or 11:00 am PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Conlan vs Cunningham?
Conlan vs Cunningham was broadcast on BT Sport Box Office in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.