Tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
Who won Conway vs Metcalf?
Kieron Conway beat James Metcalf by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 9th October 2021 at Echo Arena in Merseyside.
The scorecards were announced as 96-94, 96-95, 96-95 in favor of winner Kieron Conway.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Liam Smith beating Anthony Fowler. Also, on the undercard Ted Cheeseman lost to Troy Williamson for the BBBOC British Super Welterweight belt, Shannon Courtenay was overcome by Jamie Mitchell and Luke Willis was victorious over Rylan Charlton.
Conway vs Metcalf stats
Kieron Conway stepped into the ring with a record of 16 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
James Metcalf made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Metcalf had a massive power advantage over Conway, boosting at 62% knock out percentage over Conway's 19%.
Kieron Conway was the younger man by 8 years, at 25 years old.
Conway had a height advantage of 2 inches over Metcalf.
Both Kieron Conway & James Metcalf fought out of an orthodox stance.
Conway was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 5 year and 2 months later than Metcalf, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 5 more professional rounds, 117 to Metcalf's 112.
Conway vs Metcalf form
Kieron Conway had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Souleymane Cissokho on 8th May 2021 by split decision in their 12 round contest at AT&T Stadium, Arlington, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Macaulay McGowan on 12th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Wembley Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had beat Navid Mansouri on 14th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex.
Before that, he had defeated Craig O’Brien on 19th December 2019 by points in the 10th round at York Hall, London.
He had won against Konrad Stempkowski on 19th October 2019 by points in the 8th round at Newcastle Arena, Tyne and Wear.
Conway's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
Metcalf's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.5 rounds on average.
What time did Conway vs Metcalf start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:00 PM BST at Echo Arena, Merseyside, United Kingdom, which was 2:00 PM EST or 11:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Conway vs Metcalf?
Kieron Conway was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while James Metcalf made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.