Belts on The Line
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Who won Cordina vs Dodd?
Joe Cordina beat Sean Dodd by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 4th August 2018 at Ice Arena Wales in Wales.
The scorecards were announced as 117-112, 119-109, 120-109 in favor of winner Joe Cordina.
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).
The undercard featured the clash of Sims Jr vs Eschner.
Cordina vs Dodd stats
Back in August 2018, Joe Cordina stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 7 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Sean Dodd made his way to the ring with a record of 15 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 3 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Cordina had a massive power advantage over Dodd, boosting at 86% knock out percentage over Dodd's 20%.
Joe Cordina was the younger man by 7 years, at 27 years old.
Cordina had a height advantage of 2 inches over Dodd.
Both Joe Cordina & Sean Dodd fought out of an orthodox stance.
Cordina was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 12 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 5 year and 1 month later than Dodd, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 64 less professional rounds, 105 to Dodd's 169.
Cordina vs Dodd form
Dodd had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Tommy Coyle on 21st April 2018 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their CBC Commonwealth Lightweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Thomas Stalker on 30th September 2017 by unanimous decision in their CBC Commonwealth Lightweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Going into that contest, he had beat Antonio Horvatic on 19th August 2017 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Prenton Park (Tranmere Rovers FC), Merseyside.
Before that, he had defeated Lee Appleyard on 22nd April 2017 by unanimous decision in their CBC Commonwealth Lightweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
He had drawn with Scott Cardle on 2nd April 2016 by majority draw in their 12 round contest in their BBBOC British Lightweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United States.
Cordina's last 4 fights had come over a period of 11 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Dodd's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
What time did Cordina vs Dodd start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at Ice Arena Wales, Wales, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Cordina vs Dodd?
Cordina vs Dodd was broadcast on Sky Sports Mix in the UK.
What were the odds on Cordina vs Dodd?
Joe Cordina was a 3/100 (-3300) favourite going into the contest, while Sean Dodd made his way into the ring at 10/1 (+1000) with oddsmakers.