Belts on The Line
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Who won Cordina vs Townend?
Joe Cordina beat Andy Townend by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 20th April 2019 at O2 Arena in London.
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).
This fight appeared on the undercard of David Allen beating Lucas Browne. Also, on the undercard Josh Kelly defeated Przemyslaw Runowski, Conor Benn was victorious over Josef Zahradnik and Dereck Chisora beat Senad Gashi.
Cordina vs Townend stats
Joe Cordina stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 8 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Andy Townend made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Cordina had advantage in power over Townend, with a 75% knock out percentage over Townend's 64%.
Joe Cordina was the younger man by 3 years, at 29 years old.
Both Joe Cordina & Andy Townend fought out of an orthodox stance.
Cordina was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 18 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 5 year and 5 months later than Townend, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 65 less professional rounds, 68 to Townend's 133.
Cordina vs Townend form
Cordina remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Enrique Tinoco on 30th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Casino de Monte Carlo Salle Medecin, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Previous to that, he had defeated Gavin Gwynne on 31st August 2019 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Lightweight championship fight at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had beat Andy Townend on 20th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their BBBOC British Lightweight championship fight at O2 Arena, London.
Before that, he had won against Sean Dodd on 4th August 2018 by unanimous decision in their CBC Commonwealth Lightweight championship fight at Ice Arena Wales, Wales.
He had beat Hakim Ben Ali on 31st March 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Principality Stadium, Wales.
Cordina's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
What time did Cordina vs Townend start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:45 PM BST at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 2:45 PM EST or 11:45 AM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Cordina vs Townend?
Joe Cordina was a 3/50 (-1666) favourite going into the contest, while Andy Townend made his way into the ring at 15/2 (+750) with oddsmakers.