Crolla vs Yordan Info
Anthony Crolla beat Daud Yordan by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 10th November 2018 at Manchester Arena in Manchester.
The scorecards were announced as 116-112, 116-112, 116-112 in favor of winner Anthony Crolla.
The fight took place over rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
This contest was for the WBA lightweight championship of the world.
Crolla vs Yordan stats
Anthony Crolla stepped into the ring with a record of 33 wins, 6 loses and 3 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Daud Yordan made his way to the ring with a record of 38 wins, 3 loses and draws, with 26 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Yordan had a large advantage in power over Crolla, boosting at 68% knock out percentage over Crolla's 39%.
Anthony Crolla was the same age as Daud Yordan, at 33 years old.
Crolla had a height advantage of 2 inches over Yordan. Despite this, Yordan had 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Anthony Crolla & Daud Yordan fought out of an orthodox stance.
Crolla was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 1 year and 1 month later than Yordan, who’s first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 10 more professional rounds, 289 to Yordan's 279.
Anthony Crolla went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA and 7 by the WBC in the 135lb division.
Daud Yordan was ranked number 2 by the WBA and 2 by the WBO in the 135lb division.
Crolla vs Yordan form
Crolla had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Ricky Burns on 7th October 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Jorge Linares on 25th March 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Lightweight and The Ring Lightweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Jorge Linares on 24th September 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Lightweight and The Ring Lightweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Before that, he had defeated Ismael Barroso on 7th May 2016 by knockout in the 7th round in their WBA World Lightweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
He had beat Darleys Perez on 21st November 2015 by knockout in the 5th round in their WBA World Lightweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Yordan had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Pavel Malikov on 22nd April 2018 by knockout in the 8th round at DIVS, Ekaterinburg, Afghanistan.
Previous to that, he had won against Cristian Rafael Coria on 4th June 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Radisson Victoria Plaza, Montevideo, Uruguay.
Going into that contest, he had beat Yoshitaka Kato on 5th February 2016 by technical decision in their 9 round contest at Balai Sarbini Convention Hall, Jakarta, Indonesia.
Before that, he had defeated Maxwell Awuku on 6th June 2015 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at DBL Arena, Surabaya.
He had won against Ronald Pontillas on 20th December 2014 by knockout in the 5th round at Pangsuma Stadium, Pontianak.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Daud Yordan had been fighting more than Anthony Crolla.
Going to this contest, Anthony Crolla had last fought 1 year and 1 month ago, while Daud Yordan's last outing had been 6 months and 19 days ago.
Crolla's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year and 10 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that his fights had lasted on average 9.6 rounds.
Yordan's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 4 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that his fights had lasted on average 8.8 rounds.
What time did Crolla vs Yordan start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 pm UTC at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 pm EST or 1:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 9:00 pm GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Crolla vs Yordan?
Crolla vs Yordan was broadcast on Sky Box Office HD in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by DAZN.