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Jason Cunningham vs Zolani Tete report
Who won Cunningham vs Tete?
Zolani Tete beat Jason Cunningham by knockout in the 4th round on Saturday 2nd July 2022 at Wembley Arena in London.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Joe Joyce's and Christian Hammer's clash.
Cunningham vs Tete stats
Jason Cunningham stepped into the ring with a record of 31 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Zolani Tete made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 22 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Tete had a massive power advantage over Cunningham, boosting at 76% knock out percentage over Cunningham's 23%.
Jason Cunningham was the younger man by 2 years, at 33 years old.
Tete had a height advantage of 2 inches over Cunningham.
Both Jason Cunningham & Zolani Tete fought out of a southpaw stance.
Cunningham was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 5 year and 6 months later than Tete, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 83 more professional rounds, 272 to Tete's 189.
Jason Cunningham went into the fight ranked number 14 by the WBC, 13 by the WBO and 6 by the IBF at super bantamweight.
Zolani Tete was ranked number 6 by the WBO in the 122lb division.
Cunningham vs Tete form
Cunningham had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Terry Le Couviour on 16th April 2022 by knockout in the 6th round at Telford International Centre, Shropshire, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Brad Foster on 9th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their CBC Commonwealth Super Bantamweight and BBBOC British Super Bantamweight championship fight at Arena Birmingham, West Midlands.
Going into that contest, he had beat Gamal Yafai on 15th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Lancashire.
Before that, he had defeated Michael Horabin on 22nd February 2020 by points in the 4th round at Doncaster Dome, Yorkshire.
He had won against Adam Hutchinson on 4th October 2019 by points in the 6th round at Doncaster Dome, Yorkshire.
Tete had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to John Riel Casimero on 30th November 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at Arena Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Mikhail Aloyan on 13th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at Ekaterinburg Expo, Yekaterinburg, Russia.
Going into that contest, he had beat Omar Andres Narvaez on 21st April 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at The SSE Arena, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had won against Siboniso Gonya on 18th November 2017 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at The SSE Arena, Belfast.
He had beat Arthur Villanueva on 22nd April 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Leicester Arena, Leicester.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jason Cunningham had been fighting more than Zolani Tete.
Going to this contest, Jason Cunningham had last fought 1 year, 1 month and 12 days ago, while Zolani Tete's last outing had been 3 years, 5 months and 28 days ago.
Cunningham's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
Tete's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 1 month and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
What time did Cunningham vs Tete start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM BST at Wembley Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Cunningham vs Tete?
The ESPN+ show is expected to begin at 2:00 PM EST / 11:00 AM PST. The BT Sport 1 broadcast of the card is expected to start at 7:00 PM (BTS).
What were the odds on Cunningham vs Tete?
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