VS
Mar 04 2023
Saturday

Newcastle Arena, Newcastle, United Kingdom

12 round contest @ Super Lightweight
23-2-0
KO 9
KO 9
24-2-0

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Final Eliminator For

WBA World Super Lightweight Championship

The tape

29
Age
31
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
79.1" / 201 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

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Form
TKOUDMDTKORTD
23
Wins
24
0
By KO
0
0
KO%
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2
Loses
2
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2014

Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight

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The Ring
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4
WBA
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WBO
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IBF
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Lewis Ritson vs Ohara Davies report


Who won Ritson vs Davies?

Ohara Davies beat Lewis Ritson by knockout in the 9th round on Saturday, March 4th, 2023, at Newcastle Arena, Newcastle.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 kg).

This contest was a final eliminator for the WBA super lightweight championship of the world.

The undercard featured the clash of Ward vs Kholmatov.

Ritson vs Davies stats

Back in March 2023, Lewis Ritson stepped into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 2 losses, and 0 draws.

Ohara Davies made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws.

Lewis Ritson was the younger man by 2 years, at 29 years old.

Ritson had a height advantage of 3 inches over Davies. That also extended to a 8-inch reach advantage.

Both Lewis Ritson and Ohara Davies fought out of an orthodox stance.

Ritson's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Davies', having had 1 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 11 months later than Davies, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 10 more professional rounds, totaling 154 compared to Davies' 144.

Lewis Ritson went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA at super lightweight.

Ohara Davies was ranked number 2 by the WBA in the 140lb division.

Ritson vs Davies form

Ritson 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 beaten Dejan Zlaticanin on March 25, 2022, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Newcastle Arena, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had beaten Christian Uruzquieta on December 18, 2021, by technical knockout in the 9th round at Rainton Meadows Arena, Tyne and Wear.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Jeremias Ponce on June 12, 2021, by technical knockout in the 10th round at Eagles Community Arena, Tyne and Wear.

Before that, he had won against Miguel Vazquez on October 17, 2020, by split decision in their 12 round contest at Newcastle Arena, Tyne and Wear.

He had beaten Robbie Davies Jnr on October 19, 2019, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Newcastle Arena, Tyne and Wear.

Davies had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Ismael Barroso on November 26, 2021, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Motospace Dubai Investment Park, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Prior to that, he had defeated Tyrone McKenna on September 30, 2020, by majority decision in their 10 round contest at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had won against Jeff Ofori on February 21, 2020, by technical knockout in the 6th round at York Hall, London.

Before that, he had defeated Logan Yoon on November 22, 2019, by technical knockout in the 7th round at York Hall, London.

He had beaten Miguel Vazquez on June 28, 2019, by points in the 10th round at York Hall, London.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Lewis Ritson had been fighting more than Ohara Davies.

Going into this contest, Lewis Ritson had last fought 11 months and 7 days ago, while Ohara Davies' last outing had been 1 year, 3 months and 6 days ago.

Ritson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 13 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 8 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.6 rounds on average.

Davies' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.

What time did Ritson vs Davies start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM GMT at Newcastle Arena, Newcastle, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Ritson vs Davies?

The Fite.tv PPV US show began at 12:00 PM EST / 9:00 AM PST. The Fite.tv PPV UK broadcast of the card started at 5:00 PM (GTM).

What were the odds on Ritson vs Davies?

Lewis Ritson was a 6/4 (+160) underdog going into the contest, while Ohara Davies made his way into the ring at 4/7 (-190) with oddsmakers.

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