Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight
Who won Richards vs Carolis?
Lerrone Richards beat Giovanni De Carolis by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 15th May 2021 at Manchester Arena in Lancashire.
The scorecards were announced as 119-109, 120-108, 120-108 in favor of winner Lerrone Richards.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Joshua Buatsi beating Daniel Blenda Dos Santos. Also, on the undercard Gamal Yafai lost to Jason Cunningham, Dalton Smith defeated Lee Appleyard and Tommy McCarthy was victorious over Alexandru Jur.
Richards vs Carolis stats
Back in May 2021, Lerrone Richards stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 14 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Giovanni De Carolis made his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 9 loses and 1 draw, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested De Carolis had a large advantage in power over Richards, boosting at 46% knock out percentage over Richards' 21%.
Lerrone Richards was the younger man by 8 years, at 29 years old.
De Carolis had a height advantage of 1 inch over Richards.
Lerrone Richards fought out of the southpaw stance, while Giovanni De Carolis was an orthodox fighter.
Richards was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 24 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 5 year and 10 months later than De Carolis, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 206 less professional rounds, 107 to De Carolis' 313.
Lerrone Richards went into the fight ranked number 10 by the WBO at super middleweight.
Richards vs Carolis form
De Carolis had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Tyron Zeuge on 5th November 2016 by knockout in the 12th round in their WBA World Super Middleweight championship fight at MBS Arena, Potsdam, Germany.
Previous to that, he had drawn with Tyron Zeuge on 16th July 2016 by majority draw in their 12 round contest in their WBA World Super Middleweight championship fight at Max Schmeling Halle, Prenzlauer Berg.
Going into that contest, he had beat Vincent Feigenbutz on 9th January 2016 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA World Super Middleweight championship fight at Baden-Arena, Offenburg.
Before that, he had been beaten by Vincent Feigenbutz on 17th October 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Super Middleweight championship fight at DM-Arena, Karlsruhe.
He had won against Mouhamed Ali Ndiaye on 2nd May 2015 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Palazzetto dello Sport Flaminio, Roma, Italy.
Richards' last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.5 rounds on average.
De Carolis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 59 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.8 rounds on average.
What time did Richards vs Carolis start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM BST at Manchester Arena, Lancashire, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Richards vs Carolis?
Lerrone Richards was a 1/10 (-1000) favourite going into the contest, while Giovanni De Carolis made his way into the ring at 182/25 (+730) with oddsmakers.