Feb 23 2019
Saturday

The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom

12 rounds contest @ Super Middleweight
25-2-1
UD 12

Score cards

  • 112-115
  • 112-114
  • 109-117
UD 12
27-2-0

Your Scorecard

The tape

36
Age
33
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
72.4" / 184 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

KOUDMDMDUD
Form
RTDUDKOUDTKO
25
Wins
27
15
By KO
21
60
KO%
78
2
Loses
2
1
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2011

Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight

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The Ring
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WBA
4
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WBC
3
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WBO
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IBF
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James DeGale vs Chris Eubank Jr report

Who won DeGale vs Eubank Jr?

Chris Eubank Jr beat James DeGale by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 23rd February 2019 at The O2 Arena in London.

The scorecards were announced as 112-115, 112-114, 109-117 in favor of winner Chris Eubank Jr.

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).

Also, on the undercard Joe Joyce was victorious over Bermane Stiverne and Lee Selby beat Omar Douglas.

DeGale vs Eubank Jr stats

James DeGale stepped into the ring with a record of 25 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Chris Eubank Jr made his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 21 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Eubank Jr had advantage in power over DeGale, with a 78% knock out percentage over DeGale's 60%.

James DeGale was the older man by 3 years, at 36 years old.

DeGale had a height advantage of 1 inch over Eubank Jr. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

James DeGale fought out of the southpaw stance, while Chris Eubank Jr was an orthodox fighter.

DeGale was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 2 years and 8 months earlier than Eubank Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 3 less professional rounds, 210 to Eubank Jr's 213.

Chris Eubank Jr was ranked number 4 by the WBA and 3 by the WBC in the 168lb division.

DeGale vs Eubank Jr form

DeGale 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 beat Rogelio Medina on 30th April 2016 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at Armory, Washington, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Lucian Bute on 28th November 2015 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at Centre Videotron, Quebec City, Canada.

Going into that contest, he had won against Andre Dirrell on 23rd May 2015 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at Agganis Arena, Boston, United States.

Before that, he had beat Marco Antonio Periban on 22nd November 2014 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

He had defeated Brandon Gonzales on 31st May 2014 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Wembley Stadium, London.

Eubank Jr had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Avni Yildirim on 7th October 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at Hanns-Martin-Schleyer Halle, Stuttgart, Germany.

Previous to that, he had won against Arthur Abraham on 15th July 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Renold Quinlan on 4th February 2017 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Olympia, London.

Before that, he had beat Tom Doran on 25th June 2016 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their BBBOC British Middleweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London.

He had won against Nick Blackwell on 26th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their BBBOC British Middleweight championship fight at Wembley Arena, London.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Chris Eubank Jr had been fighting more than James DeGale.

Going to this contest, James DeGale had last fought 6 years, 7 months and 6 days ago, while Chris Eubank Jr's last outing had been 5 years, 1 month and 29 days ago.

DeGale's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 6 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.

Eubank Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 8 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.

What time did DeGale vs Eubank Jr start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM GMT at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast DeGale vs Eubank Jr?

DeGale vs Eubank Jr was broadcast on ITV Box Office in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by ShowTime.

What were the odds on DeGale vs Eubank Jr?

James DeGale was a 59/50 (+120) underdog going into the contest, while Chris Eubank Jr made his way into the ring at 4/5 (-130) with oddsmakers.

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Eubank Jr

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DeGale
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Eubank Jr
Fight Finished Early

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James DeGale

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108

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