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

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The tape

36
Age
32
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, Jermell Charlo lost to Tony Harrison for the WBC World Super Welterweight belt and Lee Selby defeated 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 4 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 beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Fidel Monterrosa Munoz on 30th September 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Citizens Business Bank Arena, California, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Caleb Truax on 7th April 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Nevada.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Caleb Truax on 9th December 2017 by majority decision in their IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had drawn with Badou Jack on 14th January 2017 by majority draw in their 12 round contest in their WBC World Super Middleweight and IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.

He had won against Rogelio Medina on 30th April 2016 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at Armory, Washington.

Eubank Jr had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Wanik Awdijan on 16th October 2021 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Newcastle Arena, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had beat Marcus Morrison on 1st May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Matt Korobov on 7th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA Interim World Middleweight and WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.

Before that, he had won against James DeGale on 23rd February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Hehad defeated JJ McDonagh on 28th September 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at King Abdullah Sports City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

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 3 years, 7 months and 19 days ago, while Chris Eubank Jr's last outing had been 7 months and 3 days ago.

DeGale's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.2 rounds on average.

Eubank Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.4 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 (+118) underdog going into the contest, while Chris Eubank Jr made his way into the ring at 4/5 (-125) with oddsmakers.

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