Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight
Who won DeGale vs Periban?
James DeGale beat Marco Antonio Periban by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 22nd November 2014 at Echo Arena in Liverpool.
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).
DeGale vs Periban stats
James DeGale stepped into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Marco Antonio Periban made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested DeGale had a slight advantage in power over Periban, with a 68% knock out percentage over Periban's 65%.
James DeGale was the younger man by 1 year, at 36 years old.
Periban had a height advantage of 1 inch over DeGale. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
James DeGale fought out of the southpaw stance, while Marco Antonio Periban was an orthodox fighter.
DeGale's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Periban's, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 5 months later than Periban, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 174 more professional rounds, 210 to Periban's 36.
What were the odds on DeGale vs Periban?
James DeGale was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Marco Antonio Periban made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.