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Billy Dib vs Tevin Farmer report
Who won Dib vs Farmer?
Tevin Farmer beat Billy Dib by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Friday 3rd August 2018 at Technology Park in New South Wales.
The scorecards were announced as 109-118, 108-119, 107-120 in favor of winner Tevin Farmer.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
This contest was for the IBF super featherweight championship of the world.
Dib vs Farmer stats
Billy Dib stepped into the ring with a record of 43 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 24 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Tevin Farmer made his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 5 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Dib had a massive power advantage over Farmer, boosting at 56% knock out percentage over Farmer's 20%.
Billy Dib was the older man by 5 years, at 37 years old.
Dib had a height advantage of 1 inch over Farmer. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Billy Dib & Tevin Farmer fought out of an orthodox stance.
Dib was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 17 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 6 years and 5 months earlier than Farmer, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 69 more professional rounds, 345 to Farmer's 276.
Billy Dib went into the fight ranked number 3 by the IBF at super featherweight.
Tevin Farmer was ranked number 4 by the IBF in the 130lb division.
Dib vs Farmer form
Dib had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Amphon Suriyo on 3rd June 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Emporium Function Centre, Bankstown, Australia.
Previous to that, he had defeated Sukpraserd Ponpitak on 26th February 2016 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Emporium Function Centre, Bankstown.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Takashi Miura on 1st May 2015 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBC World Super Featherweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan.
Before that, he had beat Isaias Santos Sampaio on 6th December 2014 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Entertainment Centre, Hurstville, Australia.
He had won against Ruben Manakane on 31st October 2014 by knockout in the 8th round at The Melbourne Pavilion, Flemington.
Tevin Farmer had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Kenichi Ogawa on 9th December 2017 by split decision in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Events Center, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Arturo Santos Reyes on 29th April 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Liacouras Center, Pennsylvania, USA.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Dardan Zenunaj on 2nd December 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at 2300 Arena, Pennsylvania.
Before that, he had won against Orlando Rizo on 14th October 2016 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at 2300 Arena, Pennsylvania.
He had defeated Ivan Redkach on 30th July 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Tevin Farmer had been fighting more than Billy Dib.
Going to this contest, Billy Dib had last fought 6 years, 9 months and 25 days ago, while Tevin Farmer's last outing had been 5 years, 3 months and 19 days ago.
Dib's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 4 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.6 rounds on average.
Farmer's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 7 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
What time did Dib vs Farmer start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 AM UTC at Technology Park, New South Wales, Australia, which was 6:00 AM EST or 3:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 11:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Dib vs Farmer?
Dib vs Farmer was broadcast on BoxNation in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.
What were the odds on Dib vs Farmer?
Billy Dib was a 333/100 (+330) underdog going into the contest, while Tevin Farmer made his way into the ring at 1/5 (-500) with oddsmakers.
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