Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Dickens vs May?
Jazza Dickens beat Nathaniel May by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Friday 12th July 2019 at Olympia in Merseyside.
The scorecards were announced as 96-92, 97-92, 97-91 in favor of winner Jazza Dickens.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
Also, on the undercard Martin Murray was victorious over Rui Manuel Pavanito and Terry Flanagan beat Jonas Segu.
Dickens vs May stats
Jazza Dickens stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Nathaniel May made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested May had advantage in power over Dickens, with a 57% knock out percentage over Dickens' 42%.
Jazza Dickens was the older man by 5 years, at 31 years old.
Jazza Dickens fought out of the southpaw stance, while Nathaniel May was an orthodox fighter.
Dickens was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 2 years and 7 months earlier than May, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 100 more professional rounds, 213 to May's 113.
Nathaniel May was ranked number 8 by the IBF in the 126lb division.
Dickens vs May form
Dickens 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 lost to Thomas Patrick Ward on 13th May 2017 by technical decision in their BBBOC British Super Bantamweight championship fight at First Direct Arena, Leeds, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Guillermo Rigondeaux on 16th July 2016 by technical decision in the 2nd round in their WBA Super World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Ice Arena Wales, Cardiff.
Going into that contest, he had won against Reynaldo Cajina on 12th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Before that, he had beat Martin Ward on 20th November 2015 by split decision in their BBBOC British Super Bantamweight championship fight at Rainton Meadows Arena, Houghton-le-Spring.
He had defeated Arnoldo Solano on 25th July 2015 by points in the 6th round at Ellesmere Port Sports Village, Ellesmere Port.
Dickens' last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 9 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
What time did Dickens vs May start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at Olympia, Merseyside, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Dickens vs May?
Jazza Dickens was a 37/100 (-270) favourite going into the contest, while Nathaniel May made his way into the ring at 51/25 (+204) with oddsmakers.