Dickens vs Ward Info
Thomas Patrick Ward beat Jazza Dickens by technical decision in their 9 round contest on Saturday 13th May 2017 at First Direct Arena in Leeds.
The scorecards were announced as 85-87, 84-88, 85-87 in favor of winner Thomas Patrick Ward.
The fight took place over rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).
This was of the World Boxing Super Series.
Dickens vs Ward stats
Jazza Dickens stepped into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Thomas Patrick Ward made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 20 wins and draws, with 2 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Dickens had a large advantage in power over Ward, boosting at 32% knock out percentage over Ward's 10%.
Jazza Dickens was the older man by 3 years, at 29 years old.
Jazza Dickens fought out of the southpaw stance, while Thomas Patrick Ward was an orthodox fighter.
Dickens was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year and 5 months earlier than Ward, who’s first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 4 more professional rounds, 187 to Ward's 183.
Dickens vs Ward form
Dickens had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Guillermo Rigondeaux on 16th July 2016 by in the 2nd round in their WBA Super World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Ice Arena Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Reynaldo Cajina on 12th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Going into that contest, he had won against Martin Ward on 20th November 2015 by split decision in their BBBOC British Super Bantamweight championship fight at Rainton Meadows Arena, Houghton-le-Spring.
Before that, he had beat Arnoldo Solano on 25th July 2015 by points in the 6th round at Ellesmere Port Sports Village, Ellesmere Port.
He had defeated Josh Wale on 6th March 2015 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Super Bantamweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Dickens' last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 4 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
Ward's last 0 fights had come over a period of , meaning he had been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of rounds, meaning that they had lasted NAN rounds on average.
What time did Dickens vs Ward start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 pm BST at First Direct Arena, Leeds, United Kingdom, which was 6:00 pm EST or 3:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Dickens vs Ward?
Dickens vs Ward was broadcast on BoxNation in the UK.