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May 25 2024
Saturday

First Direct Arena, Leeds, United Kingdom

10 round contest @ Welterweight
13-0-0
TKO 9
TKO 9
23-3-0

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The tape

25
Age
30
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
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Reach
79.1" / 201 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

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Form
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13
Wins
23
0
By KO
0
0
KO%
0
0
Loses
3
0
Draws
0
2019
Debut
2015

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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The Ring
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11
WBA
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WBC
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Paddy Donovan vs Lewis Ritson report


Who won Donovan vs Ritson?

Paddy Donovan beat Lewis Ritson by technical knockout in the 9th round on Saturday, May 25th, 2024, at First Direct Arena, Leeds.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 kg).

This fight appeared on the undercard of Josh Taylor losing to Jack Catterall. Also on the undercard Cheavon Clarke beat Ellis Zorro for the BBBOC British Cruiserweight belt, Gary Cully defeated Francesco Patera, George Liddard was victorious over Graham McCormack, and Leli Buttigieg beat Anas Isarti.

Donovan vs Ritson stats

Paddy Donovan stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 13 wins, zero losses, and 0 draws.

Lewis Ritson made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws.

Paddy Donovan was the younger man by 5 years, at 25 years old.

Ritson had a height advantage of 1 inch over Donovan.

Paddy Donovan fought out of the southpaw stance, while Lewis Ritson was an orthodox fighter.

Donovan was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2019, 4 years and 6 months later than Ritson, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 100 fewer professional rounds, totaling 63 compared to Ritson's 163.

Paddy Donovan went into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBA at welterweight.

Donovan vs Ritson form

Ritson 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 Ohara Davies on March 4, 2023, by knockout in the 9th round in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Newcastle Arena, Newcastle, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had won against Dejan Zlaticanin on March 25, 2022, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Newcastle Arena, Tyne and Wear.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Christian Uruzquieta on December 18, 2021, by technical knockout in the 9th round at Rainton Meadows Arena, Tyne and Wear.

Before that, he had been beaten by Jeremias Ponce on June 12, 2021, by technical knockout in the 10th round at Eagles Community Arena, Tyne and Wear.

He had defeated Miguel Vazquez on October 17, 2020, by split decision in their 12 round contest at Newcastle Arena, Tyne and Wear.

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Donovan's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year and 5 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 4 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.7 rounds on average.

Ritson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.

What time did Donovan vs Ritson start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM BST at First Direct Arena, Leeds, United Kingdom, which was 3:00 PM EST or 12:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Donovan vs Ritson?

Donovan vs Ritson was broadcast on DAZN Global in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.

What were the odds on Donovan vs Ritson?

Paddy Donovan was a 3/50 (-1700) favorite going into the contest, while Lewis Ritson made his way into the ring at 9/1 (+900) with oddsmakers.

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