VS
May 25 2024
Saturday

First Direct Arena, Leeds, United Kingdom

10 round contest @ Welterweight
13-0-0

Estimated Ringwalk:

2024-05-25T19:00:00Z ()

broadcast start time:

UK - Sat 6:00pm / US - TBC

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
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Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

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Form
KO 9UD 10TKO 9TKO 10SD 12
13
Wins
23
10
By KO
13
77
KO%
57
0
Losses
3
0
Stopped
2
0
Draws
0
2019
Debut
2015
54
Pro rounds
154

Current rankings @ Welterweight

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The Ring
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12
WBA
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WBC
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WBO
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Paddy Donovan vs Lewis Ritson preview


When is Donovan vs Ritson?

Paddy Donovan will fight Lewis Ritson on Saturday 25th May 2024 at First Direct Arena in Leeds.

The fight will take place over 10 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit will be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).

This fight will appear on the undercard of Josh Taylor's and Jack Catterall's clash. Also, on the undercard will be Cheavon Clarke's and Ellis Zorro's contest for the BBBOC British Cruiserweight belt and Gary Cully's and Francesco Patera's bout.

Donovan vs Ritson stats

Paddy Donovan steps into the ring with an undefeated record of 13 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Lewis Ritson will make his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Donovan has advantage in power over Ritson, with a 77% knock out percentage over Ritson's 57%.

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

Ritson has a height advantage of 1 inch over Donovan.

Paddy Donovan fights out of the southpaw stance, while Lewis Ritson is an orthodox fighter.

Donovan is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 less fights, and made his debut in 2019, 4 year and 6 months later than Ritson, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 100 less professional rounds, 54 to Ritson's 154.

Paddy Donovan goes into the fight ranked number 12 by the WBA at welterweight.

Donovan vs Ritson form

Ritson has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he lost to Ohara Davies on 4th March 2023 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Newcastle Arena, Newcastle, United Kingdom.

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

Going into that contest, he had beat Christian Uruzquieta on 18th December 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 12th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Eagles Community Arena, Tyne and Wear.

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

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

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

What time does Donovan vs Ritson start?

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

Who is showing Donovan vs Ritson?

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

How do you stream Donovan vs Ritson?

In the UK you can stream Donovan vs Ritson via the DAZN global app and platform in the UK & most countries in the world. You can download the app for PC, Apple, Android, Fire TV, Roku, your Smart TV and many others.

1 month (12 month contract) of DAZN UK is £9.99, 1 year of DAZN UK is £99.99 and 1 month (flexible pass) costs £19.99.

In the US you can stream Donovan vs Ritson via the ESPN+ app. This is a standalone service from regular ESPN, so you don’t need to be an existing TV subscriber. You can download the app for PC, Apple, Android, Fire TV, Roku, your Smart TV and many others.

1 month of ESPN+ is $10.99, 1 month (disney+/hulu) of ESPN+ is $14.99, 1 month (disney+/hulu no ads) of ESPN+ is $24.99 and 1 year costs $109.99.

What are the odds on Donovan vs Ritson?

Paddy Donovan is currently 2/25 (-1200) to win the bout outright, while you can get 7/1 (+700) on Lewis Ritson if you fancy the massive upset.

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You can stream Donovan vs Ritson via the ESPN+ app. This is a standalone service from regular ESPN, so you don’t need to be an existing TV subscriber. You can download the app for PC, Apple, Android, Fire TV, Roku, your Smart TV and many others.

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You can stream Donovan vs Ritson via the DAZN global app and platform in the UK & most countries in the world. You can download the app for PC, Apple, Android, Fire TV, Roku, your Smart TV and many others.

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Donovan vs Ritson tickets

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First Direct Arena, Leeds

United Kingdom

Show open: TBA

Main event starts: 10pm (UK)

Undercard
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