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Who won Eggington vs Cheeseman?
Ted Cheeseman beat Sam Eggington by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 1st August 2020 at Matchroom Fight Camp in Essex.
The scorecards were announced as 113-116, 114-115, 113-116 in favor of winner Ted Cheeseman.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
Also, on the undercard Fabio Wardley was victorious over Simon Vallily, Jordan Gill beat Reece Bellotti, James Tennyson defeated Gavin Gwynne for the BBBOC British Lightweight title and Dalton Smith was victorious over Nathan Bennett.
Eggington vs Cheeseman stats
Sam Eggington stepped into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ted Cheeseman made his way to the ring with a record of 15 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 9 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Eggington had a slight advantage in power over Cheeseman, with a 61% knock out percentage over Cheeseman's 60%.
Sam Eggington was the older man by 2 years, at 28 years old.
Eggington had a height advantage of 1 inch over Cheeseman.
Both Sam Eggington & Ted Cheeseman fought out of an orthodox stance.
Eggington was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 years and 11 months earlier than Cheeseman, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 87 more professional rounds, 235 to Cheeseman's 148.
Sam Eggington went into the fight ranked number 5 by the IBF at super welterweight.
Eggington vs Cheeseman form
Sam Eggington had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Orlando Fiordigiglio on 19th September 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Tuscany Hall, Toscana, Italy.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Liam Smith on 30th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Mohamed Mimoune on 7th October 2017 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Before that, he had won against Ceferino Rodriguez on 13th May 2017 by knockout in the 10th round at Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham, Afghanistan.
He had beat Paulie Malignaggi on 4th March 2017 by knockout in the 9th round at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Cheeseman had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Scott Fitzgerald on 19th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Super Welterweight championship fight at Newcastle Arena, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had drawn with Kieron Conway on 21st June 2019 by split draw in their BBBOC British Super Welterweight championship fight at York Hall, London.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Sergio Garcia on 2nd February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at O2 Arena, London.
Before that, he had defeated Asinia Byfield on 27th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Super Welterweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London.
He had won against Paul Upton on 6th June 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at York Hall, London.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Ted Cheeseman had been fighting more than Sam Eggington.
Going to this contest, Sam Eggington had last fought 2 years, 10 months and 20 days ago, while Ted Cheeseman's last outing had been 2 years, 9 months and 20 days ago.
Eggington's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 1 month. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
Cheeseman's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.4 rounds on average.
What time did Eggington vs Cheeseman start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex, 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 Eggington vs Cheeseman?
Sam Eggington was a 3/1 (+300) underdog going into the contest, while Ted Cheeseman made his way into the ring at 1/4 (-400) with oddsmakers.