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Sam Eggington vs Paulie Malignaggi report
Who won Eggington vs Malignaggi?
Sam Eggington beat Paulie Malignaggi by knockout in the 9th round on Saturday 4th March 2017 at The O2 Arena in London.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Eggington vs Malignaggi stats
Sam Eggington stepped into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Paulie Malignaggi made his way to the ring with a record of 36 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Eggington had a massive power advantage over Malignaggi, boosting at 58% knock out percentage over Malignaggi's 19%.
Sam Eggington was the younger man by 13 years, at 29 years old.
Eggington had a height advantage of 3 inches over Malignaggi. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Sam Eggington & Paulie Malignaggi fought out of an orthodox stance.
Eggington was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 21 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 11 year and 2 months later than Malignaggi, whose first professional fight was in 2001. He had fought 106 less professional rounds, 256 to Malignaggi's 362.
Sam Eggington went into the fight ranked number 14 by the WBC at welterweight.
Eggington vs Malignaggi form
Sam Eggington had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Ceferino Rodriguez on 13th May 2017 by knockout in the 10th round at Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham, Afghanistan.
Previous to that, he had defeated Paulie Malignaggi on 4th March 2017 by knockout in the 9th round at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had beat Frankie Gavin on 22nd October 2016 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham, UK.
Before that, he had won against Daza Usher on 30th July 2016 by knockout in the 1st round at First Direct Arena, Leeds, United Kingdom.
He had been beaten by Bradley Skeete on 5th March 2016 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Welterweight and CBC Commonwealth Welterweight championship fight at Genting Arena, Birmingham.
Paulie Malignaggi had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Gabriel Bracero on 30th July 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Antonio Moscatiello on 12th December 2015 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Laszlo Fazekas on 26th September 2015 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Teatro Principe, Milan, Italy.
Before that, he had lost to Danny Garcia on 1st August 2015 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
He had been beaten by Shawn Porter on 19th April 2014 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at DC Armory, Washington.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Sam Eggington had been fighting more than Paulie Malignaggi.
Going to this contest, Sam Eggington had last fought 6 years and 25 days ago, while Paulie Malignaggi's last outing had been 6 years, 10 months and 8 days ago.
Eggington's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 3 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
Malignaggi's last 5 fights had come over a period of 9 years, 1 month and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
What time did Eggington vs Malignaggi start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM GMT at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Eggington vs Malignaggi?
Eggington vs Malignaggi was broadcast on Sky Box Office HD in the UK.
What were the odds on Eggington vs Malignaggi?
Sam Eggington was a 53/100 (-190) favourite going into the contest, while Paulie Malignaggi made his way into the ring at 3/2 (+150) with oddsmakers.
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