Tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
Who won Eggington vs Pigford?
Sam Eggington beat Joe Pigford by technical knockout in the 5th round on Saturday 27th May 2023 at Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Lawrence Okolie's and Chris Billam-Smith's clash for the WBO World Cruiserweight championship.
Eggington vs Pigford stats
Back in May 2023, Sam Eggington stepped into the ring with a record of 33 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws.
Joe Pigford made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 20 wins and 0 draws.
Sam Eggington was the younger man by 1 year, at 30 years old.
Pigford had a height advantage of 1 inch over Eggington.
Both Sam Eggington & Joe Pigford fought out of an orthodox stance.
Eggington was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 21 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 months earlier than Pigford, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 193 more professional rounds, 256 to Pigford's 63.
Eggington vs Pigford form
Eggington had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Dennis Hogan on 8th October 2022 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Newcastle Entertainment Centre, Broadmeadow, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.
Previous to that, he had beat Przemyslaw Zysk on 25th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Skydome, West Midlands, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had won against Bilel Jkitou on 10th September 2021 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Skydome, West Midlands.
Before that, he had beat Carlos Molina on 22nd May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Skydome, West Midlands.
He had defeated Ashley Theophane on 11th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Fly By Nite Rehearsal Studios, Worcestershire.
Eggington's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 54 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.8 rounds on average.
What time did Eggington vs Pigford start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM BST at Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth, United Kingdom, which was 3:00 PM EST or 12:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Eggington vs Pigford?
Sam Eggington was a 6/5 (+120) underdog going into the contest, while Joe Pigford made his way into the ring at 4/6 (-150) with oddsmakers.
|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Sam Eggington - Decision||50%|
|Sam Eggington - KO||50%|
Based on 2 Predictions