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Who won Ennis vs Lipinets?
Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis beat Sergey Lipinets by knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 10th April 2021 at Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut.
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).
Also, on the undercard Eimantas Stanionis was victorious over Thomas Dulorme, Jerwin Ancajas beat Jonathan Javier Rodriguez for the IBF World Junior Bantamweight belt and Mark Magsayo defeated Pablo Cruz.
Ennis vs Lipinets stats
Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 26 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 24 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Sergey Lipinets made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Ennis had advantage in power over Lipinets, with a 92% knock out percentage over Lipinets' 75%.
Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis was the younger man by 9 years, at 23 years old.
Ennis had a height advantage of 3 inches over Lipinets. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Both Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis & Sergey Lipinets fought out of an orthodox stance.
Ennis was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 2 year later than Lipinets, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 65 less professional rounds, 76 to Lipinets' 141.
Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis went into the fight ranked number 12 by the WBC, 7 by the WBO and 9 by the IBF at welterweight.
Sergey Lipinets was ranked number 9 by the WBO and 3 by the IBF in the 147lb division.
Ennis vs Lipinets form
Ennis remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he Chris van Heerden on 19th December 2020 by technical decision in their 1 round contest at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Juan Carlos Abreu on 19th September 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
Going into that contest, he had won against Bakhtiyar Eyubov on 10th January 2020 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Ocean Resort Casino, New Jersey.
Before that, he had beat Demian Daniel Fernandez on 5th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Dort Federal Event Center, Michigan.
He had defeated Franklin Mamani on 23rd August 2019 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Main Street, Oklahoma.
Lipinets had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had drawn with Custio Clayton on 24th October 2020 by majority draw in their 12 round contest in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Jayar Inson on 20th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Lamont Peterson on 24th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 10th round at MGM National Harbor, Maryland.
Before that, he had beat Erick Bone on 4th August 2018 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Nassau Coliseum, New York.
He had been beaten by Mikey Garcia on 10th March 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Alamodome, Texas.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis had been fighting more than Sergey Lipinets.
Going to this contest, Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis had last fought 4 months and 4 days ago, while Sergey Lipinets' last outing had been 5 months and 30 days ago.
Ennis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year and 8 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Lipinets' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
What time did Ennis vs Lipinets start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Ennis vs Lipinets?
Ennis vs Lipinets was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.
What were the odds on Ennis vs Lipinets?
Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis was a 1/10 (-999) favourite going into the contest, while Sergey Lipinets made his way into the ring at 5/1 (+500) with oddsmakers.