Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Essuman vs Ball?
Ekow Essuman beat Danny Ball by knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 9th October 2021 at Arena Birmingham in West Midlands.
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).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Brad Foster losing to Jason Cunningham for the CBC Commonwealth Super Bantamweight and BBBOC British Super Bantamweight championship. Also, on the undercard Callum Johnson beat Server Emurlaev.
Essuman vs Ball stats
Ekow Essuman stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 15 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Danny Ball made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 10 wins and 1 draw, with 4 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested that Essuman and Ball have similar power, both with a 40% knock out percentage.
Ekow Essuman was the older man by 33 years, at 33 years old.
Ball had a height advantage of 1 inch over Essuman.
Both Ekow Essuman & Danny Ball fought out of an orthodox stance.
Essuman was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 7 months earlier than Ball, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 54 more professional rounds, 107 to Ball's 53.
Essuman vs Ball form
Essuman remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Chris Jenkins on 24th July 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their CBC Commonwealth Welterweight and BBBOC British Welterweight championship fight at Wembley Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Cedrick Peynaud on 12th September 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at York Hall, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Curtis Felix Jnr on 30th November 2019 by technical knockout in the 8th round at York Hall, London.
Before that, he had defeated Zygimantas Butkevicius on 19th October 2019 by points in the 6th round at Britannia Hotel, Nottinghamshire.
He had won against William Warburton on 6th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Harvey Hadden Sports Village, Nottinghamshire.
Essuman's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
What time did Essuman vs Ball start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM BST at Arena Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom, which was 3:00 PM EST or 12:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Essuman vs Ball?
Essuman vs Ball was broadcast on BT Sport 1 in the UK.
What were the odds on Essuman vs Ball?
Ekow Essuman was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Danny Ball made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.