Olympia, Kensington, United Kingdom
Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight
Who won Etches vs Ryder?
John Ryder beat Adam Etches by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 4th February 2017 at Olympia in Kensington.
The scorecards were announced as 111-117, 112-116, 109-118 in favor of winner John Ryder.
The fight was scheduled to take place over rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
Etches vs Ryder stats
Back in February 2017, Adam Etches stepped into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
John Ryder made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Etches had a massive power advantage over Ryder, boosting at 85% knock out percentage over Ryder's 52%.
Adam Etches was the younger man by 3 years, at 26 years old.
Etches had a height advantage of 3 inches over Ryder.
Adam Etches fought out of the orthodox stance, while John Ryder was a southpaw.
Etches was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 22 days later than Ryder, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 169 less professional rounds, 76 to Ryder's 245.
Etches vs Ryder form
Adam Etches had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Zoltan Sera on 26th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Victor Jesus Rosales on 18th July 2015 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Double Tree by Hilton Hotel (formerly Park Hotel) , Sheffield.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Sergey Khomitsky on 28th March 2015 by knockout in the 4th round at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.
Before that, he had won against Ruslans Pojonisevs on 11th December 2014 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Double Tree by Hilton Hotel (formerly Park Hotel) , Sheffield.
He had beat Samir Santos Barbosa on 20th September 2014 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Ponds Forge Arena, Sheffield.
John Ryder had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Jack Arnfield on 24th September 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Robert Talarek on 28th May 2016 by points in the 6th round at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow.
Going into that contest, he had won against Sergey Khomitsky on 30th January 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Copper Box Arena, London.
Before that, he had defeated Adam Jones on 10th October 2015 by points in the 6th round at York Hall, London.
He had lost to Nick Blackwell on 30th May 2015 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their BBBOC British Middleweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, John Ryder had been fighting more than Adam Etches.
Going to this contest, Adam Etches had last fought 10 months and 9 days ago, while John Ryder's last outing had been 4 months and 11 days ago.
Etches' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
Ryder's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
What time did Etches vs Ryder start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM GMT at Olympia, Kensington, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
What were the odds on Etches vs Ryder?
Adam Etches was a 6/5 (+120) underdog going into the contest, while John Ryder made his way into the ring at 33/50 (-150) with oddsmakers.