VS
Sep 28 2018
Friday

King Abdullah Sports City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

10 round contest @ Super Middleweight
JJ McDonagh
McDonagh
Ireland flag
26-2-0
TKO 3
RTD 3
16-4-0

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The tape

29
Age
33
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
72.4" / 184 cm
Reach
-
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDKOUDTKOTKO
Form
TKOUDUDTKOPTS
26
Wins
16
20
By KO
8
77
KO%
50
2
Loses
4
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2009

Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight

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The Ring
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6
WBA
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4
WBC
-
10
WBO
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IBF
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Chris Eubank Jr vs JJ McDonagh report


Who won Eubank Jr vs McDonagh?

Chris Eubank Jr beat JJ McDonagh by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Friday, September 28th, 2018 at King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah.

The scorecards were announced in favor of winner Chris Eubank Jr.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).

This fight appeared on the undercard of George Groves' and Callum Smith's clash for the WBA Super World Super Middleweight and The Ring Super Middleweight championship.

Eubank Jr vs McDonagh stats

Back in September 2018, Chris Eubank Jr stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 20 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

JJ McDonagh made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Eubank Jr had a large advantage in power over McDonagh, boasting at 77% knockout percentage over McDonagh's 50%.

Chris Eubank Jr was the younger man by 4 years, at 29 years old.

McDonagh had a height advantage of 3 inches over Eubank Jr.

Both Chris Eubank Jr & JJ McDonagh fought out of an orthodox stance.

Eubank Jr was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year and 11 months later than McDonagh, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 227 more professional rounds, totaling 227 compared to McDonagh's 0.

Chris Eubank Jr went into the fight ranked number 6 by the WBA, 4 by the WBC and 10 by the WBO at super middleweight.

Eubank Jr vs McDonagh form

Eubank Jr had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to George Groves on February 17, 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had won against Avni Yildirim on October 7, 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at Hanns-Martin-Schleyer Halle, Stuttgart, Germany.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Arthur Abraham on July 15, 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had defeated Renold Quinlan on February 4, 2017 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Olympia, London.

He had won against Tom Doran on June 25, 2016 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their BBBOC British Middleweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London.

Activity check

Eubank Jr's last 5 fights come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.2 rounds on average.

What time did Eubank Jr vs McDonagh start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 6:50 PM UTC at King Abdullah Sports City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, which was 2:50 PM EST or 11:50 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 7:50 PM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Eubank Jr vs McDonagh?

Eubank Jr vs McDonagh was broadcast on ITV Box Office in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by DAZN.

What were the odds on Eubank Jr vs McDonagh?

Chris Eubank Jr was a 53/100 (-190) favourite going into the contest, while JJ McDonagh made his way into the ring at 3/2 (+150) with oddsmakers.

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Eubank Jr

JJ

McDonagh

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Round 1

Eubank Jr
draw
McDonagh
Fight Finished Early

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Winner announced as

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108

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