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Junior Fa vs Lucas Browne report
Who won Fa vs Browne?
Lucas Browne beat Junior Fa by knockout in the 1st round on Sunday 5th June 2022 at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This fight appeared on the undercard of George Kambosos losing to Devin Haney for the The Ring Lightweight, WBA World Lightweight, IBF World Lightweight and WBO World Lightweight championship. Also, on the undercard Jason Moloney beat Aston Palicte and Andrew Moloney defeated Alexander Espinoza.
Fa vs Browne stats
Junior Fa stepped into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Lucas Browne made his way to the ring with a record of 30 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 26 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Browne had a massive power advantage over Fa, boosting at 87% knock out percentage over Fa's 53%.
Junior Fa was the younger man by 11 years, at 33 years old.
Fa had 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Junior Fa & Lucas Browne fought out of an orthodox stance.
Fa was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 6 year and 10 months later than Browne, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 62 less professional rounds, 95 to Browne's 157.
Lucas Browne was ranked number 15 by the WBA in the 201lb division.
Fa vs Browne form
Fa had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Joseph Parker on 27th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand.
Previous to that, he had beat Devin Vargas on 15th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Salt Palace, Utah, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Dominick Guinn on 28th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Pechanga Resort & Casino, California.
Before that, he had beat Newfel Ouatah on 2nd March 2019 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Voinovich Center, Ohio.
He had defeated Rogelio Omar Rossi on 15th December 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Horncastle Arena, Christchurch, New Zealand.
Browne had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Paul Gallen on 21st April 2021 by technical knockout in the 1st round at WIN Entertainment Centre, New South Wales, Australia.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by David Allen on 20th April 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had won against Kamil Sokolowski on 2nd March 2019 by points in the 6th round at Trump Turnberry, Scotland.
Before that, he had lost to Dillian Whyte on 24th March 2018 by knockout in the 6th round at The O2 Arena, London.
He had defeated Ruslan Chagaev on 5th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA World Heavyweight championship fight at Colosseum Sport Hall, Grozny, Russia.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Junior Fa had been fighting more than Lucas Browne.
Going to this contest, Junior Fa had last fought 2 years, 3 months and 13 days ago, while Lucas Browne's last outing had been 2 years, 1 month and 19 days ago.
Fa's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 rounds on average.
Browne's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 3 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.2 rounds on average.
What time did Fa vs Browne start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 1:00 AM UTC at Marvel Stadium, Melbourne, Australia, which was 9:00 PM EST or 6:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 2:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Fa vs Browne?
Fa vs Browne was broadcast on Sky Sports Action in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN.
What were the odds on Fa vs Browne?
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