Belts on The Line
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Who won Farmer vs Carroll?
Tevin Farmer beat Jono Carroll by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Friday 15th March 2019 at Liacouras Center in Pennsylvania.
The scorecards were announced as 117-111, 117-110, 117-111 in favor of winner Tevin Farmer.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
This contest was for the IBF super featherweight championship of the world.
Also, on the undercard Gabriel Rosado was defeated by Maciej Sulecki and Luke Campbell beat Adrian Young.
Farmer vs Carroll stats
Back in March 2019, Tevin Farmer stepped into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jono Carroll made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 16 wins and 1 draw, with 3 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Farmer had a slight advantage in power over Carroll, with a 21% knock out percentage over Carroll's 19%.
Tevin Farmer was the older man by 2 years, at 29 years old.
Carroll had a height advantage of 1 inch over Farmer.
Both Tevin Farmer & Jono Carroll fought out of an orthodox stance.
Farmer was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year and 10 months earlier than Carroll, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 111 more professional rounds, 292 to Carroll's 181.
Jono Carroll was ranked number 4 by the IBF in the 130lb division.
Farmer vs Carroll form
Farmer had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Francisco Fonseca on 15th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against James Tennyson on 20th October 2018 by knockout in the 5th round in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at TD Garden, Massachusetts.
Going into that contest, he had beat Billy Dib on 3rd August 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Technology Park, New South Wales, Australia.
Before that, he had been beaten by Kenichi Ogawa on 9th December 2017 by split decision in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Events Center, Las Vegas, United States.
He had defeated Arturo Santos Reyes on 29th April 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Liacouras Center, Pennsylvania, USA.
Carroll 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 drawn with Guillaume Frenois on 8th December 2018 by split draw in their IBF World Junior Lightweight eliminator fight at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Declan Geraghty on 30th June 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Humberto de Santiago on 18th November 2017 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at The SSE Arena, Northern Ireland.
Before that, he had beat John Quigley on 17th June 2017 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Waterfront Hall, Northern Ireland.
He had won against Juan Luis Gonzalez on 3rd December 2016 by points in the 8th round at Lagoon Leisure Centre, Scotland.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Tevin Farmer had been fighting more than Jono Carroll.
Going to this contest, Tevin Farmer had last fought 3 months ago, while Jono Carroll's last outing had been 3 months and 7 days ago.
Farmer's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.2 rounds on average.
Carroll's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
What time did Farmer vs Carroll start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Liacouras Center, Pennsylvania, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Farmer vs Carroll?
Tevin Farmer was a 11/100 (-910) favourite going into the contest, while Jono Carroll made his way into the ring at 731/100 (+730) with oddsmakers.