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
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 32 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 113 more professional rounds, 276 to Carroll's 163.
Jono Carroll was ranked number 4 by the IBF in the 130lb division.
Farmer vs Carroll form
Tevin Farmer had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to 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.
Previous to that, he had won against Arturo Santos Reyes on 29th April 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Liacouras Center, Pennsylvania, USA.
Going into that contest, he had beat Dardan Zenunaj on 2nd December 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at 2300 Arena, Pennsylvania.
Before that, he had defeated Orlando Rizo on 14th October 2016 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at 2300 Arena, Pennsylvania.
He had won against Ivan Redkach on 30th July 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
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 defeated Declan Geraghty on 30th June 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Going into that contest, he had beat Humberto de Santiago on 18th November 2017 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at The SSE Arena, Northern Ireland.
Before that, he had won against John Quigley on 17th June 2017 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Waterfront Hall, Northern Ireland.
He had beat 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, Jono Carroll had been fighting more than Tevin Farmer.
Going to this contest, Tevin Farmer had last fought 4 years, 7 months and 30 days ago, while Jono Carroll's last outing had been 3 years and 8 months ago.
Farmer's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
Carroll's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 18 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 (-909) favourite going into the contest, while Jono Carroll made his way into the ring at 731/100 (+731) with oddsmakers.