Farmer vs Carroll Info
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 took place over 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.
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 30 years old.
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, who’s first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 133 more professional rounds, 276 to Carroll's 143.
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 James Tennyson on 20th October 2018 by knockout in the 5th round in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at TD Garden, Massachusetts, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Billy Dib on 3rd August 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Technology Park, New South Wales, Australia.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had beat Arturo Santos Reyes on 29th April 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Liacouras Center, Pennsylvania, USA.
He had defeated Dardan Zenunaj on 2nd December 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at 2300 Arena, Pennsylvania.
Jono Carroll had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Scott Quigg on 7th March 2020 by technical knockout in the 11th round at Manchester Arena, Lancashire, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had lost to Tevin Farmer on 15th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Liacouras Center, Pennsylvania, United States.
Going into that 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.
Before that, he had won against Declan Geraghty on 30th June 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
He had defeated Humberto de Santiago on 18th November 2017 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at The SSE Arena, Northern Ireland.
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 1 year 10 months and 29 days ago, while Jono Carroll's last outing had been 6 months and 11 days ago.
Farmer's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 10 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
Carroll's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 3 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 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.
Who broadcast Farmer vs Carroll?
Farmer vs Carroll was broadcast on DAZN in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Sports Action.