Belts on The Line
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Who won Farrag vs Braithwaite?
Marcel Braithwaite beat Ryan Farrag by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Friday 9th June 2023 at Olympia in Liverpool.
The scorecards were announced as 114-115 in favor of winner Marcel Braithwaite.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
The undercard featured the clash of Butler vs Windle for the CBC Commonwealth Flyweight championship.
Farrag vs Braithwaite stats
Back in June 2023, Ryan Farrag stepped into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws.
Marcel Braithwaite made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw.
Ryan Farrag was the older man by 6 years, at 35 years old.
Both Ryan Farrag & Marcel Braithwaite fought out of an orthodox stance.
Farrag was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 6 years and 1 month earlier than Braithwaite, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 8 more professional rounds, 144 to Braithwaite's 136.
Farrag vs Braithwaite form
Ryan Farrag had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Sunny Edwards on 26th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Ryan Burnett on 15th October 2016 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Bantamweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Karim Guerfi on 4th June 2016 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Before that, he had defeated Stefan Slavchev on 12th March 2016 by knockout in the 2nd round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
He had beat Stephane Jamoye on 30th October 2015 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Hall Omnisport de La Préalle, Herstal, Belgium.
Farrag's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 7 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
Braithwaite's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.3 rounds on average.
What time did Farrag vs Braithwaite start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at Olympia, Liverpool, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Farrag vs Braithwaite?
Farrag vs Braithwaite was broadcast on BBC in the UK.
What were the odds on Farrag vs Braithwaite?
Ryan Farrag was a 5/2 (+250) underdog going into the contest, while Marcel Braithwaite made his way into the ring at 3/10 (-330) with oddsmakers.