Jun 09 2018
Saturday

Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom

12 rounds contest
@ Super Lightweight
33-0-0
SD 12
SD 12
23-0-3

Belts on The Line

WBO World Junior Welterweight Championship

The tape

32
Age
31
5' 10" / 177 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
70.9" / 180 cm
Reach
79.9" / 203 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDTKOUDUDTKO
Form
UDUDSDKOKO
33
Wins
23
13
By KO
16
39
KO%
70
0
Loses
0
0
Draws
3
2009
Debut
2011

Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight

-
The Ring
-
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
1
WBO
2
-
IBF
-

Terry Flanagan vs Maurice Hooker report

Who won Flanagan vs Hooker?

Maurice Hooker beat Terry Flanagan by split decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 9th June 2018 at Manchester Arena in Manchester.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Maurice Hooker.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).

This contest was for the WBO super lightweight championship of the world.

This fight appeared on the undercard of Tyson Fury's and Sefer Seferi's clash.

Flanagan vs Hooker stats

Terry Flanagan stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 33 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Maurice Hooker made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 23 wins and 3 draws, with 16 of those by knock out.

The stats suggested Hooker had a massive power advantage over Flanagan, boosting at 70% knock out percentage over Flanagan's 39%.

Terry Flanagan was the older man by 1 year, at 32 years old.

Hooker had a height advantage of 1 inch over Flanagan. That also extended to a 9-inch reach advantage.

Terry Flanagan fought out of the southpaw stance, while Maurice Hooker was an orthodox fighter.

Flanagan was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 2 years and 3 months earlier than Hooker, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 71 more professional rounds, 219 to Hooker's 148.

Terry Flanagan went into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBO at super lightweight.

Maurice Hooker was ranked number 2 by the WBO in the 140lb division.

Flanagan vs Hooker form

Flanagan had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Petr Petrov on 8th April 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Lightweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had won against Orlando Cruz on 26th November 2016 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBO World Lightweight championship fight at Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff.

Going into that contest, he had beat Mzonke Fana on 16th July 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Lightweight championship fight at Ice Arena Wales, Cardiff.

Before that, he had defeated Derry Mathews on 12th March 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Lightweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool.

He had won against Diego Magdaleno on 10th October 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBO World Lightweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

Hooker 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 defeated Courtney Jackson on 19th August 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Omni Dallas Hotel, Texas, USA.

Previous to that, he had defeated Cristobal Cruz on 24th February 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Salon Mezzanine, Baja California, Mexico.

Going into that contest, he had drawn with Darleys Perez on 19th November 2016 by split draw in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had beat Ty Barnett on 6th August 2016 by knockout in the 1st round at Oracle Arena, California, USA.

Hehad won against Wilfrido Buelvas on 26th March 2016 by knockout in the 1st round at Oracle Arena, California.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Maurice Hooker had been fighting more than Terry Flanagan.

Going to this contest, Terry Flanagan had last fought 4 years, 2 months and 14 days ago, while Maurice Hooker's last outing had been 3 years, 10 months and 3 days ago.

Flanagan's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.2 rounds on average.

Hooker's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.4 rounds on average.

What time did Flanagan vs Hooker start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Flanagan vs Hooker?

Flanagan vs Hooker was broadcast on BT Sport 1 in the UK.

What were the odds on Flanagan vs Hooker?

Terry Flanagan was a 7/50 (-714) favourite going into the contest, while Maurice Hooker made his way into the ring at 9/2 (+450) with oddsmakers.

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