Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Super Bantamweight
Who won Foster vs Cunningham?
Jason Cunningham beat Brad Foster by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 9th October 2021 at Arena Birmingham in West Midlands.
The scorecards were announced as 115-114, 116-112, 114-113 in favor of winner Jason Cunningham.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).
Also, on the undercard Ekow Essuman beat Danny Ball for the CBC Commonwealth Welterweight and BBBOC British Welterweight championship and Callum Johnson defeated Server Emurlaev.
Foster vs Cunningham stats
Brad Foster stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 14 wins, zero loses and 2 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jason Cunningham made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Foster had advantage in power over Cunningham, with a 36% knock out percentage over Cunningham's 21%.
Brad Foster was the older man by 24 years, at 24 years old.
Cunningham had a height advantage of 1 inch over Foster.
Brad Foster fought out of the orthodox stance, while Jason Cunningham was a southpaw.
Foster was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 19 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 year and 11 months later than Cunningham, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 132 less professional rounds, 120 to Cunningham's 252.
Brad Foster went into the fight ranked number 10 by the WBO and 10 by the IBF at super bantamweight.
Jason Cunningham was ranked number 12 by the IBF in the 122lb division.
Foster vs Cunningham form
Jason Cunningham had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Gamal Yafai on 15th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Lancashire, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Michael Horabin on 22nd February 2020 by points in the 4th round at Doncaster Dome, Yorkshire.
Going into that contest, he had beat Adam Hutchinson on 4th October 2019 by points in the 6th round at Doncaster Dome, Yorkshire.
Before that, he had won against Michael Mooney on 19th July 2019 by points in the 4th round at Magna Centre, Yorkshire.
Hehad been beaten by Michael Conlan on 22nd December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Cunningham's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
What time did Foster vs Cunningham start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at Arena Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Foster vs Cunningham?
Foster vs Cunningham was broadcast on BT Sport 1 in the UK.
What were the odds on Foster vs Cunningham?
Brad Foster was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Jason Cunningham made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.