Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Franklin vs Booker?
Jermaine Franklin beat Rydell Booker by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 13th April 2019 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.
The scorecards were announced as 98-92, 99-91, 98-92 in favor of winner Jermaine Franklin.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Claressa Shields beating Christina Hammer. Also, on the undercard Otto Wallin beat Nick Kisner.
Franklin vs Booker stats
Back in April 2019, Jermaine Franklin stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 17 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Rydell Booker made his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Franklin had a large advantage in power over Booker, boosting at 76% knock out percentage over Booker's 48%.
Jermaine Franklin was the younger man by 13 years, at 25 years old.
Booker had a height advantage of 1 inch over Franklin. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Jermaine Franklin & Rydell Booker fought out of an orthodox stance.
Franklin was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 13 year and 7 months later than Booker, whose first professional fight was in 2001. He had fought 48 less professional rounds, 133 to Booker's 181.
Franklin's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 3 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.3 rounds on average.
What time did Franklin vs Booker start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Franklin vs Booker?
Jermaine Franklin was a 19/100 (-530) favourite going into the contest, while Rydell Booker made his way into the ring at 513/100 (+510) with oddsmakers.