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Who won Fulton vs Khegai?
Stephen Fulton beat Arnold Khegai by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 25th January 2020 at Barclays Center in New York.
The scorecards were announced as 117-111, 116-112, 117-111 in favor of winner Stephen Fulton.
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).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Danny Garcia beating Ivan Redkach. Also, on the undercard Jarrett Hurd defeated Francisco Santana.
Fulton vs Khegai stats
Stephen Fulton stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 17 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Arnold Khegai made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 16 wins and 1 draw, with 10 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Khegai had advantage in power over Fulton, with a 63% knock out percentage over Fulton's 47%.
Stephen Fulton was the younger man by 2 years, at 27 years old.
Fulton had a height advantage of 1 inch over Khegai. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Stephen Fulton & Arnold Khegai fought out of an orthodox stance.
Fulton was the more experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2014, 1 year earlier than Khegai, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 17 more professional rounds, 119 to Khegai's 102.
Stephen Fulton went into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBA and 11 by the WBC at super bantamweight.
Arnold Khegai was ranked number 5 by the IBF in the 122lb division.
Fulton vs Khegai form
Fulton remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Isaac Avelar on 24th August 2019 by knockout in the 6th round at Bert Ogden Arena, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Paulus Ambunda on 11th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at EagleBank Arena, Virginia.
Going into that contest, he had beat Marlon Olea on 26th January 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Barclays Center, New York.
Before that, he had won against German Meraz on 30th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Citizens Business Bank Arena, California.
He had beat Jesus Ahumada on 16th June 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas.
Fulton's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
What time did Fulton vs Khegai start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Barclays Center, New York, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Fulton vs Khegai?
Stephen Fulton was a 3/25 (-833) favourite going into the contest, while Arnold Khegai made his way into the ring at 227/50 (+454) with oddsmakers.