Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Gallagher vs Jenkins?
Chris Jenkins beat Paddy Gallagher by technical decision in their 9 round contest on Saturday 3rd August 2019 at Marquee, Falls Park in Northern Ireland.
The scorecards were announced as 86-85, 86-85, 86-85 in favor of winner Chris Jenkins.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Michael Conlan beating Diego Alberto Ruiz. Also, on the undercard Luke Keeler defeated Luis Arias.
Gallagher vs Jenkins stats
Chris Jenkins stepped into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 3 loses and 2 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Paddy Gallagher made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Gallagher had a large advantage in power over Jenkins, boosting at 63% knock out percentage over Jenkins' 38%.
Chris Jenkins was the older man by 1 year, at 34 years old.
Both Chris Jenkins & Paddy Gallagher fought out of an orthodox stance.
Jenkins was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 7 months earlier than Gallagher, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 75 more professional rounds, 178 to Gallagher's 103.
Jenkins' last 3 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 10 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 11 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What time did Gallagher vs Jenkins start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM BST at Marquee, Falls Park, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Gallagher vs Jenkins?
Gallagher vs Jenkins was broadcast on BT Sport 1 in the UK.
What were the odds on Gallagher vs Jenkins?
Chris Jenkins was a 33/100 (-300) favourite going into the contest, while Paddy Gallagher made his way into the ring at 9/4 (+230) with oddsmakers.