Jun 16 2018
Saturday

Metro Radio Arena, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom

12 rounds contest @ Welterweight
Kris George
George
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6-0-0
TKO 7
RTD 7
14-1-0

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Belts on The Line

CBC Commonwealth Welterweight Championship

The tape

28
Age
33
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
N/A
72" / 183 cm
Reach
N/A
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDTKOTKOKOTKO
Form
KOTKOUDTKOUD
6
Wins
14
4
By KO
8
67
KO%
57
0
Loses
1
0
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2012

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Josh Kelly vs Kris George report

Who won George vs Kelly?

Josh Kelly beat Kris George by technical knockout in the 7th round on Saturday 16th June 2018 at Metro Radio Arena in Tyne and Wear.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Josh Kelly.

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 Lewis Ritson beating Paul Hyland Jnr for the BBBOC British Lightweight championship. Also, on the undercard Gavin McDonnell beat Stuart Hall and Charlie Edwards defeated Anthony Nelson.

George vs Kelly stats

Josh Kelly stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 6 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Kris George made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Kelly had a slight advantage in power over George, with a 67% knock out percentage over George's 57%.

Josh Kelly was the younger man by 5 years, at 28 years old.

Both Josh Kelly & Kris George fought out of an orthodox stance.

Kelly was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 4 year and 5 months later than George, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 24 more professional rounds, 99 to George's 75.

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Kelly's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.8 rounds on average.

What time did George vs Kelly start?

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

Who broadcast George vs Kelly?

George vs Kelly was broadcast on Sky Sports Action in the UK.

What were the odds on George vs Kelly?

Josh Kelly was a 3/100 (-3300) favourite going into the contest, while Kris George made his way into the ring at 10/1 (+1000) with oddsmakers.

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Josh Kelly

Kris George

108

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120

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