VS
May 29 2021
Saturday

Michelob ULTRA Arena, Las Vegas, United States

12 round contest @ Lightweight
25-0-0
UD 12

Score cards

  • 116-112
  • 115-113
  • 116-112
UD 12
47-5-0

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Belts on The Line

WBC World Lightweight Championship

The tape

23
Age
36
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
70.9" / 180 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDUDTKOKOUD
Form
KOUDTKOKOTKO
25
Wins
47
15
By KO
29
60
KO%
62
0
Loses
5
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2002

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

3
The Ring
7
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WBA
-
-
WBC
4
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Devin Haney vs Jorge Linares report


Who won Haney vs Linares?

Devin Haney beat Jorge Linares by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday, May 29th, 2021, at Michelob ULTRA Arena, Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as 116-112, 115-113, 116-112 in favor of winner Devin Haney.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 kg).

This contest was for the WBC lightweight championship of the world.

Also on the undercard Jason Quigley was victorious over Shane Mosley Jr, Reshat Mati beat Ryan Pino, Martin Joseph Ward was overcome by Azinga Fuzile, and Chantelle Cameron was victorious over Melissa Hernandez.

Haney vs Linares stats

Back in May 2021, Devin Haney stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 25 wins, zero losses, and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Jorge Linares made his way to the ring with a record of 47 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, with 29 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Linares had a slight advantage in power over Haney, with a 62% knockout percentage compared to Haney's 60%.

Devin Haney was the younger man by 13 years, at 23 years old.

Haney had a height advantage of 1 inch over Linares. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Devin Haney and Jorge Linares fought out of an orthodox stance.

Haney was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 27 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 12 years and 11 months later than Linares, whose first professional fight was in 2002. He had fought 144 fewer professional rounds, totaling 222 compared to Linares' 366.

Jorge Linares was ranked number 4 by the WBC in the 135lb division.

Haney vs Linares form

Haney had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beaten Yuriorkis Gamboa on November 7, 2020, by unanimous decision in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States.

Prior to that, he had beaten Alfredo Santiago Alvarez on November 9, 2019, by unanimous decision in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.

Going into that contest, he had won against Zaur Abdullaev on September 13, 2019, by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBC Interim World Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Before that, he had beaten Antonio Moran on May 25, 2019, by knockout in the 7th round at MGM National Harbor, Maryland.

He had defeated Xolisani Ndongeni on January 11, 2019, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at StageWorks of Louisiana, Shreveport.

Linares had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Carlos Morales on February 14, 2020, by knockout in the 4th round at Honda Center, California, United States.

Prior to that, he had won against Al Toyogon on September 7, 2019, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Pablo Cesar Cano on January 18, 2019, by technical knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Super Lightweight eliminator fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.

Before that, he had defeated Abner Cotto on September 29, 2018, by knockout in the 3rd round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.

He had lost to Vasyl Lomachenko on May 12, 2018, by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA World Lightweight and The Ring Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Devin Haney had been fighting more than Jorge Linares.

Going into this contest, Devin Haney had last fought 6 months and 22 days ago, while Jorge Linares' last outing had been 1 year, 3 months and 15 days ago.

Haney's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 18 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 5 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.

Linares' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.6 rounds on average.

What time did Haney vs Linares start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Michelob ULTRA Arena, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Haney vs Linares?

The DAZN show began at 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST. The DAZN Global broadcast of the card started at 1:00 AM (BST).

What were the odds on Haney vs Linares?

Devin Haney was a 1/10 (-1000) favorite going into the contest, while Jorge Linares made his way into the ring at 13/2 (+650) with oddsmakers.

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Result

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Linares

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Devin Haney

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