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Who won Haney vs Ndongeni?
Devin Haney beat Xolisani Ndongeni by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Friday 11th January 2019 at StageWorks of Louisiana in Shreveport.
The scorecards were announced as 100-89, 99-90, 100-89 in favor of winner Devin Haney.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Haney vs Ndongeni stats
Devin Haney stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 20 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Xolisani Ndongeni made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 25 wins and 0 draws, with 13 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Haney had advantage in power over Ndongeni, with a 65% knock out percentage over Ndongeni's 52%.
Devin Haney was the older man by 22 years, at 22 years old.
Both Devin Haney & Xolisani Ndongeni fought out of an orthodox stance.
Haney was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 5 year and 6 months later than Ndongeni, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 29 less professional rounds, 138 to Ndongeni's 167.
Devin Haney went into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBA, 10 by the WBC and 10 by the IBF at lightweight.
Haney vs Ndongeni form
Haney remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Juan Carlos Burgos on 28th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Pechanga Resort & Casino, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Mason Menard on 11th May 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round at 2300 Arena, Pennsylvania.
Going into that contest, he had won against Hamza Sempewo on 4th November 2017 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Buckhead Fight Club, Georgia.
Before that, he had beat Enrique Tinoco on 22nd September 2017 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at SugarHouse Casino, Pennsylvania.
He had defeated Angel Aispuro on 24th June 2017 by knockout in the 5th round at Agua Caliente Casino, California.
Haney's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
What time did Haney vs Ndongeni start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at StageWorks of Louisiana, Shreveport, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Haney vs Ndongeni?
Devin Haney was a 1/50 (-4999) favourite going into the contest, while Xolisani Ndongeni made his way into the ring at 12/1 (+1200) with oddsmakers.