Haney vs Ndongeni Info
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 took place over 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 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 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, who’s 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 in the 135lb division.
Haney vs Ndongeni form
Haney remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Alfredo Santiago Alvarez on 9th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Zaur Abdullaev on 13th September 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBC Interim World Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Going into that contest, he had won against Antonio Moran on 25th May 2019 by knockout in the 7th round at MGM National Harbor, Maryland.
Before that, he had beat Xolisani Ndongeni on 11th January 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at StageWorks of Louisiana, Shreveport.
He had defeated Juan Carlos Burgos on 28th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Pechanga Resort & Casino, California.
Haney's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 1 month and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 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.
Who broadcast Haney vs Ndongeni?
Haney vs Ndongeni was broadcast on ShowTime in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by BoxNation.