Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Harris vs Braithwaite?
Jay Harris beat Marcel Braithwaite by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Sunday 18th October 2020 at Production Park Studios in Yorkshire.
The scorecards were announced as 98-93, 97-93, 98-92 in favor of winner Jay Harris.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 112 pounds (8 stone or 50.8 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Michael McKinson's and Martin Harkin's clash.
Harris vs Braithwaite stats
Back in October 2020, Jay Harris stepped into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Marcel Braithwaite made his way to the ring with a record of 9 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Harris had a massive power advantage over Braithwaite, boosting at 53% knock out percentage over Braithwaite's 0%.
Jay Harris was the older man by 4 years, at 30 years old.
Harris had a height advantage of 3 inches over Braithwaite.
Both Jay Harris & Marcel Braithwaite fought out of an orthodox stance.
Harris was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 years and 3 months earlier than Braithwaite, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 5 less professional rounds, 131 to Braithwaite's 136.
Harris vs Braithwaite form
Harris had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Julio Cesar Martinez on 29th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Paddy Barnes on 11th October 2019 by knockout in the 4th round at Ulster Hall, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had beat Angel Moreno on 1st June 2019 by points in the 12th round at Vale Sports Arena, Wales.
Before that, he had defeated Brett Fidoe on 1st March 2019 by points in the 6th round at Vale Sports Arena, Wales.
He had won against Ross Murray on 3rd November 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their CBC Commonwealth Flyweight championship fight at York Hall, London.
Harris' last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
What time did Harris vs Braithwaite start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM BST at Production Park Studios, Yorkshire, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Harris vs Braithwaite?
Jay Harris was a 1/50 (-5000) favourite going into the contest, while Marcel Braithwaite made his way into the ring at 14/1 (+1400) with oddsmakers.