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Jay Harris vs Marcel Braithwaite report
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
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 3 years, at 32 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 the more experienced professional 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 7 more professional rounds, 131 to Braithwaite's 124.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Marcel Braithwaite had been fighting more than Jay Harris.
Going to this contest, Jay Harris had last fought 6 years, 3 months and 13 days ago, while Marcel Braithwaite's last outing had been 3 years, 5 months and 16 days ago.
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.
Who broadcast Harris vs Braithwaite?
Harris vs Braithwaite was broadcast on YouTube UK in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.
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.
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