Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Haskins vs Burnett?
Ryan Burnett beat Lee Haskins by split decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 10th June 2017 at Odyssey Arena in Belfast.
The scorecards were announced as 107-119, 107-119, 118-108 in favor of winner Ryan Burnett.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).
This contest was for the IBF bantamweight championship of the world.
Haskins vs Burnett stats
Lee Haskins stepped into the ring with a record of 34 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ryan Burnett made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 16 wins and 0 draws, with 9 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Burnett had advantage in power over Haskins, with a 56% knock out percentage over Haskins' 41%.
Lee Haskins was the older man by 8 years, at 37 years old.
Haskins had a height advantage of 1 inch over Burnett. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Lee Haskins fought out of the southpaw stance, while Ryan Burnett was an orthodox fighter.
Haskins was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 21 more fights, and made his debut in 2003, 10 years and 2 months earlier than Burnett, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 61 less professional rounds, 66 to Burnett's 127.
Ryan Burnett was ranked number 10 by the IBF in the 118lb division.
Haskins vs Burnett form
Haskins had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Ryan Burnett on 10th June 2017 by split decision in their IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at Odyssey Arena, Belfast, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Stuart Hall on 10th September 2016 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Ivan Morales on 14th May 2016 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at Ice Arena, Cardiff.
Before that, he had defeated Ryosuke Iwasa on 13th June 2015 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at Whitchurch Sports Centre, Bristol.
He had won against Omar Lamiri on 21st February 2015 by technical decision in their 8 round contest at Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Ryan Burnett had beaten 5 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Joseafat Reyes on 25th February 2017 by points in the 8th round at Ice Arena, Hull, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Ryan Farrag on 15th October 2016 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Bantamweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Going into that contest, he had beat Cesar Ramirez on 30th July 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at First Direct Arena, Leeds.
Before that, he had won against Anthony Settoul on 27th February 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Hehad beat Jason Booth on 21st November 2015 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Bantamweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Ryan Burnett had been fighting more than Lee Haskins.
Going to this contest, Lee Haskins had last fought 4 years and 13 days ago, while Ryan Burnett's last outing had been 4 years, 3 months and 29 days ago.
Haskins' last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 4 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
Burnett's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.4 rounds on average.
What time did Haskins vs Burnett start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at Odyssey Arena, Belfast, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Haskins vs Burnett?
Haskins vs Burnett was broadcast on Sky Sports 1 in the UK.
What were the odds on Haskins vs Burnett?
Lee Haskins was a 53/20 (+265) underdog going into the contest, while Ryan Burnett made his way into the ring at 8/25 (-312) with oddsmakers.