Mar 09 2019
Saturday

Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York, United States

12 round contest @ Super Lightweight
Mikkel LesPierre
LesPierre
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25-0-3
UD 12

Score cards

  • 119-108
  • 120-107
  • 118-109
UD 12
21-0-1

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Belts on The Line

WBO World Junior Welterweight Championship

The tape

30
Age
34
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
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79.9" / 203 cm
Reach
-
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKOSDUDUDSD
Form
TKOTKOUDTKOUD
25
Wins
21
17
By KO
10
68
KO%
48
0
Loses
0
3
Draws
1
2011
Debut
2012

Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight

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The Ring
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WBA
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WBC
-
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WBO
10
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IBF
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Maurice Hooker vs Mikkel LesPierre report


Who won Hooker vs LesPierre?

Maurice Hooker beat Mikkel LesPierre by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 9th March 2019 at Turning Stone Resort & Casino in New York.

The scorecards were announced as 119-108, 120-107, 118-109 in favor of winner Maurice Hooker.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).

This contest was for the WBO super lightweight championship of the world.

This fight appeared on the undercard of Dmitry Bivol beating Joe Smith Jr for the WBA World Light Heavyweight championship. Also, on the undercard Callum Johnson beat Sean Monaghan and Sergey Kuzmin defeated Joey Dawejko.

Hooker vs LesPierre stats

Back in March 2019, Maurice Hooker stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 25 wins, zero loses and 3 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Mikkel LesPierre made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 21 wins and 1 draw, with 10 of those by knock out.

The stats suggested Hooker had advantage in power over LesPierre, with a 68% knock out percentage over LesPierre's 48%.

Maurice Hooker was the younger man by 4 years, at 30 years old.

Both Maurice Hooker & Mikkel LesPierre fought out of an orthodox stance.

Hooker was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year and 1 month earlier than LesPierre, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 16 more professional rounds, 158 to LesPierre's 142.

Mikkel LesPierre was ranked number 10 by the WBO in the 140lb division.

Hooker vs LesPierre form

Hooker had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Alex Saucedo on 16th November 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Terry Flanagan on 9th June 2018 by split decision in their WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had beat Courtney Jackson on 19th August 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Omni Dallas Hotel, Texas, USA.

Before that, he had won against Cristobal Cruz on 24th February 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Salon Mezzanine, Baja California, Mexico.

He had drawn with Darleys Perez on 19th November 2016 by split draw in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Activity check

Hooker's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.8 rounds on average.

What time did Hooker vs LesPierre start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Hooker vs LesPierre?

The fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Sports Action.

What were the odds on Hooker vs LesPierre?

Maurice Hooker was a 3/100 (-3300) favourite going into the contest, while Mikkel LesPierre made his way into the ring at 1343/100 (+1300) with oddsmakers.

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LesPierre

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Fight Finished Early

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Maurice Hooker

Mikkel LesPierre

108

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