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Joe Hughes vs Robbie Davies Jnr report
Who won Hughes vs Davies Jnr?
Robbie Davies Jnr beat Joe Hughes by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 30th March 2019 at Echo Arena in Liverpool.
The scorecards were announced as 113-115, 110-118, 114-115 in favor of winner Robbie Davies Jnr.
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 fight appeared on the undercard of Liam Smith beating Sam Eggington. Also, on the undercard Anthony Fowler lost to Scott Fitzgerald and David Price defeated Kash Ali.
Hughes vs Davies Jnr stats
Joe Hughes stepped into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Robbie Davies Jnr made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Davies Jnr had a large advantage in power over Hughes, boosting at 71% knock out percentage over Hughes' 41%.
Joe Hughes was the younger man by 1 year, at 32 years old.
Both Joe Hughes & Robbie Davies Jnr fought out of an orthodox stance.
Hughes was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 years and 7 months earlier than Davies Jnr, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 27 more professional rounds, 192 to Davies Jnr's 165.
Robbie Davies Jnr was ranked number 9 by the WBA in the 140lb division.
Hughes vs Davies Jnr form
Davies Jnr had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Glenn Foot on 13th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Super Lightweight and CBC Commonwealth Super Lightweight championship fight at Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Michal Syrowatka on 31st March 2018 by technical knockout in the 12th round at BT Convention Centre, Merseyside.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Michal Syrowatka on 15th July 2017 by technical knockout in the 12th round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
Before that, he had lost to Michal Syrowatka on 15th July 2017 by technical knockout in the 12th round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
He had beat Zoltan Szabo on 21st January 2017 by knockout in the 9th round at Guild Hall, Preston.
Hughes' last 4 fights had come over a period of 7 years and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.
Davies Jnr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 4 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 57 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.4 rounds on average.
What time did Hughes vs Davies Jnr start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:00 PM GMT at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom, which was 3:00 PM EST or 12:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Hughes vs Davies Jnr?
Hughes vs Davies Jnr was broadcast on Sky Sports Action in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by DAZN.
What were the odds on Hughes vs Davies Jnr?
Joe Hughes was a 7/2 (+350) underdog going into the contest, while Robbie Davies Jnr made his way into the ring at 1/5 (-500) with oddsmakers.
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