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Who won Hughes vs Galahad?
Maxi Hughes beat Kid Galahad by majority decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 24th September 2022 at Nottingham Arena in Nottingham.
The scorecards were announced as 116-111, 114-114, 114-113 in favor of winner Maxi Hughes.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
The undercard featured the clash of Rankin vs Harper.
Hughes vs Galahad stats
Back in September 2022, Maxi Hughes stepped into the ring with a record of 25 wins, 5 loses and 2 draws.
Kid Galahad made his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.
Maxi Hughes was the same age as Kid Galahad, at 32 years old.
Maxi Hughes fought out of the southpaw stance, while Kid Galahad was an orthodox fighter.
Hughes was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 1 year later than Galahad, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 43 more professional rounds, 243 to Galahad's 200.
Maxi Hughes went into the fight ranked number 12 by the IBF at lightweight.
Hughes vs Galahad form
Hughes had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Ryan Walsh on 26th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at First Direct Arena, Yorkshire, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Jovanni Straffon on 4th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Emerald Headingley Stadium, Leeds.
Going into that contest, he had won against Paul Hyland Jnr on 19th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their BBBOC British Lightweight championship fight at Bolton Whites Hotel (formerly De Vere Whites), Lancashire.
Before that, he had beat Viktor Kotochigov on 9th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Caesars Palace Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
He had defeated Jono Carroll on 12th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at LS-Live, Yorkshire, United Kingdom.
Galahad had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Kiko Martinez on 13th November 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Sheffield Arena, Yorkshire, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Jazza Dickens on 7th August 2021 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Claudio Marrero on 8th February 2020 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.
Before that, he had been beaten by Josh Warrington on 15th June 2019 by majority decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at First Direct Arena, Leeds.
He had beat Brayan Mairena on 8th December 2018 by points in the 8th round at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Maxi Hughes had been fighting more than Kid Galahad.
Going to this contest, Maxi Hughes had last fought 5 months and 29 days ago, while Kid Galahad's last outing had been 10 months and 11 days ago.
Hughes' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.4 rounds on average.
Galahad's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
What time did Hughes vs Galahad start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at Nottingham Arena, Nottingham, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Hughes vs Galahad?
Maxi Hughes was a 81/50 (+160) underdog going into the contest, while Kid Galahad made his way into the ring at 11/25 (-230) with oddsmakers.
|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Kid Galahad - KO||75%|
|Kid Galahad - Decision||25%|
Based on 4 Predictions