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Who won Hughes vs Hyland Jnr?
Maxi Hughes beat Paul Hyland Jnr by technical knockout in the 8th round on Friday 19th March 2021 at Bolton Whites Hotel (formerly De Vere Whites) in Lancashire.
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).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Karim Guerfi losing to Lee McGregor. Also, on the undercard Shabaz Masoud beat Louis Norman.
Hughes vs Hyland Jnr stats
Back in March 2021, Maxi Hughes stepped into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 5 loses and 2 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Paul Hyland Jnr made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Hyland Jnr had advantage in power over Hughes, with a 35% knock out percentage over Hughes' 18%.
Maxi Hughes was the same age as Paul Hyland Jnr, at 31 years old.
Hyland Jnr had a height advantage of 2 inches over Hughes.
Maxi Hughes fought out of the southpaw stance, while Paul Hyland Jnr was an orthodox fighter.
Hughes was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 3 years and 7 months earlier than Hyland Jnr, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 135 more professional rounds, 243 to Hyland Jnr's 108.
Hughes vs Hyland Jnr form
Hughes 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 beat Viktor Kotochigov on 9th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Caesars Palace Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had beat Jono Carroll on 12th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at LS-Live, Yorkshire, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had won against Kris Pilkington on 22nd March 2020 by points in the 4th round at Doncaster Dome, Yorkshire.
Before that, he had been beaten by Liam Walsh on 9th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at York Hall, London.
He had beat Kieron McLaren on 6th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Doncaster Dome, Yorkshire.
Hughes' last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
Hyland Jnr's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.5 rounds on average.
What time did Hughes vs Hyland Jnr start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM GMT at Bolton Whites Hotel (formerly De Vere Whites), Lancashire, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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