Doncaster Dome, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Hughes vs McLaren?
Maxi Hughes beat Kieron McLaren by technical knockout in the 4th round on Saturday 6th July 2019 at Doncaster Dome in Yorkshire.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Hughes vs McLaren stats
Back in July 2019, Maxi Hughes stepped into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 4 loses and 2 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Kieron McLaren made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 12 wins and 1 draw.
The stats suggested Hughes had advantage in power over McLaren, with a 17% knock out percentage over McLaren's 0%.
Maxi Hughes was the older man by 3 years, at 29 years old.
McLaren had a height advantage of 3 inches over Hughes.
Maxi Hughes fought out of the southpaw stance, while Kieron McLaren was an orthodox fighter.
Hughes was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 4 years earlier than McLaren, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 155 more professional rounds, 243 to McLaren's 88.
Hughes vs McLaren form
Maxi Hughes had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Sam Bowen on 14th April 2018 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their BBBOC British Super Featherweight championship fight at King Power Stadium (Leicester City FC), Leicestershire, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Fonz Alexander on 16th April 2016 by points in the 6th round at First Direct Arena, Leeds.
Going into that contest, he had beat James Fryers on 6th February 2016 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Europa Hotel, Belfast.
Before that, he had won against Abdon Cesar on 23rd October 2015 by points in the 6th round at Devonshire Dome, Buxton.
He had been beaten by Martin Joseph Ward on 11th April 2015 by points in the 5th round at First Direct Arena, Leeds.
Hughes' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
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