Doncaster Dome, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight
Who won Hughes vs Pilkington?
Maxi Hughes beat Kris Pilkington by points in the 4th round on Sunday 22nd March 2020 at Doncaster Dome in Yorkshire.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Maxi Hughes.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 4 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
Hughes vs Pilkington stats
Back in March 2020, Maxi Hughes stepped into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 5 loses and 2 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Kris Pilkington made his way to the ring with a record of 2 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw.
The stats suggested Hughes had a large advantage in power over Pilkington, boosting at 21% knock out percentage over Pilkington's 0%.
Maxi Hughes was the younger man by 2 years, at 30 years old.
Hughes had a height advantage of 1 inch over Pilkington.
Maxi Hughes fought out of the southpaw stance, while Kris Pilkington was an orthodox fighter.
Hughes was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 18 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 6 years and 5 months earlier than Pilkington, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 199 more professional rounds, 243 to Pilkington's 44.
Hughes vs Pilkington form
Hughes had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Liam Walsh on 9th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Kieron McLaren on 6th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Doncaster Dome, Yorkshire.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by 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.
Before that, he had won against Fonz Alexander on 16th April 2016 by points in the 6th round at First Direct Arena, Leeds.
He had beat James Fryers on 6th February 2016 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Europa Hotel, Belfast.
Hughes' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
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