Hurd vs Welborn Info
Jarrett Hurd beat Jason Welborn by knockout in the 4th round on Saturday 1st December 2018 at Staples Center in LA.
The fight took place over rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
This contest was for the unified super welterweight championship of the world, with the IBF & WBA belts on the line.
Hurd vs Welborn stats
Jarrett Hurd stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 22 wins, zero loses and draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jason Welborn made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 6 loses and draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Hurd had a massive power advantage over Welborn, boosting at 68% knock out percentage over Welborn's 29%.
Jarrett Hurd was the younger man by 4 years, at 30 years old.
Both Jarrett Hurd & Jason Welborn fought out of an orthodox stance.
Hurd was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 6 year and 9 months later than Welborn, who’s first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 69 less professional rounds, 136 to Welborn's 205.
Jason Welborn was ranked number 11 by the WBA in the 154lb division.
Hurd vs Welborn form
Hurd had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Erislandy Lara on 7th April 2018 by split decision in their IBF World Junior Middleweight and WBA Super World Super Welterweight championship fight at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Austin Trout on 14th October 2017 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their IBF World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had beat Tony Harrison on 25th February 2017 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their IBF World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Legacy Arena, Alabama.
Before that, he had won against Tony Harrison on 25th February 2017 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their IBF World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Legacy Arena, Birmingham.
He had beat Jorge Cota on 12th November 2016 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Liacouras Center, Philadelphia.
Hurd's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 4 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
Welborn's last 0 fights had come over a period of , meaning he had been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of rounds, meaning that they had lasted NAN rounds on average.
What time did Hurd vs Welborn start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 pm EST / 7:00 pm PST at Staples Center, LA, United States, which was around 3:00 am GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Hurd vs Welborn?
Hurd vs Welborn was broadcast on Showtime PPV in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by BT Sport Box Office.