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Jarrett Hurd vs Julian Williams report
Who won Hurd vs Williams?
Julian Williams beat Jarrett Hurd by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 11th May 2019 at Washington in District of Columbia.
The scorecards were announced as 111-116, 112-115, 112-115 in favor of winner Julian Williams.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 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.
Also, on the undercard Matt Korobov was victorious over Immanuwel Aleem, Alexandru Marin beat Luis Concepcion, Paulus Ambunda was overcome by Stephen Fulton and Mario Barrios was victorious over Juan Jose Velasco.
Hurd vs Williams stats
Jarrett Hurd stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 23 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Julian Williams made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Hurd had a slight advantage in power over Williams, with a 70% knock out percentage over Williams' 62%.
Jarrett Hurd was the same age as Julian Williams, at 32 years old.
Hurd had a height advantage of 2 inches over Williams. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Jarrett Hurd & Julian Williams fought out of an orthodox stance.
Hurd was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 year and 4 months later than Williams, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 38 less professional rounds, 156 to Williams' 194.
Julian Williams was ranked number 4 by the WBA and 1 by the IBF in the 154lb division.
Hurd vs Williams form
Hurd 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 Luis Arias on 6th June 2021 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Hard Rock Stadium, Florida, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Francisco Santana on 25th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Julian Williams on 11th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Middleweight and WBA Super World Super Welterweight championship fight at Washington, District of Columbia.
Before that, he had beat Jason Welborn on 1st December 2018 by knockout in the 4th round in their IBF World Junior Middleweight and WBA Super World Super Welterweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
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.
Williams had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Nathaniel Gallimore on 7th April 2018 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Ishe Smith on 18th November 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada, Afghanistan.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Jermall Charlo on 10th December 2016 by knockout in the 5th round in their IBF World Junior Middleweight championship fight at USC Galen Center, Los Angeles, United States.
Before that, he had defeated Marcello Matano on 5th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Bethlehem.
He had beat Luciano Leonel Cuello on 22nd September 2015 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Bethlehem.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jarrett Hurd had been fighting more than Julian Williams.
Going to this contest, Jarrett Hurd had last fought 1 year, 9 months and 17 days ago, while Julian Williams' last outing had been 4 years, 11 months and 16 days ago.
Hurd's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
Williams' last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 6 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
What time did Hurd vs Williams start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Washington, District of Columbia, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Hurd vs Williams?
Hurd vs Williams was broadcast on FOX in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by ITV 4.
What were the odds on Hurd vs Williams?
Jarrett Hurd was a 7/50 (-710) favourite going into the contest, while Julian Williams made his way into the ring at 9/2 (+450) with oddsmakers.
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