UIC Pavilion, Chicago, United States
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Who won Jack vs Dirrell?
Badou Jack beat Anthony Dirrell by majority decision in their 12 round contest on Friday 24th April 2015 at UIC Pavilion in Chicago.
The scorecards were announced as 116-112, 115-113, 114-114 in favor of winner Badou Jack.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
This contest was for the WBC super middleweight championship of the world.
Jack vs Dirrell stats
Back in April 2015, Badou Jack stepped into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Anthony Dirrell made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 27 wins and 1 draw, with 22 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Dirrell had advantage in power over Jack, with a 81% knock out percentage over Jack's 67%.
Badou Jack was the older man by 1 year, at 32 years old.
Dirrell had a height advantage of 1 inch over Jack. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Badou Jack & Anthony Dirrell fought out of an orthodox stance.
Jack was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 4 year and 4 months later than Dirrell, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 36 more professional rounds, 220 to Dirrell's 184.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Badou Jack had been fighting more than Anthony Dirrell.
Going to this contest, Badou Jack had last fought 4 months and 12 days ago, while Anthony Dirrell's last outing had been 8 months and 8 days ago.
Jack's last 2 fights had come over a period of 7 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
Dirrell's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 4 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.
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