Jack vs McKernan Info
Badou Jack beat Blake McKernan by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest on Saturday 28th November 2020 at Dignity Health Sports Park in California.
The scorecards were announced as 80-72, 80-72, 80-72 in favor of winner Badou Jack.
The fight took place over rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
Jack vs McKernan stats
Badou Jack stepped into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 3 loses and 3 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Blake McKernan made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 13 wins and draws, with 6 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Jack had advantage in power over McKernan, with a 59% knock out percentage over McKernan's 46%.
Badou Jack was the older man by 4 years, at 37 years old.
Both Badou Jack & Blake McKernan fought out of an orthodox stance.
Jack was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 6 years and 9 months earlier than McKernan, who’s first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 123 more professional rounds, 191 to McKernan's 68.
Jack vs McKernan form
Badou Jack had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Jean Pascal on 28th December 2019 by split decision in their WBA World Light Heavyweight championship fight at State Farm Arena, Georgia, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Marcus Browne on 19th January 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Light heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had drawn with Adonis Stevenson on 19th May 2018 by majority draw in their WBC World Light heavyweight championship fight at Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Canada.
Before that, he had beat Nathan Cleverly on 26th August 2017 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBA World Light Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
He had drawn with James DeGale on 14th January 2017 by majority draw in their 12 round contest in their WBC World Super Middleweight and IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
Jack's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 11 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.6 rounds on average.
What time did Jack vs McKernan start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 pm EST / 7:00 pm PST at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States, which was around 3:00 am GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Jack vs McKernan?
Jack vs McKernan was broadcast on Fite.tv PPV US in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by BT Sport Box Office.