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Who won Jack vs Rivera?
Badou Jack beat Richard Rivera by split decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 20th August 2022 at Jeddah Superdome in Jeddah.
The scorecards were announced as 94-96, 96-94, 96-94 in favor of winner Badou Jack.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Oleksandr Usyk beating Anthony Joshua for the IBF World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight, WBO World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship. Also, on the undercard Callum Smith beat Mathieu Bauderlique for the WBA World Light Heavyweight belt, Filip Hrgovic defeated Zhilei Zhang, Andrew Tabiti was victorious over James Wilson and Ben Whittaker beat Petar Nosic.
Jack vs Rivera stats
Badou Jack stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 3 loses and 3 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Richard Rivera made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 21 wins and 0 draws, with 16 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Rivera had advantage in power over Jack, with a 76% knock out percentage over Jack's 62%.
Badou Jack was the older man by 39 years, at 39 years old.
Jack had a height advantage of 1 inch over Rivera.
Both Badou Jack & Richard Rivera fought out of an orthodox stance.
Jack was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 7 years and 11 months earlier than Rivera, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 118 more professional rounds, 208 to Rivera's 90.
Badou Jack went into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA, 7 by the WBC and 2 by the WBO at cruiserweight.
Jack vs Rivera form
Jack had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Samuel Crossed on 26th November 2021 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Motospace Dubai Investment Park, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had won against Dervin Colina on 6th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Hard Rock Stadium, Florida, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Blake McKernan on 28th November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.
Before that, he had been beaten by Jean Pascal on 28th December 2019 by split decision in their WBA World Light Heavyweight championship fight at State Farm Arena, Georgia.
He had lost to Marcus Browne on 19th January 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Light heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Jack's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
What time did Jack vs Rivera start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 6:00 PM UTC at Jeddah Superdome, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, which was 2:00 PM EST or 11:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 7:00 PM BST in the UK.
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