Full Sail University, Winter Park, United States
Tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
Who won Jackson vs Laurente?
John Jackson beat Dennis Laurente by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Sunday 2nd August 2015 at Full Sail University in Winter Park.
The scorecards were announced as 100-89, 100-89, 100-89 in favor of winner John Jackson.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
Jackson vs Laurente stats
John Jackson stepped into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Dennis Laurente made his way to the ring with a record of 50 wins, 5 loses and 5 draws, with 30 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Jackson had advantage in power over Laurente, with a 79% knock out percentage over Laurente's 60%.
John Jackson was the younger man by 12 years, at 32 years old.
Jackson had a height advantage of 4 inches over Laurente. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.
John Jackson fought out of the orthodox stance, while Dennis Laurente was a southpaw.
Jackson was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 39 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 14 year and 9 months later than Laurente, whose first professional fight was in 1994. He had fought 309 less professional rounds, 106 to Laurente's 415.
Jackson's last 4 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 10 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 11 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Jackson vs Laurente?
John Jackson was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Dennis Laurente made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.