Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Jacobs vs Arias?
Daniel Jacobs beat Luis Arias by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 11th November 2017 at Nassau Coliseum in New York.
The scorecards were announced as 118-109, 120-107, 119-108 in favor of winner Daniel Jacobs.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
Jacobs vs Arias stats
Daniel Jacobs stepped into the ring with a record of 32 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.
Luis Arias made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 18 wins and 0 draws.
Daniel Jacobs was the older man by 3 years, at 35 years old.
Jacobs had a height advantage of 1 inch over Arias.
Both Daniel Jacobs & Luis Arias fought out of an orthodox stance.
Jacobs was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 15 year and 1 month later than Arias, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 44 more professional rounds, 198 to Arias' 154.
Daniel Jacobs went into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC, 4 by the WBO and 5 by the IBF at middleweight.
Luis Arias was ranked number 12 by the WBA, 6 by the WBC, 11 by the WBO and 6 by the IBF in the 160lb division.
Jacobs vs Arias form
Jacobs had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Luis Arias on 11th November 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Nassau Coliseum, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Gennady Golovkin on 18th March 2017 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight, WBC World Middleweight and WBA Super World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Sergio Mora on 9th September 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Santander Arena, Reading.
Before that, he had beat Peter Quillin on 5th December 2015 by technical knockout in the 1st round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
He had won against Sergio Mora on 1st August 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
Jacobs' last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 5 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 rounds on average.
Arias' last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 9 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.
What time did Jacobs vs Arias start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Nassau Coliseum, New York, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Jacobs vs Arias?
Daniel Jacobs was a 1/10 (-1000) favourite going into the contest, while Luis Arias made his way into the ring at 11/2 (+550) with oddsmakers.