Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight
Who won Jacobs vs Ryder?
John Ryder beat Daniel Jacobs by split decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 12th February 2022 at Alexandra Palace in London.
The scorecards were announced as 113-115, 113-115, 115-113 in favor of winner John Ryder.
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).
The undercard featured the clash of Cash vs Madiev.
Jacobs vs Ryder stats
Daniel Jacobs stepped into the ring with a record of 37 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 30 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
John Ryder made his way to the ring with a record of 30 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 17 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Jacobs had a large advantage in power over Ryder, boosting at 81% knock out percentage over Ryder's 57%.
Daniel Jacobs was the older man by 1 year, at 35 years old.
Jacobs had a height advantage of 3 inches over Ryder. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Daniel Jacobs fought out of the orthodox stance, while John Ryder was a southpaw.
Jacobs was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 2 years and 9 months earlier than Ryder, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 35 less professional rounds, 198 to Ryder's 233.
Daniel Jacobs went into the fight ranked number 9 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC, 9 by the WBO and 7 by the IBF at super middleweight.
John Ryder was ranked number 4 by the WBA, 14 by the WBC and 11 by the WBO in the 168lb division.
Jacobs vs Ryder form
Jacobs had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Gabriel Rosado on 27th November 2020 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr on 20th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on 4th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight, WBA Super World Middleweight, WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Sergiy Derevyanchenko on 27th October 2018 by split decision in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Hulu Theater @ MSG, New York.
He had defeated Maciej Sulecki on 28th April 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
Ryder 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 won against Mike Guy on 18th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States.
Previous to that, he had lost to Callum Smith on 23rd November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had won against Bilal Akkawy on 4th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBA Interim World Super Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Before that, he had defeated Andrey Sirotkin on 27th October 2018 by knockout in the 7th round in their WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom.
He had beat Jamie Cox on 5th May 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at The O2 Arena, London.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, John Ryder had been fighting more than Daniel Jacobs.
Going to this contest, Daniel Jacobs had last fought 2 years and 4 days ago, while John Ryder's last outing had been 1 year, 11 months and 13 days ago.
Jacobs' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.6 rounds on average.
Ryder's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 rounds on average.
What time did Jacobs vs Ryder start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:15 PM GMT at Alexandra Palace, London, United Kingdom, which was 5:15 PM EST or 2:15 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Jacobs vs Ryder?
Daniel Jacobs was a 29/50 (-170) favourite going into the contest, while John Ryder made his way into the ring at 39/25 (+160) with oddsmakers.