Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won James vs Dulorme?
Jamal James beat Thomas Dulorme by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 8th August 2020 at Microsoft Theater in California.
The scorecards were announced as 117-111, 115-113, 116-112 in favor of winner Jamal James.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
This contest was for the vacant welterweight championship of the world.
The undercard featured the clash of Morrell vs Allen for the WBA Interim World Super Middleweight championship.
James vs Dulorme stats
Jamal James stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Thomas Dulorme made his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Dulorme had advantage in power over James, with a 64% knock out percentage over James' 46%.
Jamal James was the older man by 1 year, at 32 years old.
James had a height advantage of 4 inches over Dulorme. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Both Jamal James & Thomas Dulorme fought out of an orthodox stance.
James was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 1 year and 9 months later than Dulorme, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 9 less professional rounds, 173 to Dulorme's 182.
Jamal James went into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBA at welterweight.
Thomas Dulorme was ranked number 10 by the WBA in the 147lb division.
James vs Dulorme form
Dulorme had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Terrel Williams on 21st September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Rabobank Theater, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had drawn with Jessie Vargas on 6th October 2018 by majority draw at Wintrust Arena, Illinois.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Yordenis Ugas on 26th August 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Jesus Gurrola on 18th June 2016 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Pabellon de la Feria, Albacete, Spain.
Hehad lost to Terence Crawford on 18th April 2015 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at University of Texas, Arlington, United States.
James' last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
Dulorme's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.2 rounds on average.
What time did James vs Dulorme start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Microsoft Theater, California, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast James vs Dulorme?
James vs Dulorme was broadcast on FOX in the US.
What were the odds on James vs Dulorme?
Jamal James was a 67/100 (-149) favourite going into the contest, while Thomas Dulorme made his way into the ring at 6/5 (+120) with oddsmakers.