Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won James vs Montes?
Jamal James beat Mahonri Montes by knockout in the 2nd round on Friday 24th August 2018 at Minneapolis Armory in Minnesota.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Willie Monroe Jr's and Javier Francisco Maciel's clash.
James vs Montes stats
Jamal James stepped into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mahonri Montes made his way to the ring with a record of 35 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw, with 24 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Montes had a large advantage in power over James, boosting at 69% knock out percentage over James' 43%.
Jamal James was the older man by 1 year, at 33 years old.
James had a height advantage of 4 inches over Montes.
Both Jamal James & Mahonri Montes fought out of an orthodox stance.
James was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 19 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 3 year and 7 months later than Montes, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 42 less professional rounds, 182 to Montes' 224.
Jamal James went into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA and 11 by the WBC at welterweight.
Montes' last 2 fights had come over a period of 7 years and 9 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 10 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
What time did James vs Montes start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Minneapolis Armory, Minnesota, United States, which was around 2:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast James vs Montes?
James vs Montes was broadcast on Fox Sport 1 in the US.
What were the odds on James vs Montes?
Jamal James was a 1/20 (-1999) favourite going into the contest, while Mahonri Montes made his way into the ring at 7/1 (+700) with oddsmakers.