Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Jenkins vs Essuman?
Ekow Essuman beat Chris Jenkins by technical knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 24th July 2021 at Wembley Arena in London.
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 fight appeared on the undercard of Joe Joyce's and Carlos Takam's clash.
Jenkins vs Essuman stats
Chris Jenkins stepped into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 3 loses and 3 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ekow Essuman made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 14 wins and 0 draws, with 5 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested that Jenkins and Essuman have similar power, both with a 36% knock out percentage.
Chris Jenkins was the older man by 1 year, at 34 years old.
Essuman had a height advantage of 1 inch over Jenkins.
Both Chris Jenkins & Ekow Essuman fought out of an orthodox stance.
Jenkins was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 4 years and 9 months earlier than Essuman, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 71 more professional rounds, 178 to Essuman's 107.
Jenkins vs Essuman form
Chris Jenkins had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had drawn with Liam Taylor on 30th November 2019 by technical draw in their 12 round contest in their BBBOC British Welterweight championship fight at Arena Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Paddy Gallagher on 3rd August 2019 by technical decision in their CBC Commonwealth Welterweight championship fight at Marquee, Falls Park, Northern Ireland.
Going into that contest, he had beat Johnny Garton on 8th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Welterweight championship fight at Royal Albert Hall, London.
Before that, he had defeated Edvinas Puplauskas on 2nd February 2019 by points in the 6th round at The Neon, Wales.
He had drawn with Darragh Foley on 24th August 2018 by technical draw at Emirates Arena, Scotland.
Essuman remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Danny Ball on 9th October 2021 by knockout in the 6th round in their CBC Commonwealth Welterweight and BBBOC British Welterweight championship fight at Arena Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Chris Jenkins on 24th July 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their CBC Commonwealth Welterweight and BBBOC British Welterweight championship fight at Wembley Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Cedrick Peynaud on 12th September 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at York Hall, London.
Before that, he had beat Curtis Felix Jnr on 30th November 2019 by technical knockout in the 8th round at York Hall, London.
He had won against Zygimantas Butkevicius on 19th October 2019 by points in the 6th round at Britannia Hotel, Nottinghamshire.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Ekow Essuman had been fighting more than Chris Jenkins.
Going to this contest, Chris Jenkins had last fought 2 years, 8 months and 19 days ago, while Ekow Essuman's last outing had been 10 months and 9 days ago.
Jenkins' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
Essuman's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
What time did Jenkins vs Essuman start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM BST at Wembley Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Jenkins vs Essuman?
Jenkins vs Essuman was broadcast on BT Sport 1 in the UK.
What were the odds on Jenkins vs Essuman?
Chris Jenkins was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Ekow Essuman made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.