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Chris Jenkins vs Liam Taylor report
Who won Jenkins vs Taylor?
Chris Jenkins drew with Liam Taylor by technical draw in their 12 round contest on Saturday 30th November 2019 at Arena Birmingham in West Midlands.
The scorecards were announced as , meaning it was a technical draw.
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 Zolani Tete losing to John Riel Casimero for the WBO World Bantamweight championship. Also, on the undercard Sam Bowen was overcome by Anthony Cacace for the BBBOC British Super Featherweight belt, Lerrone Richards was victorious over Lennox Clarke for the BBBOC British Super Middleweight title and Sam Maxwell beat Connor Parker.
Jenkins vs Taylor stats
Chris Jenkins stepped into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 3 loses and 2 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Liam Taylor made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Taylor had advantage in power over Jenkins, with a 48% knock out percentage over Jenkins' 36%.
Chris Jenkins was the older man by 2 years, at 34 years old.
Both Chris Jenkins & Liam Taylor fought out of an orthodox stance.
Jenkins was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 4 months later than Taylor, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 59 more professional rounds, 187 to Taylor's 128.
Jenkins vs Taylor form
Chris Jenkins had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Paddy Gallagher on 3rd August 2019 by technical decision in their CBC Commonwealth Welterweight championship fight at Marquee, Falls Park, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Johnny Garton on 8th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Welterweight championship fight at Royal Albert Hall, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Edvinas Puplauskas on 2nd February 2019 by points in the 6th round at The Neon, Wales.
Before that, he had drawn with Darragh Foley on 24th August 2018 by technical draw at Emirates Arena, Scotland.
He had been beaten by Akeem Ennis-Brown on 12th May 2018 by technical decision in their 5 round contest at GL1 Leisure Centre, Gloucestershire.
Jenkins' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
What time did Jenkins vs Taylor start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:00 PM GMT at Arena Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom, which was 2:00 PM EST or 11:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Jenkins vs Taylor?
Jenkins vs Taylor was broadcast on BT Sport 2 in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.
What were the odds on Jenkins vs Taylor?
Chris Jenkins was a 9/25 (-280) favourite going into the contest, while Liam Taylor made his way into the ring at 2/1 (+200) with oddsmakers.
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