Kambosos Jnr vs Bey Info
George Kambosos Jnr beat Mickey Bey by split decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 14th December 2019 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
The scorecards were announced as 94-95, 97-92, 96-93 in favor of winner George Kambosos Jnr.
The fight took place over rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Kambosos Jnr vs Bey stats
George Kambosos Jnr stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 17 wins, zero loses and draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mickey Bey made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Kambosos Jnr had advantage in power over Bey, with a 59% knock out percentage over Bey's 48%.
George Kambosos Jnr was the younger man by 10 years, at 27 years old.
Bey had 1-inch reach advantage.
Both George Kambosos Jnr & Mickey Bey fought out of an orthodox stance.
Kambosos Jnr was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 8 year later than Bey, who’s first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 55 less professional rounds, 106 to Bey's 161.
George Kambosos Jnr went into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBO and 3 by the IBF in the 135lb division.
Kambosos Jnr vs Bey form
Kambosos Jnr remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 4 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Richard Pena on 7th June 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Olympic Hall Galatsi, Athens, Greece.
Previous to that, he had won against Rey Perez on 19th January 2019 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat JR Magboo on 15th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Before that, he had defeated Jose Forero on 5th May 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Foxwoods Resort, Connecticut, United States.
Bey had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Rances Barthelemy on 3rd June 2016 by split decision in their IBF World Lightweight championship fight at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Naim Nelson on 18th December 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Miguel Vazquez on 13th September 2014 by split decision in their IBF World Lightweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Alan Herrera on 2nd May 2014 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas.
He had won against Carlos Cardenas on 6th December 2013 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Little Creek Casino Resort, Shelton.
Kambosos Jnr's last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year 1 month and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.3 rounds on average.
Bey's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 5 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
What time did Kambosos Jnr vs Bey start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 pm EST / 5:00 pm PST at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States, which was around 1:00 am GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Kambosos Jnr vs Bey?
Kambosos Jnr vs Bey was broadcast on ESPN+ in the US.