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Who won Johnson vs Monaghan?
Callum Johnson beat Sean Monaghan by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 9th March 2019 at Turning Stone Resort & Casino in New York.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Dmitry Bivol beating Joe Smith Jr for the WBA World Light Heavyweight championship. Also, on the undercard Maurice Hooker beat Mikkel LesPierre for the WBO World Junior Welterweight belt and Sergey Kuzmin defeated Joey Dawejko.
Johnson vs Monaghan stats
Back in March 2019, Callum Johnson stepped into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Sean Monaghan made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 17 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Johnson had advantage in power over Monaghan, with a 71% knock out percentage over Monaghan's 59%.
Callum Johnson was the younger man by 4 years, at 34 years old.
Johnson had a height advantage of 1 inch over Monaghan. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Callum Johnson & Sean Monaghan fought out of an orthodox stance.
Johnson's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Monaghan's, having had 13 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 6 months later than Monaghan, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 74 more professional rounds, 74 to Monaghan's 0.
Callum Johnson went into the fight ranked number 15 by the IBF at light heavyweight.
Sean Monaghan was ranked number 12 by the WBC in the 175lb division.
Johnson vs Monaghan form
Callum Johnson had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Artur Beterbiev on 6th October 2018 by knockout in the 4th round in their IBF World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Wintrust Arena, Chicago, Illionis, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Frank Buglioni on 24th March 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round in their BBBOC British Light heavyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had won against Willbeforce Shihepo on 24th September 2016 by knockout in the 9th round in their CBC Commonwealth Light Heavyweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Before that, he had beat Norbert Szekeres on 18th June 2016 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Event City, Trafford Park, Lancashire.
He had defeated Richard Horton on 7th May 2016 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Sean Monaghan had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Sullivan Barrera on 3rd November 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Aviator Sports Complex, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Evert Bravo on 4th November 2017 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Marcus Browne on 15th July 2017 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale.
Before that, he had lost to Marcus Browne on 15th July 2017 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Nassau Coliseum, New York.
He had defeated Fernando Castaneda on 10th December 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at CenturyLink Center, Nebraska.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Sean Monaghan had been fighting more than Callum Johnson.
Going to this contest, Callum Johnson had last fought 5 months and 3 days ago, while Sean Monaghan's last outing had been 4 months and 6 days ago.
Johnson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
Monaghan's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.4 rounds on average.
What time did Johnson vs Monaghan start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York, United States, which was around 2:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Johnson vs Monaghan?
Callum Johnson was a 13/100 (-770) favourite going into the contest, while Sean Monaghan made his way into the ring at 51/10 (+510) with oddsmakers.