Chase Center, Delaware, United States
Tape rankings @ Cruiserweight
Who won Jones Jr vs Gunn?
Roy Jones Jr beat Bobby Gunn by technical knockout in the 8th round on Friday 17th February 2017 at Chase Center in Delaware.
The fight took place over 8 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
Jones Jr vs Gunn stats
Roy Jones Jr stepped into the ring with a record of 64 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 46 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Bobby Gunn made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, with 18 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Gunn had advantage in power over Jones Jr, with a 86% knock out percentage over Jones Jr's 72%.
Roy Jones Jr was the older man by 5 years, at 52 years old.
Both Roy Jones Jr & Bobby Gunn fought out of an orthodox stance.
Jones Jr was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 45 more fights, and made his debut in 1989, 8 days later than Gunn, whose first professional fight was in 1989. He had fought 164 more professional rounds, 495 to Gunn's 331.
Jones Jr vs Gunn form
Jones Jr had beaten 2 of his last 3 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Rodney Moore on 13th August 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Pensacola Bay Center, Florida, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Vyron Phillips on 20th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Celebrity Theater, Arizona.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Enzo Maccarinelli on 12th December 2015 by knockout in the 4th round at VTB Arena, Moscow, Russia.
Jones Jr's last 3 fights had come over a period of 8 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.3 rounds on average.