Civic Center, Florida, United States
Tape rankings @ Cruiserweight
Who won Jones Jr vs Sigmon?
Roy Jones Jr beat Scott Sigmon by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Thursday 8th February 2018 at Civic Center in Florida.
The scorecards were announced as 98-92, 98-92, 98-92 in favor of winner Roy Jones Jr.
The fight took place over 10 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
Jones Jr vs Sigmon stats
Roy Jones Jr stepped into the ring with a record of 65 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 47 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Scott Sigmon made his way to the ring with a record of 30 wins, 11 loses and 1 draw, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Jones Jr had advantage in power over Sigmon, with a 72% knock out percentage over Sigmon's 53%.
Roy Jones Jr was the older man by 19 years, at 52 years old.
Jones Jr had a height advantage of 2 inches over Sigmon.
Both Roy Jones Jr & Scott Sigmon fought out of an orthodox stance.
Jones Jr was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 32 more fights, and made his debut in 1989, 19 years earlier than Sigmon, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 265 more professional rounds, 495 to Sigmon's 230.
Jones Jr vs Sigmon form
Sigmon had lost to all of his last 2 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Matt Korobov on 18th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Osceola Heritage Center, Florida, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by J’Leon Love on 28th March 2015 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas.
Sigmon's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.