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Who won Jones vs Pettis – Gamebred Boxing 4?
Anthony Pettis beat Roy Jones Jr by majority decision in their 8 round contest on Saturday 1st April 2023 at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee.
The scorecards were announced as 74-78, 76-76, 75-77 in favor of winner Anthony Pettis.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
The undercard featured the clash of Belfort vs Souza.
Jones vs Pettis – Gamebred Boxing 4 stats
Back in April 2023, Roy Jones Jr stepped into the ring with a record of 66 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws.
Anthony Pettis made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of debut wins and 0 draws.
Roy Jones Jr was the older man by 18 years, at 54 years old.
Jones Jr had a height advantage of 1 inch over Pettis. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Roy Jones Jr & Anthony Pettis fought out of an orthodox stance.
Jones Jr was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 75 more fights, and made his debut in 1989, 33 years and 9 months earlier than Pettis, whose first professional fight was in 2023. He had fought 503 more professional rounds, 503 to Pettis' 0.
Jones vs Pettis – Gamebred Boxing 4 form
Jones Jr had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had drawn with Mike Tyson on 28th November 2020 by split draw in their 8 round contest at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Scott Sigmon on 8th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Civic Center, Florida.
Going into that contest, he had won against Bobby Gunn on 17th February 2017 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Chase Center, Delaware.
Before that, he had beat Rodney Moore on 13th August 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Pensacola Bay Center, Florida.
He had defeated Vyron Phillips on 20th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Celebrity Theater, Arizona.
Jones Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
What time did Jones vs Pettis – Gamebred Boxing 4 start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Jones vs Pettis – Gamebred Boxing 4?
Roy Jones Jr was a 1/3 (-300) favourite going into the contest, while Anthony Pettis made his way into the ring at 9/4 (+220) with oddsmakers.
|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Anthony Pettis - KO||33.33%|
|Anthony Pettis - Decision||33.33%|
|Roy Jones Jr - Decision||33.33%|
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