Tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
Who won Kelly vs Bastida?
Josh Kelly beat Lucas Brian Ariel Bastida by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 30th July 2022 at Vertu Motors Arena in Newcastle.
The scorecards were announced as 99-92, 96-95, 98-92 in favor of winner Josh Kelly.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
The undercard featured the clash of Eubank vs Chavez.
Kelly vs Bastida stats
Josh Kelly stepped into the ring with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw.
Lucas Brian Ariel Bastida made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw.
The stats suggested that Kelly and Bastida have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Josh Kelly was the older man by 28 years, at 28 years old.
Bastida had a height advantage of 3 inches over Kelly.
Both Josh Kelly & Lucas Brian Ariel Bastida fought out of an orthodox stance.
Kelly was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 4 months earlier than Bastida, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 8 less professional rounds, 87 to Bastida's 95.
Kelly vs Bastida form
Kelly had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Peter Kramer on 17th June 2022 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Echo Arena, Merseyside, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by David Avanesyan on 20th February 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Winston Campos on 20th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Arizona, United States.
Before that, he had drawn with Ray Robinson on 1st June 2019 by majority draw at Madison Square Garden, New York.
He had beat Przemyslaw Runowski on 20th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Kelly's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
What time did Kelly vs Bastida start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:15 PM BST at Vertu Motors Arena, Newcastle, United Kingdom, which was 5:15 PM EST or 2:15 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Kelly vs Bastida?
Kelly vs Bastida was broadcast on Channel 5 in the UK.
What were the odds on Kelly vs Bastida?
Josh Kelly was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Lucas Brian Ariel Bastida made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.