Kelly vs Robinson Info
Josh Kelly drew with Ray Robinson by majority draw on Saturday 1st June 2019 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
The scorecards were announced as 96-94, 95-95, 95-95, meaning it was a majority draw.
The fight took place over rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Kelly vs Robinson stats
Josh Kelly stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 9 wins, zero loses and draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ray Robinson made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Kelly had advantage in power over Robinson, with a 67% knock out percentage over Robinson's 50%.
Josh Kelly was the younger man by 8 years, at 26 years old.
Josh Kelly fought out of the orthodox stance, while Ray Robinson was a southpaw.
Kelly was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 19 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 10 year and 4 months later than Robinson, who’s first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 104 less professional rounds, 67 to Robinson's 171.
Josh Kelly went into the fight ranked number 9 by the WBA in the 147lb division.
Ray Robinson was ranked number 13 by the WBC and 15 by the WBO in the 147lb division.
Kelly vs Robinson form
Kelly remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Przemyslaw Runowski on 20th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Kris George on 16th June 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their CBC Commonwealth Welterweight championship fight at Metro Radio Arena, Tyne and Wear.
Going into that contest, he had beat Carlos Molina on 31st March 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Principality Stadium, Wales.
Before that, he had won against Jean Michel Hamilcaro on 13th December 2017 by technical knockout in the 6th round at York Hall, London.
He had beat Jose Luis Zuniga on 21st October 2017 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at The SSE Arena, Northern Ireland.
Robinson had beaten 2 of his last 4 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had drawn with Egidijus Kavaliauskas on 30th March 2019 by majority draw at 2300 Arena, Pennsylvania, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Yordenis Ugas on 17th February 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Events Center, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Breidis Prescott on 30th June 2017 by technical decision in their 7 round contest at Tropicana Hotel & Casino, New Jersey.
Before that, he had won against Claudinei Lacerda on 24th March 2017 by technical knockout in the 7th round at The Fillmore, Pennsylvania.
What time did Kelly vs Robinson start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 1:00 am UTC at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States, which was 9:00 pm EST or 6:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 2:00 am BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Kelly vs Robinson?
Kelly vs Robinson was broadcast on DAZN in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Box Office HD.