Craig Kennedy
Kennedy
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May 26 2017
Friday

Motorpoint Arena, Wales, United Kingdom

12 rounds contest @ Cruiserweight
16-0-0
KO 6
KO 6
21-3-1

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Belts on The Line

Vacant BBBOC British Cruiserweight Championship

The tape

37
Age
34
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
N/A
Reach
77.2" / 196 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

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Form
UDTKORTDTDTKO
16
Wins
21
8
By KO
13
50
KO%
62
0
Loses
3
0
Draws
1
2013
Debut
2008

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Craig Kennedy vs Matty Askin report

Who won Kennedy vs Askin?

Matty Askin beat Craig Kennedy by knockout in the 6th round on Friday 26th May 2017 at Motorpoint Arena in Wales.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).

Kennedy vs Askin stats

Craig Kennedy stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Matty Askin made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 13 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Askin had advantage in power over Kennedy, with a 62% knock out percentage over Kennedy's 50%.

Craig Kennedy was the older man by 3 years, at 37 years old.

Askin had a height advantage of 1 inch over Kennedy.

Both Craig Kennedy & Matty Askin fought out of an orthodox stance.

Kennedy was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 year and 3 months later than Askin, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 57 less professional rounds, 92 to Askin's 149.

Kennedy vs Askin form

Askin had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Tommy McCarthy on 19th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Victoria Warehouse, Trafford Road, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had beat Tommy McCarthy on 19th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Victoria Warehouse, Trafford Road, Lancashire.

Going into that contest, he had won against Simon Barclay on 12th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.

Before that, he had beat Jiri Svacina on 12th December 2015 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Winter Gardens, Lancashire.

He had been beaten by Ovill McKenzie on 27th March 2015 by majority decision in their BBBOC British Cruiserweight and CBC Commonwealth Cruiserweight championship fight at York Hall, London.

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Askin's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years and 10 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.

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Craig Kennedy

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