Kennedy vs Askin

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  • Kennedy vs Askin
  • 16-0-0 21-3-1
  • KO 6 KO 6
  • Friday 26th May 2017
  • Motorpoint Arena, Wales, UK
  • BBBOC British Cruiserweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Cruiserweight
  • Tape
  • 32 age 28
  • 6' 3" / 191cm height 6' 4" / 193cm
  • reach 77.2" / 196cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • tape record
  • PTS SD TKO TKO UD < form UD TKO RTD TD TKO <
  • 16 wins 21
  • 8 by ko 13
  • 50% Ko% 62%
  • 0 Losses 3
  • 0 draws 1
  • 2013 Debut 2008
  • tape rankings @ Cruiserweight
  • WBA
  • WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF

Kennedy vs Askin Info

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

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

This was of the World Boxing Super Series.

Kennedy vs Askin stats

Craig Kennedy stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero loses and 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 4 years, at 35 years old.

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

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

Kennedy vs Askin form

Askin had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Stephen Simmons on 17th March 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their BBBOC British Cruiserweight championship fight at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had beat Craig Kennedy on 26th May 2017 by knockout in the 6th round in their BBBOC British Cruiserweight championship fight at Motorpoint Arena, Wales.

Going into that contest, he had won against Tommy McCarthy on 19th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Victoria Warehouse, Trafford Road, Manchester.

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

He had defeated Simon Barclay on 12th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.

Activity check

Kennedy's last 0 fights had come over a period of , meaning he had been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of rounds, meaning that they had lasted NAN rounds on average.

Askin's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 rounds on average.

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