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Who won Langford vs Arnfield?
Tommy Langford beat Jack Arnfield by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 17th February 2018 at Manchester Arena in Manchester.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Tommy Langford.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
Langford vs Arnfield stats
Back in February 2018, Tommy Langford stepped into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Jack Arnfield made his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.
Tommy Langford was the same age as Jack Arnfield, at 29 years old.
Arnfield had a height advantage of 2 inches over Langford.
Both Tommy Langford & Jack Arnfield fought out of an orthodox stance.
Langford was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 4 year and 10 months later than Arnfield, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 173 more professional rounds, 173 to Arnfield's 0.
Tommy Langford went into the fight ranked number 12 by the WBO at middleweight.
Jack Arnfield was ranked number 7 by the WBA, 14 by the WBC and 7 by the IBF in the 160lb division.
Langford vs Arnfield form
Langford 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 lost to Avtandil Khurtsidze on 22nd April 2017 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at Leicester Arena, Leicester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Sam Sheedy on 26th November 2016 by split decision in their BBBOC British Middleweight championship fight at Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff.
Going into that contest, he had beat Timo Laine on 16th July 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Ice Arena Wales, Cardiff.
Before that, he had defeated Lewis Taylor on 12th March 2016 by unanimous decision in their CBC Commonwealth Middleweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
He had won against Robert Swierzbinski on 19th December 2015 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Arnfield had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Adam Jones on 4th November 2017 by points in the 6th round at BT Convention Centre, Merseyside, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Brian Rose on 25th March 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Going into that contest, he had beat Mick Hall on 21st January 2017 by technical knockout in the 11th round at Guild Hall, Lancashire.
Before that, he had won against Dan Blackwell on 19th November 2016 by points in the 6th round at Victoria Warehouse, Trafford Road, Lancashire.
He had beat John Ryder on 24th September 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jack Arnfield had been fighting more than Tommy Langford.
Going to this contest, Tommy Langford had last fought 9 months and 26 days ago, while Jack Arnfield's last outing had been 3 months and 13 days ago.
Langford's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.2 rounds on average.
Arnfield's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 4 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
What time did Langford vs Arnfield start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM GMT at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom, which was 3:00 PM EST or 12:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Langford vs Arnfield?
Langford vs Arnfield was broadcast on ITV Box Office in the UK.
What were the odds on Langford vs Arnfield?
Tommy Langford was a 53/100 (-190) favourite going into the contest, while Jack Arnfield made his way into the ring at 151/100 (+150) with oddsmakers.