Town Hall, West Midlands, United Kingdom
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Who won Langford vs Welborn?
Jason Welborn beat Tommy Langford by split decision in their 12 round contest on Friday 4th May 2018 at Town Hall in West Midlands.
The scorecards were announced as 113-114, 113-114, 115-113 in favor of winner Jason Welborn.
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 Welborn stats
Tommy Langford stepped into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jason Welborn made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Welborn had a slight advantage in power over Langford, with a 32% knock out percentage over Langford's 30%.
Tommy Langford was the younger man by 3 years, at 33 years old.
Both Tommy Langford & Jason Welborn fought out of an orthodox stance.
Langford was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 6 year and 8 months later than Welborn, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 32 less professional rounds, 173 to Welborn's 205.
Langford vs Welborn form
Langford had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Jack Arnfield on 17th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Middleweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Avtandil Khurtsidze on 22nd April 2017 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at Leicester Arena, Leicester.
Going into that contest, he had won against Sam Sheedy on 26th November 2016 by split decision in their BBBOC British Middleweight championship fight at Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff.
Before that, he had beat Timo Laine on 16th July 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Ice Arena Wales, Cardiff.
He had defeated Lewis Taylor on 12th March 2016 by unanimous decision in their CBC Commonwealth Middleweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Langford's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 6 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
Welborn's last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 2 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
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