First Direct Arena, Leeds, United Kingdom
Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight
Who won Leather vs Jnr?
Josh Leather beat Philip Sutcliffe Jnr by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 13th May 2017 at First Direct Arena in Leeds.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
Leather vs Jnr stats
Josh Leather stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 11 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Philip Sutcliffe Jnr made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Jnr had advantage in power over Leather, with a 62% knock out percentage over Leather's 45%.
Josh Leather was the younger man by 3 years, at 29 years old.
Josh Leather fought out of the orthodox stance, while Philip Sutcliffe Jnr was a southpaw.
Leather was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 6 months later than Jnr, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 64 less professional rounds, 0 to Jnr's 64.
Leather's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 8 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Leather vs Jnr?
Josh Leather was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Philip Sutcliffe Jnr made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.