Madison Square Garden, New York, United States
Tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
Who won Lee vs Jackson?
Andy Lee beat John Jackson by knockout in the 5th round on Saturday 7th June 2014 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
Lee vs Jackson stats
Andy Lee stepped into the ring with a record of 32 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
John Jackson made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Jackson had advantage in power over Lee, with a 83% knock out percentage over Lee's 69%.
Andy Lee was the older man by 5 years, at 37 years old.
Lee had a height advantage of 2 inches over Jackson. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Andy Lee fought out of the southpaw stance, while John Jackson was an orthodox fighter.
Lee was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 2 years and 10 months earlier than Jackson, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 106 less professional rounds, 0 to Jackson's 106.
Jackson's last 4 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 10 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 11 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Lee vs Jackson?
Andy Lee was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while John Jackson made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.