Belts on The Line
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Who won Leo vs Williams?
Angelo Leo beat Tramaine Williams by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 1st August 2020 at Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut.
The scorecards were announced as 117-111, 118-110, 118-110 in favor of winner Angelo Leo.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).
This contest was for the WBO super bantamweight championship of the world.
Leo vs Williams stats
Back in August 2020, Angelo Leo stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 19 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Tramaine Williams made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 19 wins and 0 draws, with 6 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Leo had advantage in power over Williams, with a 47% knock out percentage over Williams' 32%.
Angelo Leo was the younger man by 2 years, at 26 years old.
Leo had a height advantage of 2 inches over Williams. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Angelo Leo & Tramaine Williams fought out of an orthodox stance.
Leo was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2012, 7 months later than Williams, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 25 more professional rounds, 142 to Williams' 117.
Angelo Leo went into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO and 3 by the IBF at super bantamweight.
Tramaine Williams was ranked number 11 by the WBC, 6 by the WBO and 11 by the IBF in the 122lb division.
Leo vs Williams form
Leo had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Cesar Juarez on 28th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 11th round at State Farm Arena, Georgia, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Mark John Yap on 28th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had beat Neil John Tabanao on 5th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Nevada.
Before that, he had defeated Alberto Torres on 9th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Dignity Health Sports Park , California.
He had won against Erik Ruiz on 7th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Nevada.
Leo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
What time did Leo vs Williams start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Leo vs Williams?
Leo vs Williams was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.
What were the odds on Leo vs Williams?
Angelo Leo was a 69/50 (+140) underdog going into the contest, while Tramaine Williams made his way into the ring at 57/100 (-180) with oddsmakers.